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National Signing Day 2019: Running back Jordan Houston signs with NC State

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Hey, it’s National Signing Day ... uh, again. This used to be the only signing day in college football, but then the NCAA established a December signing period, and now virtually everybody signs then. Nearly all of NC State’s class did and today will be quiet.

But there are always going to be guys who wait and continue to explore their options, including running back Jordan Houston, who was a Maryland commit before flipping and signing with NC State. Houston is a consensus three-star prospect who visited State, Maryland, and Michigan State in January. He committed to the Pack on Jan. 28.

Houston became a priority after Jamious Griffin de-committed. (Griffin signed with Georgia Tech today.)

As a senior, Houston ran for 1,582 yards on 127 carries and scored 20 rushing touchdowns. Here’s what he had to say about his decision to pick the Wolfpack:

“I like the coaches, and the way they made me feel,” said Houston. “They made me feel like I was needed, and they definitely do need more running backs. They’re honest, and they’re cool. They’re good coaches, as you can see by all the people they are putting in the NFL.”

And some highlights from his senior season: