Tom O'Brien holds his first weekly press conference today at 2 p.m. (we'll keep you updated). It was before this press conference last season that O'Brien revealed the starting quarterback for the Central Florida game.
Actually, N.C. State released its game notes with a depth chart hours before O'Brien's pre-UCF press conference. There will be no such surreptitious announcement today, N.C. State's sports information department said in the print edition. O'Brien is even unlikely to reveal the starting QB during his press conference.
N.C. State's assistant SID delivered the unintentional comedy line of the summer when he said O'Brien doesn't want to give South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier extra time to prepare.
Spurrier is a lot of things — successful, smart, divisive, arrogant — but a couch-sleeping, midnight-oil-burning film watcher is not on his impressive resume. Even the OBC worshippers at Every Day Should Be Saturday will get a kick out of that one. Click, Clack ...