NC State Linebacker Payton Wilson was named the ACC Linebacker of the Week for his performance against Louisville in Week 5.
LINEBACKER – Payton Wilson, NC State, LB, Hillsborough, N.C.
Wilson led the Wolfpack defense that held Louisville to just 13 points, including a scoreless first half, and 20 yards rushing. The linebacker tallied 10 tackles to lead the team (in 68 snaps) – the 18th double-figure tackle output of his career. He also turned in 2.0 sacks for a loss of 15 yards, recovered a fumble, broke up a Cardinal pass on third down, and added a quarterback hurry.