August 18, 2006

Coach: Lawson is a great run blocker

Charlotte Catholic head coach Jim Oddo played football at NC State, although he admits he does not know Chuck Amato terribly well until he became the head coach of the Pack.

"A long time ago, 54-57, actually I got there in 1953, but back in those days you had to play freshman ball," Oddo said. "I knew of [Amato]. He was very good friends with my roommate, Amedeo DeAngelis. He was very close to Chuck when he was playing. So they were very close. That's how I knew of him."

So Oddo can be excused for being a little bit excited about having one of his players, offensive lineman Henry Lawson, commit to NC State.

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