1978 NC State Wolfpack football team

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1978 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Tangerine Bowl, W 30–17 vs. Pittsburgh
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 19
APNo. 18
1978 record9–3 (4–2 ACC)
Head coachBo Rein (3rd season)
Home stadiumCarter Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Clemson $ 6 0 0     11 1 0
No. 20 Maryland 5 1 0     9 3 0
No. 18 NC State 4 2 0     9 3 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     5 6 0
Duke 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     1 10 0
Virginia 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bo Rein. NC State has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) since the league's inception in 1953. The Wolfpack played its home games in 1978 at Carter Stadium (now Carter–Finley Stadium) in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been NC State football's home stadium since 1966.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 9East Carolina*W 29–13
September 16Syracuse*
  • Carter Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 27–19
September 23West Virginia*
  • Carter Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 29–15
September 30Wake Forest
  • Carter Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (Rivalry)
W 34–10
October 7at No. 12 MarylandNo. 20L 7–31
October 21at North CarolinaW 34–7
October 28No. 20 Clemson
L 10–33
November 4South Carolina*
  • Carter Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina (Rivalry)
W 22–13
November 11at No. 2 Penn State*L 10–19
November 18Duke
  • Carter Stadium
  • Raleigh, North Carolina
W 24–10
November 25at VirginiaW 24–21
December 23vs. No. 16 Pittsburgh*W 30–17
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 North Carolina State Wolfpack Schedule and Results | College Football at Sports-Reference.com". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2017-10-09.