NC State grabs DeMatha's Deonte Holden

Rising senior defensive end Deonte Holden (Hyattsville, Md./DeMatha Catholic) decided Monday to continue his career with the North Carolina State Wolfpack, according to multiple reports.

He was recruited by NC State cornerbacks coach Richard McNutt.

Boston College, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Duke, East Carolina, Hawaii, Iowa, Marshall, Old Dominion, Temple, Toledo, Virginia and Wake Forest were his other scholarship offers. Georgia Tech, Maryland, Miami (Fla.), Penn State and Rutgers also pursued the 6-foot-4, 213-pound Holden.

N.C. State has 21 players on board for 2014.