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  1. O'Brien on Russell Wilson: 'We're good'

    Heather Dinich

    Former NC State coach Tom O'Brien, now an assistant coach at Virginia, said on Friday that his relationship with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has "always been good," despite the former NC State quarterback's decision to transfer to Wis...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  2. Mike Glennon passes first test

    Heather Dinich

    NC State coach Tom O'Brien had a checklist to evaluate first-time starting quarterback Mike Glennon against Liberty last weekend. While it might not have been a Russell Wilson-esque performance, Glennon passed. He completed 18 of 31 passes for 156 ya...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  3. What would you have done with Wilson?

    Heather Dinich

    NC State quarterback Russell Wilson's departure from NC State has turned into an uncomfortable situation for just about everyone involved. Wilson has since called out coach Tom O'Brien for not giving him a fair chance to at least compete for the job ...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  4. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    Have some spice with your links today ... If there's one thing NC State fans should take comfort in, it's that coach Tom O'Brien must really, truly believe Mike Glennon is a special quarterback. The departure of Russell Wilson was inevitable. ...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  5. Russell Wilson granted release

    Heather Dinich

    NC State quarterback Russell Wilson has requested and been granted a release so that he can play football at another university if he chooses to. This should come as no surprise. Coach Tom O'Brien has said that if Wilson returns this year, he w...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  6. NC State's Wilson chasing two dreams

    Heather Dinich

    There's a lot left unanswered regarding Russell Wilson's future as an athlete, but one thing is clear: Coach Tom O'Brien is willing to give him some leeway to figure it out. Wilson was drafted in the fourth round of the MLB draft on Tuesday, but s...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  7. Don't forget about NC State's Wilson

    Heather Dinich

    Out of sight, out of mind? It shouldn't be. Not with this guy. NC State quarterback Russell Wilson isn't participating in spring football because of baseball, but if he returns to Tom O'Brien's team and performs this fall the way he has the past t...

    Blog | March 17, 2010
  8. Best guess on ACC's two-sport QBs

    Heather Dinich

    At some point, two of the ACC's better quarterbacks will have to decide between football and baseball. At NC State, coach Tom O'Brien has given quarterback Russell Wilson a hall pass for the entire spring to concentrate on baseball. At Clemson, coach...

    Blog | February 01, 2010
  9. Hope and concern: NC State

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Biggest reason for hope -- Quarterbacks Unlike coach Tom O'Brien's first two seasons in Raleigh, there's no question who the starting quarterback is -- Russell Wilson. He also happens to be the best...

    Blog | June 30, 2009
  10. NC State's O'Brien reflects on third spring in Raleigh

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich NC State coach Tom O'Brien is facing higher expectations as he heads into his third season with the program. The Pack finished 2008 as one of the hottest teams in the country, as quarterback Russell Wilson ...

    Blog | April 15, 2009
  11. ACC's best quarterback might be in Raleigh

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich It's hard to believe there was a time when NC State coach Tom O'Brien had to choose between five quarterbacks, because right now, there is none better than Russell Wilson. In fact, he might be the best in the leagu...

    Blog | November 15, 2008
  12. NC State quarterback Wilson to start

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich NC State's chances of beating Boston College just became, well, realistic. According to the Wolfpack's injury report, quarterback Russell Wilson is cleared to play, and coach Tom O'Brien told reporters Thursday tha...

    Blog | October 02, 2008
  13. NC State QB Wilson practicing

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Listening to the ACC teleconference now, and NC State coach Tom O'Brien just said Russell Wilson was running around at practice on Tuesday and that they'll increase his workload this week. O'Brien declined to comme...

    Blog | October 01, 2008
  14. Beck is listed as NC State's starter

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich NC State coach Tom O'Brien just told me Harrison Beck is still listed as the starting quarterback heading into this week's game against Boston College. He didn't give an update on how injured starter Russell Wilson...

    Blog | September 29, 2008
  15. Wolfpack to face Bulls without QB Wilson, LB Irving

    Heather Dinich

    Starting quarterback Russell Wilson and starting linebacker Nate Irving -- NC State's top players on each side of the ball -- will miss Saturday's game against South Florida game because of injuries, a school spokesman said.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2008
  16. Update on NC State's Wilson

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich NC State coach Tom O'Brien said he is preparing for William & Mary with Daniel Evans as his starting quarterback and Harrison Beck as his backup because the status of Russell Wilson remains uncertain. Wilson su...

    Blog | September 01, 2008