Scouting N.C. State: trouble spots for the Tigers
RB Tony Creecy: He's the Wolfpack's second leading rusher and is a capable and often-used receiver out of the backfield.
QB Mike Glennon: He ranks second in the ACC to Tajh Boyd in passing yardage, and has thrown 22 touchdown passes - also second to Boyd.
WR Bryan Underwood: He caught at least one TD pass in each of State's first eight games, and is averaging 16 yards per catch.
WR Quintin Payton: He leads a deep N.C. State receiving corps with 42 catches and ranks ninth in the ACC in receiving yards per game.
WR Tobais Palmer: He leads the team in all-purpose yardage with 105 yards per game.
DB David Amerson: The nation's interception leader a year ago, he's picked off four more passes this season, which ranks second in the ACC.
LB Brandon Bishop: He leads the Wolfpack in tackles with 83.
LB Ricky Dowdy: He has a knack for getting himself into the opposing backfield, and ranks among the ACC's leaders with 10 tackles for loss.
DE Daryl Cato-Bishop: He leads the team in sacks with 4.5.
DE Art Norman: The sophomore had 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble in State's victory over Wake Forest last Saturday.
RB Shadrach Thornton: The true freshman ran for 110 yards on 27 carries against Wake, and now leads the team in rushing.