The North Carolina State Wolfpack have a rich and long football tradition that dates back to the 19th century. Playing in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), NC State has some of the premier competition in the country, and they are consistently one of the toughest matchups on the East Coast. The Wolfpack have won over 10 conference championships, including 7 ACC Championships in a span of 23 years from 1957-1979. Over the years the Wolfpack have had several legendary coaches, including Earle Edwards, and Lou Holtz. Gamedays in Raleigh are electric, with over 57,000 fans throwing up the Sign of the Wolf, and chilling chants of “Wolf,” “Pack.” A quick stroll through the Wolfpack Football Museum, located in the Murphy Center, lets you see a glimpse of the dozens of all Americans and legendary players to wear the Red and White, including, Phillip Rivers, Mario Edwards, Torry Holt, David Amerson, and Ted Brown. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for NC State Wolfpack football tickets.
NC State Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium Address: 4600 Trinity Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27607
The NC State Wolfpack play their home games at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh North Carolina. Carter-Finley seats over 57,000 fans, and has been the home of the Wolfpack since 1966. The Walk of Champions, where fans line the walkways in front of Murphy Football Center, forming a tunnel of red for the Wolfpack players to walk through on their way to the stadium, is a can’t miss experience. NC State’s bench is located on the west side of the stadium, and “Tuffy” can be seen roaming the sidelines not too far from the players. The NC State Wolfpack home bench is on the Carter-Finley Stadium sideline with sections 17-24. Carter-Finley Stadium parking information is covered in our Wolfpack event guide.
The State-Carolina game is the most intense football rivalry in the State of North Carolina. Separated by only 25 miles, these two schools are the largest universities in the state, and have some of the most rabid fan bases anywhere. The proximity of the schools allows for fans to easily travel to away games, giving every meeting a loud, contentious, and electric atmosphere. Since 1950, this rivalry has been one of the most closely contested matchups anywhere in the country with neither side able to keep an advantage for long.
NC State vs. Wake Forest
These two tobacco road rivals have the longest continuous rivalry in the ACC. Playing over 105 times, including every year since 1910, the Wolfpack and Demon Deacons are no strangers. These schools compete at every level possible including, for North Carolina recruits and fans, the ACC Atlantic title, and for the ACC Conference title. In recent years this rivalry has been dominated by the home team, which speaks to the deafening crowds, and competitive atmosphere that follows this rivalry from Raleigh to Winston-Salem.
NC State vs. Clemson
Known as the Textile Bowl, this rivalry has been played over 80 times since 1899, and has been an annual matchup since 1971. Both schools are founding members of the ACC and both compete in the conferences Atlantic Division. This rivalry is particularly interesting due to the vast similarities of the two schools in terms of fans, academics, and culture. Although good natured off the field, on the field this rivalry is as competitive as any, and one of the better divisional matchups in the ACC.
NC State Wolfpack Event Guide
How can I buy cheap NC State Wolfpack tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of NC State Wolfpack football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. NC State tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee ACC opponents, like Florida State, Clemson and Virginia Tech, can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer best opportunity to purchase NC State tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 NC State Wolfpack football schedule?
The Wolfpack 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the ACC. NC State plays in the ACC Atlantic Division, which means games against Florida State, Clemson, Syracuse, Boston College, Maryland, and Wake Forest. Game times are announced by the ACC as soon as the TV schedule is set. NC State’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Clemson in the Textile Bowl. If you are looking for Wolfpack news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official NC State Wolfpack team roster.
Can I buy NC State Wolfpack football season tickets?
NC State Wolfpack season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase NC State football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Carter-Finley Stadium.
What is the best NC State rivalry game during the season?
NC State’s rivalry with North Carolina is one of the best rivalries in all of the ACC, and usually the biggest college football game in the state of North Carolina.
What is the best gameday tradition at a Wolfpack home game?
The walk of champions is one of the best traditions in the ACC. The Walkways in front of the Murphy Football Center are packed with a sea of red, as fans usher the Wolfpack coaches and players to Carter-Finley Stadium. Once inside the stadium, the deafening “Wolf,” “Pack,” chants are unforgettable.