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The highest-graded players from North Carolina State's win over Florida State, 47-28

Nov 3, 2018; Raleigh, NC, USA; North Carolina State Wolfpack wide receiver Jakobi Meyers (11) scores a touchdown defended by Florida State Seminoles defensive back A.J. Westbrook (19) during the second half at Carter-Finley Stadium. The Wolfpack won 47-28. Mandatory Credit: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

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North Carolina State snapped a two-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon, rolling past Florida State for a  47-28 win. For NC State, the victory puts them on track to record double-digit wins for only the second time in school history. The loss for Florida State puts their 36-year bowl streak is in serious jeopardy, with Notre Dame, Boston College and Florida still to come.

[Editor's Note: While we grade every player on every game, to qualify for an overall game grade for this recap's purpose, a player must have played at least 20 snaps to be considered a full-time contributor to the game.]

Top 5 overall

North Carolina State offense

Jakobi Meyers, WR – 88.6 overall grade
Ryan Finley, QB – 81.5 overall grade
Terronne Prescod, G – 77.8 overall grade
Cary Angeline, TE – 73.7 overall grade
Reggie Gallaspy II, RB – 68.4 overall grade

North Carolina State defense

Larrell Murchison, DI – 86.3 overall grade
Alim McNeill, DI – 74.0 overall grade
Isaiah Moore, LB – 73.4 overall grade
Darian Roseboro, EDGE – 72.2 overall grade
Teshaun Smith, CB – 71.8 overall grade

Florida State offense

James Blackman, QB – 87.8 overall grade
Tamorrion Terry, WR – 82.4 overall grade
D.J. Matthews, WR – 79.4 overall grade
Derrick Kelly II, T – 68.4 overall grade
Nyqwan Murray, WR – 68.2 overall grade

Florida State defense

Marvin Wilson, DI – 81.4 overall grade
Hamsah Nasirildeen, S – 78.5 overall grade
Brian Burns, EDGE – 72.4 overall grade
Jaiden Woodbey, LB – 69.4 overall grade
Leonard Warner III, LB – 67.5 overall grade

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