It's been a busy few days for NC State on the recruiting trail, as the Pack has added three players to its 2015 class since Sunday. In-state wide receiver Vernon Grier verbaled to NCSU on Sunday, followed by quarterback Jakobi Meyers on Monday, and wide receiver Freddie Simmons on Tuesday.
Red Light Tuesday - Wolfpack on the Attack!!!— Dave Doeren (@StateCoachD) January 20, 2015
Extremely Blessed To Say I Am Officially Committed To NC State UniversitY, To Play Football In The ACC. pic.twitter.com/dAbwwEPVb1— Freddie Simmons Jr. (@mr5immons) January 20, 2015
Simmons, a former Rutgers commitment, is a consensus three-star player and should represent the last of State's effort to add receivers to this recruiting class. Newly-hired receivers coach George McDonald was instrumental in landing Simmons, who he'd been recruiting while he was at Syracuse.
Simmons is listed at 6'3, so he'll provide State with some much needed size at receiver. The consensus three-star prospect also holds offers from UVA, West Virginia, Cal, Wake Forest, Kansas and Purdue. In his final high school season, he had 38 receptions for 704 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Meyers, another consensus three-star kid, had been committed to Kent State since the summer but flipped to the Wolfpack after a recent visit. He has an offer from Wake Forest as well. He essentially replaces quarterback Austin King, who flipped from NC State to Indiana a month ago.