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Former Oregon and Wake Forest receiver Tabari Hines commits to NC State

Wake Forest v Syracuse Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images

Graduate transfer wide receiver Tabari Hines was in Raleigh this weekend along with a bunch of other recruits, and he decided to commit to NC State. This is going to be a little strange at first, what with the fact that Hines spent three seasons at Wake Forest, and also he usually played well against the Wolfpack.

Hines spent three seasons playing for the Deacs before deciding to transfer to Oregon. His one season there was cut short by a knee injury that limited him to four games. The NCAA gave Hines a fifth year of eligibility because of the injury, and here we are.

In his most recent full college season, Hines finished with 683 yards and seven touchdowns on 53 receptions for the Deacs. He racked up nearly 1,500 receiving yards in three seasons at Wake.

So it’s probably safe to assume Hines will immediately figure into NC State’s rotation at receiver. He’s a much-needed boost to a position group that has to replace Kelvin Harmon and Jakobi Meyers.

Oh, and if you were wondering, yes he was at the basketball game on Saturday: