Examining The Running Back Position For App State in 2017

Now that Marcus Cox is gone, many expect Jalin Moore to be option 1 for the Mountaineers but who is after that? The running back position for Appalachian State may be their most star studded position on the roster. How many times do you lose your all time leading rusher in program history just to have him replaced with the Sun Belt offensive player of the year from 2016 in Jalin...
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App Trail: Marcus Cox, Kennan Gilchrist appear in all-star games

Appalachian State running back Marcus Cox and Wake Forest defensive back Brad Watson played for the East team in its 10-3 loss to the West in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
January 23, 2017

App Trail: Marcus Cox, Kennan Gilchrist to play in East-West Shrine Game, NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Appalachian State running back Marcus Cox, Wake Forest cornerback Brad Watson and Wake Forest linebacker Marquel Lee are on the East roster for the East-West Shrine Game that will be played Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
January 20, 2017

Cox, Lamb lead App State past Toledo in Camellia Bowl, 31-28

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Marcus Cox rushed for 143 yards and a touchdown and Michael Rubino kicked the go-ahead 39-yard field goal to lift Appalachian State to a 31-28 victory over Toledo on Saturday night in the Camellia Bowl. The Mountaineers (10-3) won the game in Alabama's capital city on a late field goal for the second straight year, this one coming with 5:14 left. They got...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Tops Toledo In Camellia Bowl

Marcus Cox rushed for 143 yards and a touchdown and Michael Rubino kicked the go-ahead 39-yard field goal to lift Appalachian State to a 31-28 victory over Toledo on Saturday night in the Camellia Bowl.
Via Sports On Earth
December 17, 2016

Cox sets rushing record, leads Appalachian St. to 42-17 win

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Marcus Cox rushed for 153 yards and three touchdowns to become Appalachian State's all-time leading rusher and lead the Mountaineers to a 42-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. Cox has amassed 4,820 rushing yards in his career, surpassing Kevin Richardson's 4,804 yards (2004-08). Taylor Lamb also got in the record books, throwing for two touchdowns to give...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Cox moves up career rushing list in productive return from injury

STATESBORO, Ga. – Running through a small crease and delaying his cutback until the offensive lineman executed his downfield block, Appalachian State senior Marcus Cox needed only two carries Thursday to resemble his old self.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
October 28, 2016

Appalachian State RB Cox leaves game with lower body injury

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Appalachian State running back Marcus Cox has left Saturday's game against Miami with a lower body injury and will not return, the team announced. Cox, the Mountaineers' leading rusher, appeared to injure himself at the end of a 55-yard touchdown run that was called back because of a holding penalty. Cox has seven carries for 30 yards. He came into the game with...
Via Associated Press
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Top five underrated RBs heading into the 2016 CFB season

In an era when throwing the football has revolutionized the game, many would argue that the running back position has taken a backseat to more flashy offensive firepower in college football. The 2015 college football season would beg to differ. Fourteen different running backs tallied over 1,500 yards rushing, while former Oklahoma Sooner and current Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson...
Via The Student Section
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Appalachian State beats Western Carolina 48-27

Marcus Cox set an Appalachian State freshman record with 215 rushing yards and scored four touchdowns as Appalachian State cruised to a 48-27 win over Western Carolina Saturday night. Cox has 26 carries and scored three times in the first half to give the Mountaineers (4-8, 4-4 Southern Conference) a 31-0 lead midway through the second quarter in the regular season closer. Kameron...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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