Happy Birthday No. 16.
Former Arkansas State Red Wolves coach Steve Roberts' claim was true.
“I told some people, after his freshmen year, when he was finished, he would be the best quarterback in school history,” said Roberts, when asked about . “There was just something about him. He had ‘it’.”
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Ryan Aplin threw for 213 yards and a touchdown, J.D. McKissic caught 11 passes for 113 yards and Arkansas State edged No. 25 Kent State 17-13 to win the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Sunday night.
Arkansas State's usually prolific offense struggled against Kent State, but the consistent Aplin-to-McKissic connection and a stingy defense was enough to help the Red Wolves...
Ryan Aplin broke his own Arkansas State record for passing touchdowns in a season and the Red Wolves captured their second straight Sun Belt Conference championship with a 45-0 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday.
Aplin completed 19 of 21 passes for 238 yards and three touchdowns - giving him 22 TDs to break the mark of 21 he set last season.
Arkansas State (9-3, 7-1) and...
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December 01, 2012
Arkansas State senior quarterback Ryan Aplin turned in another solid performance here Saturday against North Texas, leading the Red Wolves to a 37-19 win to help make his team Bowl Eligible for the second straight year. Go "Inside" to hear what Aplin had to say.
Ryan Aplin passed for 203 yards and three touchdowns and ran for a score to lead Arkansas State to a 36-29 victory against South Alabama on Saturday night.
Aplin completed 17 of 22 passes for the Red Wolves (4-3, 2-1 Sun Belt), who overcame a 10-0 first-quarter deficit to post back-to-back wins for the first time since stringing nine victories together to end the 2011 regular season...
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October 13, 2012
Anyone that knows Arkansas State senior quarterback Ryan Aplin will be quick to tell you that personal records aren’t important to him. That didn't stop the talented signal caller from turning in one of his most impressive performances. Go "Inside" this ASU Offensive Notebook for other standout performances as the Red Wolves gained 634 of total offense against Alcorn State.
Ryan Aplin threw for 198 yards and three touchdowns, and Arkansas State limited Alcorn State to 130 yards of offense in a 56-0 victory on Saturday night.
Aplin completed 12 of 13 passes for the Red Wolves (2-2) and did not play in the second half. With 50 career TD passes, the senior moved into first on the school's all-time list.
Alcorn State (1-1) had 13 possessions, with...
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September 23, 2012
Arkansas State quarterback Ryan Aplin is intent on improving this year, even after being named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year last season.
Aplin threw for 3,588 yards and accounted for 29 touchdowns (19 passing, 10 rushing), leading the Red Wolves to a 10-3 record and appearance in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
The senior has had four different position coaches and been a part...
Arkansas State's Ryan Aplin talks to the local media Wednesday following the Red Wolves Scrimmage. Go "Inside" to see what QB 1 had to say.
Entering the 2012 season, excitement is at an all-time high around the Arkansas State football program. Arkansas native Gus Malzahn has taken over as head coach. The team returns 12 starters off a team that won 10 games and a Sun Belt title last year. And most importantly, three-year starter Ryan Aplin returns at quarterback, where the reigning conference Player of the Year already...