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Topic: 2012 NC State game was absurd
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2012 NC State game was absurd

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Posted: Nov 7, 2019 11:30 AM
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i can clearly remember looking up at the East Endzone Scoreboard at one point: 03:00 left in the 3Q, 55 points on the board, up by 17... yet somehow just as uncomfortable as I was when we were down by 11 early in the 2Q.

Even after scoring 6 unanswered TDs, it just seemed like we could never stop them. Not sure i've ever seen a team hit more long plays in 1 game than State on this day. 4 of NC State's TD Drives took just 1 play.

Tajh set a school record with 531 Total Yards and 8 TDs (5 passing, 3 Rushing). But, N.C. State’s WR Tobias Palmer set an ACC record with 496 all-purpose yards (Also breaking the Death Valley record for All-Purpose Yards in a game held by Peter Warrick 97) . He had 277 yards on kickoff returns and caught seven passes for 219 yards and three touchdowns. Mike Glennon was 29-of-53 for 493 yards and five touchdowns.

https://youtu.be/fjl-qIl9neU

ironically, our secondary woes that year led to one of Dabo's Ace hires in Mike Reed in Dec 2012, who was NC State's secondary coach in this game.

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Re: 2012 NC State game was absurd

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Posted: Nov 7, 2019 11:37 AM
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I remember that game very well, but I had a different feeling sitting in the stands.

I had a conversation with my dad, who watched on tv, the next day. He was telling me how close we were to letting that game slip away.

I disagreed and told him that in the stadium it felt like Clemson could have scored 80 if that's what it took to win. I didn't ever think NC State was going to stop us from anything we wanted to do on offense.

The Mike Reed of that one game snapshot seems like Dabo took a surprising chance.

I do remember that year that NC State either led or was very close to the top of the country in INTs.


Which means Dabo didn't hold that game


Posted: Nov 7, 2019 11:38 AM
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And State's performance against Mike Reed! :) He took the high road...and a longer view...as has been proven time and again over the past eleven years!


Is this the one where the refs kept calling Clemson for PI


Posted: Nov 7, 2019 2:15 PM
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and the refs needed police escort to get out of town ??

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