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While NC State had its football opener postponed, fans got the look at 11 ACC teams that took the field, including a number of ACC matchups, like No. 1 Clemson at Wake Forest for College GameDay.

The NC State football team (4-6, 1-5 ACC) took on the Louisville Cardinals (6-4, 4-3 ACC) in its second consecutive Saturday night game inside Carter-Finley Stadium in a 34-20 losing effort. The Pack held its own in the first half, owning a 10-7 lead at the break. However, the high-flying Cardinals offense proved to be too much for the hurt Wolfpack defense.

Freshman linebacker Drake Thomas sacks Louisville's quarterback Micale Cunningham on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at Carter-Finley Stadium. Thomas …

The NC State defense has allowed 99 points in its last two games, against Wake Forest and Clemson, and has allowed 219 points in its five losses this season, with only 84 points scored in those games. In what seems like a must-win for the Pack, which needs to win two of its next three games to qualify for a bowl game, the defense must step up to expectations against a Cardinals offense that has outperformed the Pack’s this season.