Today’s press conference at the Quail Hollow Country Club in Charlotte to promote the Belk College Kickoff game between USC and NC State in September took a fiery turn when USC coach Will Muschamp was asked a question regarding last week’s news reports implicating two of his players in a bar fight in Five Points. One player, as it turned out, wasn’t there and the other was cleared of any involvement.
Muschamp and State coach Dave Doeren opened the proceedings individually by giving brief statements and taking a couple of general questions. They then split up to do a question and answer session in gaggle form with reporters.
After taking a few questions about the Wolfpack and his own team, Muschamp was asked how his two players who were subjected to media and public scrutiny last week would deal with the aftermath of that kind of attention.
Muschamp also shared some early thoughts on NC State:
This is the heart of the spring recruiting season for Muschamp and his staff and he shared some thoughts on the coming together of the 2018 class:
And here is Wolfpack coach Dave Doeren’s take on the matchup with the Gamecocks: