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Aydan White Named ACC Defensive Back of the Week

September 19, 2022
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Cornerback Aydan White has been named the ACC Defensive Back of the Week after his performance in the Pack's win over Texas Tech. This follows up him earning National Defensive Player of the Week honors as well. 

He became the first NC State corner to record a pair of INTs in the same game since Jack Tocho did so against Syracuse in 2014.
 
In the first quarter, with the Red Raiders driving, his third career pass and raced 84 yards for a score. That marked the seventh-longest interception return in school history and the longest since 2001. In the fourth quarter, he picked off his fourth career pass.
 
White also tallied five total tackles, including a huge eight-yard sack. He enters the UConn game tied for first in the ACC and fifth in the FBS in interceptions with two.

 
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