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NC State freshman running back Shadrach Thornton tallied 145 rushing yards and scored twice in his college debut, helping the Wolfpack down The Citadel 52-14 in the final non conference game of the season.

Tom O'Brien has fielded plenty of questions about NC State's running back position during the first three weeks of the season. In nearly every answer, O'Brien has said he's wanted someone to step up and take hold of the position. On Saturday, freshman running back Shadrach Thornton did just that, running for 145 yards on 21 carries and scoring two touchdowns in his college debut. He also...

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