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ACC: Wolfpack Defeats Florida State Behind Leary’s Four TD Day

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Thanks to four touchdowns passes from QB Devin Leary and a Pack defense that held Florida State to under 300 total yards, the #19 Wolfpack (7-2, 4-1 ACC) won 28-13 in road action.

Leary completed 21-of-32 passes for 4 scores, all four to four different receivers, with three going for at least 43 yards.

After the Pack defense forced a pair of FSU three-and-outs to open the game, Leary found C.J. Riley for 62 yards on the first play of the Pack’s second drive for the opening score.

The Pack held a 7-0 after the first quarter.

The lead was doubled early in the second quarter, as Leary found Christopher Toudle across the middle from eight yards out two minutes into the quarter.

At the half, NC State held a 14-0 lead. In the opening half, the Pack had a 224-78 yardage advantage.

The Seminoles opened the second half with an onside kick, and took the drive 51 yards for a TD to cut the score in half.

NC State answered on the very next drive with a matching TD. On third-and-1, Leary found Pennix who turned it upfield for a 45-yard score.

Going into the fourth quarter, the Pack maintained a 21-14 lead.

The Pack iced the game midway through the fourth quarter, as another third down conversation went in for a score. Leary hit Ricky Person on a 43-yard screen pass to extend the lead to two touchdowns with 7:53 left.

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