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North Carolina State runs past Central Florida in St. Petersburg Bowl
North Carolina State runs past Central Florida in St. Petersburg Bowl

Jacoby Brissett threw for 262 yards and one touchdown and Matt Dayes scored on runs of 24 and 15 yards to help North Carolina State beat Central Florida, 34-27, on Friday night at the St. Petersburg Bowl in Florida. Brissett threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Johnathan Alston to put the Wolfpack (8-5) ahead for good in the second quarter. Running back Shadrach Thornton got North Carolina State going early with an 18-yard scoring pass to Jaylen Samuels. Central Florida (9-4) began the night ranked in the top 10 in fewest yards allowed per game, as well as pass efficiency, rushing and scoring defense. But the co-champions of the American Athletic Conference had no answers for Brissett and a...

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