The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots held on to coveted backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
The Panthers struck a trade to add young talent to their pass-rushing ranks, grabbing Texas A&M defensive end Daeshon Hall in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Bryant Packard drove in a career-high four runs, while Travis Watkins belted his third grand slam of the season helping East Carolina to a 15-8 win.
NC State safety Josh Jones was selected in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. Jones was the 61st pick overall.
The Panthers continued to upgrade their offensive team speed, selecting slot receiver Curtis Samuel from Ohio State with the first of two second round draft picks Friday nights.