N.C. State adds Whittenburg to Gottfired’s coaching staff

Harmless typo or Freudian slip? The Winston-Salem Journal made an unfortunate spelling error while reporting about the hiring of Dereck Whittenburg to the basketball coaching staff at NC State.

N.C. State adds Whittenburg to Gottfired’s coaching staff   Winston Salem Journal  Basketball

Whittenberg most recently coached at Fordham from 2003-2010, where he led the Rams to a stellar 69-121 record. However he is most famous for his airball in the 1983 NCAA Championship game, which led to Lorenzo Charles’ game winning dunk.

He was hired to the position of Senior Assistant Head Coach Senior Assistant TO the Head Coach.

Marketing Department Plagiarism


For the last year NC State has been pushing hard their new slogan of “Our State”. Trying to lay claim that they have the best athletic program of all of the universities in the state of North Carolina.

Despite the facts that the stats and years of mediocrity do not reflect this, it has been further tarnished by the revelation that the entire campaign was in fact plagiarized from Mississippi State. More images after the break.  Continue reading

UCLA Interested in Gottfried?

trumpetbutt gottfried UCLA

Shoutout to trumpetbutt on IC for the photoshop job

If this is true and the UCLA boosters really want Gottfried, it would be a headscratcher.  They fired Howland for doing exactly what Gottfried has done this year (and everywhere he’s been): underachieve with a talented team. Also there is Gottfried’s “amorous” reputation to consider – a reputation one packpride moderator referred to as “the worst kept secret in Raleigh”.

“This Place is Unreal Bro!”


“WHAT UP Big Time?!!” Reading like a bad unbelievably terrible Under Armor commercial, this NC State recruiting letter leaves no doubt that the new football staff will fit in perfectly at UNC-Raleigh. Perhaps the most embarrassing part is that while this is meant to come across as a personalized, hand-written letter, the cut-off letters on the left side clearly show this is a photocopy.  wow… lol@state

Update: Another recruit has posted his identical copy.



These letters seem to be getting everywhere.  Check these out for more hilarity:

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