September 6, 2007

Super weekend for four-star Mattes

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R.J. Mattes got to experience a super few days of college football. First he hit up North Carolina State for the Wolfpack's season opener on Saturday.

Then he took in Death Valley at night for Clemson's 24-18 win over Florida State. What did the top offensive linemen out of the state of North Carolina think of the two experiences?

"It was one of the best weekends I've had in a while," Mattes told in an interview earlier this week after downing 40 wings at an all-u-can-eat joint as part of a team function. "Both teams have some great tailgaters. That was just awesome. The stadium size is bigger and it's louder in Clemson. Both places impressed me a lot."

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