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The pigskin preview raises money for football scholarships. The pigskin preview raises money for football scholarships.
CARY, N.C. -

 A sold out crowd packed the 12th Annual Bill Dooley Pigskin Preview Thursday in Cary.

The preview showcased Duke’s David Cutcliffe, East Carolina’s Ruffin McNeill, North Carolina’s Larry Fedora, NCCU’s Jerry Mack and N.C. State’s Dave Doeren.

Each school auctioned off a helmet, raising close to $10,000 total.

The highlight of the event is the question and answer session with the coaches in attendance.

Mack recalled a question his wife asked him about football.

“’I just don't understand why they keep fighting over 25 cents.’ And I said, ‘What do you mean fighting over 25 cents?’ And she said, ‘At the beginning of the game the referee came out and flipped a coin and they kept fighting over that thing the entire game, for four quarters,’" Mack said.

The pigskin preview raises money for football scholarships.

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