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Join NC State head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio and staff as they bring you all the news from inside the wrestling room in Raleigh with the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

#PackMentality Pop-Ins: An NC State Wrestling Podcast Brian Reinhardt, NC State Athletics | Mat Talk Podcast Network

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 92 Ratings

Join NC State head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio and staff as they bring you all the news from inside the wrestling room in Raleigh with the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

    The Show WILL Go On - NCS96

    The Show WILL Go On - NCS96

    The show must go on as host Brian Reinhardt and head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio are back for another episode of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast. 
    Show Segments
    0:50 - Welcome, we’re back and Pat isn’t going anywhere. 
    2:19 - Pat is entering his second decade in Raleigh.
    3:25 - We’ve got a new staffer! 
    4:20 - Daycare facilities to be added to the wrestling room?
    6:00 - What’s the month of August look like for Wolfpack wrestling and the new rules impact?
    11:00 - Lineup discussion and training plans.
    12:30 - Who has stepped up?
    13:40 - Coaches would crush the athletes on the track!
    14:30 - Trent Hidlay readying for U23 Worlds. 
    16:30 - The office is NOT a Starbucks, Hayden.
    19:30 - Tariq Wilson did some wrestling.
    21:00 - App State will kick off the home schedule on a Friday this year.
    23:30 - The Golf Outing information. 
     
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    • 25 min
    Coach Popolizio looks at the upcoming Trials and we meet three redshirts - NCS95

    Coach Popolizio looks at the upcoming Trials and we meet three redshirts - NCS95

    You typically don’t get a lot of coverage when you’re redshirting in college wrestling. Episode 95 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast will change that, highlighting three wrestlers who will be looking to attack the lineup next year after redshirting in 2021-22. Host Brian Reinhardt gets an update from head coach Pat Popolizio about the upcoming World Team Trials before sitting down with Derek Fields, Joey Milano and Brock DelSignore. 
    Redshirt Segments
    19:00 - Derek Fields
    26:00 - Joey Milano
    31:00 - Brock DelSignore
     
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    • 37 min
    The Recap, the Super Senior Salute and the move to freestyle season - NCS94

    The Recap, the Super Senior Salute and the move to freestyle season - NCS94

    After Brian Reinhardt and Pat Popolizio gave each other some time away from one another after the close of the college wrestling season, but now it’s time to kick up that glorious offseason wrestling content. It’s so good, it’ll make you crave more wrestling - which is just what we have.

    We’ll recap the Pack performance at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, look back at the careers of the Wolfpack’s six Super Seniors and break down what the next month of competition looks like for the freestylers. 
     
    And no, Pat will not be taking any bumps from giant mouse traps to get to the 30-minute mark. 
     
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    • 30 min
    Another ACC Title and a look at the #PackMentality postseason prospectus - NCS93

    Another ACC Title and a look at the #PackMentality postseason prospectus - NCS93

    It is postseason time on a brand-new episode of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast. NC State head coach Pat Popolzio and host Brian Reinhardt recap the Pack's fourth straight ACC Championship, and then turn their attention to previewing the 10 NCAA qualifiers from NC State who will be traveling to Detroit for the 2022 NCAA Championships.
     
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    • 34 min
    ACC Tournament Preview with coach Pat Popolizio - NCS92

    ACC Tournament Preview with coach Pat Popolizio - NCS92

    ACC Tournament Preview with Pat Popolizio and host Brian Reinhardt. Gonna quickly recap home wins against North Carolina and Virginia Tech before breaking down the NC State prospectus for the coming weekend in Charlottesville. Enough with the formalities, let’s get to the show.
     
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    • 26 min
    Senior Night highlights weekend with Tar Heels, Hokies - NCS91

    Senior Night highlights weekend with Tar Heels, Hokies - NCS91

    After a “quick” up and back to Pittsburgh where the fourth-ranked Wolfpack came home with a victory over the Pitt Panthers, host Brian Reinhardt and NC State head coach Pat Popolizio are back at home talking about the warm weekend and the upcoming closing weekend with Senior Night vs. North Carolina and the rescheduled non-conference dual with Virginia Tech. 
     
    We’ll then talk with two seniors who have spent their time in Raleigh and will be honored against North Carolina - Ohio native Matt Fields and Pennsylvania native Jarred Papcsy. 
     
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
92 Ratings

92 Ratings

David Troxler ,

Troxler

Coach Popolizio has done a great job since arriving in Raleigh 6 years ago. He's a great coach and ambassador for the sport. This is an excellent podcast... meet the coaches, wrestlers, and learn all about the program.

NJ Pack Backer ,

Doing it the right way

Great insights into the Packwrestle program. As an NCSU alum it makes me proud to see Pat & team building a national power the right way, recruiting quality kids and instilling the Packmentality. Thanks for giving us a window into the great things happening in Raleigh!

Kellie0815 ,

Great Podcast

Great podcast! Love keeping up-to-date on what’s going on around the NCAA in wrestling. Gwiz is hilarious! Would love to see him on again!

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