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Fullback Mike Tolbert and running back Jonathan Stewart are both sidelined with leg injuries sustained in the second half of the Panthers’ 37-19 loss to Pittsburgh.

The Panthers on Tuesday placed fullback Mike Tolbert on injured reserve with the designation to return.

Wildcats, who play Virginia, 20th in Soccer America poll; 49ers, hosts to New Mexico, are 23rd.

NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett has four games of playing time under his belt after playing sparingly over the past three seasons. Even he doesn’t know whether that’s enough to get into game shape to face No. 1 Florida State.

“Celebration” blared from the Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium sound system as East Carolina coach Ruffin McNeill slowly walked off the field shaking hands with well-wishers before he pointed to the fans, and then to his heart.

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