1990 NC State Wolfpack football team

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1990 NC State Wolfpack football
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1990 record 7–5 (3–4 ACC)
Head coach Dick Sheridan (5th season)
Home stadium Carter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 47,000)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Georgia Tech $ 6 0 1     11 0 1
No. 9 Clemson 5 2 0     10 2 0
No. 23 Virginia 5 2 0     8 4 0
Maryland 4 3 0     6 5 1
North Carolina 3 3 1     6 4 1
NC State 3 4 0     7 5 0
Duke 1 6 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University during the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Dick Sheridan. NC State has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) since the league's inception in 1953. The Wolfpack played its home games in 1990 at Carter–Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, which has been NC State football's home stadium since 1966.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 1 Western Carolina* Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC W 67–0  
September 8 at Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA L 13–21  
September 15 Wake Forest Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry) W 20–15  
September 22 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD L 12–13  
September 29 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (Rivalry) W 12–9  
October 6 Appalachian State* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC W 56–0  
October 13 at No. 2 Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA L 0–31  
October 20 No. 22 Clemson Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC (Textile Bowl) L 17–24  
October 27 South Carolina* Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC W 38–29  
November 3 at Virginia Tech* Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA L 16–20  
November 10 Duke Carter–Finley Stadium • Raleigh, NC W 16–0  
December 28 vs. No. 23 Southern Miss* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (All-American Bowl) W 31–27  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Source: [1]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Mike Jones Defensive End 2 32 Phoenix Cardinals
Jesse Campbell Defensive Back 2 48 Philadelphia Eagles
Joe Johnson Defensive Back 4 105 Chicago Bears
Fernandus Vinson Defensive Back 7 184 Cincinnati Bengals
Elijah Austin Defensive Tackle 12 308 Cleveland Browns

Source: [2]

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