Saturday, May 18, 2024

NC State Wolfpack hires Kurt Roper as Quarterbacks Coach

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The North Carolina State Wolfpack has hired Kurt Roper as its team’s new quarterbacks coach. He replaces Eli Drinkwitz, who served as the team’s Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks coach.

Drinkwitz was named the Appalachian State Mountaineers head coach. He replaced Scott Satterfield, who became the Louisville Cardinals head coach after the season.

Colorado Buffaloes interim head coach Kurt Roper walks the sidelines during their game against the California Golden Bears
Kurt Roper walks the sidelines during their game against the California Golden Bears (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The school also announced that Des Kitchings and George McDonald has been named co-offensive coordinator. These two coaches will have the same responsibility that Drinkwitz had for the last three seasons at the school.

READ MORE: Click here for our latest NCAAF coverage

Kitchings spent the 2018 season as the Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator. McDonald spent last season as the Passing Game Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach.

He last served as the Colorado Buffaloes interim head coach. He replaced Mike MacIntyre, who was fired with one game left in the season.

Prior to his promotion, he was the Buffaloes quarterbacks coach for the 2018 season.

Roper was the South Carolina Gamecocks Co-Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach in 2016 and 107. He was an Offensive Analyst with the Cleveland Browns in 2015.

He also spent the 2014 season as the Florida Gators Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach. Roper was the Duke Blue Devils Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach from 2008 through 2013.

The 46-year-old Ames, Iowa native also served as the Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs Coach in 2006 and 2007. He also was the Kentucky Wildcats Quarterbacks Coach in 2005.

He was the Ole Miss Rebels Quarterbacks Coach and Passing Game Coordinator from 2002 through 2004. He also was the Rebels Quarterbacks Coach from 1999 through 2001.

READ MORE: Click here for our latest Sports coverage

He began his coaching career as the Volunteers Graduate Assistant from 1996 through 1998.

Subscribe to our newsletter!

Follow Us on Social Media:

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Telegram, Tumblr, YouTube, and TruthSocial

. Keep Independent Journalism Alive! Ad-free experience and Exclusive Premium-plus content.

Join our Paid Substack for additional content for $10 per month. This is ad-free content. We believe that what you read matters and great writing is valuable. Through Substack, writers can flourish by being paid directly by their readers.

Report a Correction or Typo

© 2007-2024 The Capital Sports Report. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcasted, rewritten, or redistributed.

Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
Latest news
Related news