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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 Jason Bryant

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    • 5.0 • 94 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.

    #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: 2024 ACC Championship Preview - NCS121

    #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: 2024 ACC Championship Preview - NCS121

    The 2024 ACC Championship will be hosted by North Carolina this year on Sunday, March 10. NC State leads the ACC with five top seeds, and the Pack also added three with the second seed. Meaning, the Wolfpack will have just two compete in the opening round, while the eight others have a bye into the semifinals as NC State goes for a sixth straight ACC title.

    Host Brian Reinhardt and Pack head coach Pat Popolizio go weight-by-weight for a complete preview on episode No. 121 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast.

    #packmentality #WolfpackWrestling #NCStateWrestling #wrestlingpodcast

    • 24 min
    #PackMentality Pop-Ins: Battle of the ACC Titans, Pack vs. Hokies - NCS120

    #PackMentality Pop-Ins: Battle of the ACC Titans, Pack vs. Hokies - NCS120

    [powerpress] It doesn’t get much better than this if you are a college wrestling fan, as the 2024 ACC Dual Championship is on the line Friday night inside Reynolds Coliseum!

    NC State (15-2) and Virginia Tech (9-3) sit alone atop the ACC standings both at 4-0 heading into the final weekend of the regular season.

    The winner will be the outright regular season champion.
    Host Brian Reinhardt and Pack head coach Pat Popolizio breakdown the dual and much more in episode No. 120 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast.

    Watch previous episodes of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: / @wolfpackrtc #packmentality#WolfpackWrestling#NCStateWrestling#wrestlingpodcast

    • 20 min
    #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: Huge Non-Conference Dual vs. Cornell - NCS119

    #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: Huge Non-Conference Dual vs. Cornell - NCS119

    The NC State Wrestling team is off to a 3-0 start in ACC, and will step out of action this weekend for a top-10 dual inside Reynolds Coliseum. Host Brian Reinhardt and NC State head coach Pat Popolizio talk about what has been going on in the Wolfpack wrestling program on episode No. 119 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast.

    #8 NC State will host #9 Cornell Friday night at 7 PM in Reynolds Coliseum. Not only does the dual feature 19 ranked wrestlers among the 20 probably starters, but Wolfpack head coach Pat Popolizio will be facing a pair of his former grapplers who are now on the Big Red coaching staff.

    Watch previous episodes of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/@wolfpackRTC #packmentality #WolfpackWrestling #NCStateWrestling #wrestlingpodcast

    • 18 min
    Rivalry Week: #8 NC State vs. UNC - NCS118

    Rivalry Week: #8 NC State vs. UNC - NCS118

    It is Rivalry Week as the Wolfpack will host the Tar Heels in an ACC battle inside Reynolds Coliseum. Host Brian Reinhardt and NC State head coach Pat Popolizio break down the dual that is sure to be PACKed with Wolfpack RED on episode No. 118 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast.

    Watch previous episodes of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: / @wolfpackrtc #packmentality #WolfpackWrestling #NCStateWrestling #wrestlingpodcast

    • 23 min
    #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: Sophomore Jackson Arrington - NCS117

    #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: Sophomore Jackson Arrington - NCS117

    ACC action is just around the corner for the NC State Wrestling team, as the Pack will head up to Pitt on Jan. 26 to kick off conference action. Pennsylvania native Jackson Arrington joins host Brian Reinhardt on episode No. 117 of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast to talk about his hot-start and top-5 ranking at 149 pounds, and his expectations for the rest of the season.

    • 16 min
    #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: Vegas Recap, Onto Nashville - NCS115

    #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast: Vegas Recap, Onto Nashville - NCS115

    December is a busy month for college wrestling zig-zagging across the U.S. with some of the best action of the season. On episode No. 115 of the the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast, host Brian Reinhardt and NC State head coach Pat Popolizio recap a very success trip to Las Vegas for the annual Cliff Keen Invite.

    The Pack now turns its attention back to dual season, as #2 NC State will head to Nashville for the Collegiate Wrestling Duals. There will be three duals on Tuesday, Dec. 19 vs. Lock Haven, #16 Northern Iowa and #5 Ohio State.

    NC State Wrestling Team Store: https://takedownshop.com/collections/nc-state-2023-drop-2
    #packmentality #WolfpackWrestling #NCStateWrestling #wrestlingpodcast

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 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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