October 2, 2007

Former coach, players to reunite Saturday

It is a game that has been circled for months.

When the college football schedule came out, the buzz about playing at Florida State on Oct. 6 was an exciting topic of conversation for the North Carolina State players.

The Wolfpack players wanted to show their old coach, Chuck Amato, how good they have become. Amato, who was fired as NC State coach after going 3-9 last year, finished with a 49-37 record and five bowl game appearances. Amato pondered a career as a college football television analyst, but came back to his second home with Bobby Bowden and Florida State, where he was an assistant coach for 18 years.

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