| Rodney Shepard
Prep: 2013 North Carolina 4A state champion at 152 pounds, posted a 60-1 mark on the season ... Placed second at 2012 state championships at 152 pounds and was fifth at 140 pounds in 2011 ... Finished his high school career with a record of 185-27 ... Sixth place showing at the 2011 Fargo Cadet Freestyle Nationals at 140 pounds in Greco Roman, and eighth at 145 pounds in Freestyle.
"Rodney brings an explosive style of wrestling to NC State. He is exciting to watch, and we are excited to get him in our line-up in the near future. Rodney is one of the best wrestlers both locally and nationally." - Popolizio