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N.C. State RB Thornton arrested, dismissed from team after scooter crash

Running back Shadrach Thornton has run out of chances at N.C. State as the school dismissed him from the football team following an arrest on Tuesday night stemming from a scooter accident. "It's an unfortunate set of circumstances, but we've made the decision to dismiss Shadrach from our program,” said N.C. State coach Dave Doeren said in a statement. Thornton, 22, was charged...
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Shadrach Thornton dismissed by North Carolina State

There is some bad news for North Carolina State Wolfpack senior running back Shadrach Thornton. After his latest arrest on Tuesday night — which resulted in charges of failure to stop and provide aid, as well as failure to provide information — head coach Dave Doeren has announced that Thornton has been dismissed. The announcement came late Wednesday afternoon. Thornton...
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N.C. State dismisses RB Shadrach Thornton from team

The ACC has lost a number of its top players already this year, and now North Carolina State has joined that group. Shadrach Thornton, N.C. State’s leading rusher every season from 2012-2015, has been dismissed from the program, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy.  NC State dismisses starting RB Shadrach Thornton from program — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) September...
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NC State RB Shadrach Thornton arrested

On Tuesday night, North Carolina State Wolfpack running back Shadrach Thornton once again found himself in hot water. According to’s Rob McLamb, the 22-year-old rusher was arrested and charged with failure to stop and provide aid, as well as failure to provide information. The charges stem from an accident involving his moped which allegedly collided with a pedestrian...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: NC State's Thornton arrested after moped accident

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State running back Shadrach Thornton is facing legal troubles again. Raleigh police spokesman Jim Sughrue said Thornton was arrested on Tuesday after he struck a pedestrian while riding a moped motorcycle on a sidewalk near campus. In an email, Sughrue said the pedestrian suffered ''non-life-threatening'' injuries, and that Thornton was later located...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State aims to keep running with Thornton returning

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State's running game will be back to full strength this weekend. Last year's top rusher Shadrach Thornton is eligible to return Saturday at Old Dominion after a two-game suspension for an offseason violation of athletic department policy. His absence allowed Matt Dayes to put up big numbers while carrying the load, while versatile threat Jaylen...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State RB Shadrach Thornton suspended two games

The NC State Wolf Pack just a huge piece of their offense for the first couple of games this season. The team will be without starting running back Shadrach Thornton for the first two games of the season. It was reported by David Hale of ESPN that Thornton violated team rules and he will now miss games against Troy and Eastern Kentucky to open the season. There is no confirmation...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Shadrach Thornton could be a middle-round pick

North Carolina State running back Shadrach Thornton has been an up-and-down type guy his whole college career. He has seen his share of successes and failures, but his senior year is looking to be a promising one. recently ranked the Top 150 senior draft prospects and Thornton made the cut. The website says that Thornton has a lot of potential to be great in the NFL, despite...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Trickeration: NC State RB Shadrach Thornton threw a TD pass in Bitcoin Bowl

Bowl games are a time to empty your playbook and NC State did just that in the first half against UCF when RB Shadrach Thornton hit Jaylen Samuels with a TD pass. UCF actually had it played pretty well but the Wolfpack was still able to put points on the board with this half-back pass….
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NC State football: Pack earns a bid to the Bitcoin Bowl

NC State players and coaches found out Sunday afternoon that they would be heading to St. Petersburg on December 26th for the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl. Coming off of a 3-9 season, a birth in any bowl is welcome news for the program. Just a day before, it had appeared that the Pack was destined for the tier one Belk Bowl. They thought that they would be headed to Charlotte to play...
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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