Thursday, November 11, 2010

N.C. State LB Lucas questionable for Wake Forest

Backup middle linebacker Sterling Lucas is listed as questionable for N.C. State's game with Wake Forest, which is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Lucas has a knee injury.

N.C. State coach Tom O'Brien said after practice today that he had not decided yet how the place-kicking duties will be assigned for the game. After losing senior starter Josh Czajkowski to a hamstring injury, the Wolfpack has auditioned sopohomore Ellis Flint and freshman Chris Hawthorne this week.

O'Brien said the players' teammates spent time during practice trying to distract the kickers to prepare them for game conditions.

"It's been a good competition," O'Brien said. "The kids have put a lot of pressure on them and had a lot of fun with it, and we'll see how it goes on Saturday."

Ken Tysiac