Brandon Mitchell needs surgery

Updated: August 31, 2013, 5:19 PM ET
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- NC State starting quarterback Brandon Mitchell suffered a foot injury in Saturday's season opener against Louisiana Tech.

The injury will require surgery and Mitchell could miss 4-6 weeks, NC State coach Dave Doeren said after the game.

Mitchell, who transferred from Arkansas, directed the Wolfpack to touchdowns on the first two possessions before he was hurt when he was stopped on a third-and-1 keeper on his third series. Mitchell headed ...

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