January 19, 2013
Joshua Mercer is sold on State
Shortly after new head coach Dave Doeren was hired by NC State, The Wolfpacker had spoken with and confirmed the status of nearly every commitment in the class of 2013. The lone exception was three-star running back Joshua Mercer from Guyton (Ga.) South Effingham High, until he phoned in following an in-home visit with running backs coach Des Kitchings on Monday night.
"I just got done talking to my running backs coach, Coach Kitchings, and actually he just left my house," Mercer said. "He showed me a lot of new things and introduced me to all of the new staff. I'm still strong with NC State because I feel like we're coming up and I feel like I can really do something to make our team better."
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