Photo: Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo joined the student football section.
North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren tried something different in this era of paranoid football coaches closing practice to the media and fans.
His Wolfpack’s Leadership Council, which is made up of players representing all four classes and positions, requested he open practice to the school’s students. Doeren agreed for the Aug. 21 workout before he shut down generic fall camp workouts and began preparations behind closed doors for the opener against Troy Sept. 5 at Carter-Finley Stadium. ...
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