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Cole Embraces Position Change

Cole Embraces Position Change

The No. 1 priority for NC State defensively this spring is to find a replacement for star linebacker Nate Irving.

Irving, who is expected to be drafted in the first three rounds of the 2011 NFL Draft, had a standout senior season for the Wolfpack. He led the team with 93 total tackles and served as the captain of a NC State defense that ranked third nationally in sacks and fourth in tackles for loss. Irving also totaled 20.5 tackles for a loss on the season and 5.5 sacks. A consensus All-American, Irving...

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