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App State outscores James Madison 14-2 in OT for 73-61 win

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Ronshad Shabazz made four 3-pointers and scored 21 points, and Appalachian State outscored James Madison 14-2 in overtime for a 73-61 victory on Saturday. At the end of regulation, Patrick Good dribbled past several defenders and found Kelvin Robinson on the wing for a 3-pointer with 0.5 seconds left to tie it at 59-all. Tom Vodanovich opened the scoring in overtime...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines for this weekend’s college football bowl games

Christmas is right around the corner. Most of the nation is covered in a blanket of snow. Yep. College football bowl games are here, and we can’t wait for them to begin. There are five games on the slate this upcoming Saturday. And while the big hitters won’t play for a couple more weeks, there are plenty of reasons to tune into these games as we move into the winter holiday...
Via Sportsnaut
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

App Trail: Led by offensive POY Jalin Moore, five Mountaineers make Sun Belt's first team

BOONE - Five Appalachian State football players, including Sun Belt Conference offensive player of the year Jalin Moore, made the league's all-conference first team.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
December 07, 2016

SQ Raycom Media Camellia Bowl Preview

For the next three-plus weeks, everyone will be talking about the College Football Playoff and "major" bowl games. But we'd be remiss if we didn't talk about all the other great bowl games that will take place between December 17 and January 9. One such bowl, the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl, will take place on opening day.The third installment of the Camellia Bowl pits one of the...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Former coach penalized for sending 416 texts to prospect's mom

When your justification for breaking a rule is “as long as nobody knows, it’s fine,” generally someone is eventually going to find out and you’re going to get burned. That’s exactly what happened to former Appalachian State assistant coach Chris Foster, who received a one-year show-cause penalty from the NCAA for texting a prospect’s mom 416 times during the 2012-13 season...
Via The Comeback
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State suffers 37-7 loss to Appalachian State

Lamb, Moore lead Appalachian St past New Mexico St 37-7LAS CRUCES, N.M.  -- Taylor Lamb accounted for three touchdowns, Jalin Moore ran for 111 yards and a score and Appalachian State cruised to a 37-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday.Lamb completed 20 of 28 passes for 220 yards and a score and added 71 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 10 carries. Marcus Cox had 140 yards...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Lamb, Moore lead Appalachian St past New Mexico St 37-7

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Taylor Lamb accounted for three touchdowns, Jalin Moore ran for 111 yards and a score and Appalachian State cruised to a 37-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday. Lamb completed 20 of 28 passes for 220 yards and a score and added 71 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 10 carries. Marcus Cox had 140 yards rushing and Michael Rubino kicked field goals of...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Shabazz has 28, leads Appalachian State past Hartford 70-61

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Ronshad Shabazz scored a season-high 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Appalachian State to a 70-61 win over Hartford on Wednesday. Isaac Johnson added 11 points, seven rebounds and four blocks, all career bests for the freshmen, as the Mountaineers (2-2) took control with a 19-4 run to open the second half for a 51-33 lead. Shabazz started...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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 AP on Fox
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Thanks to Troy & Appalachian State, it might be the Sun Belt’s time to shine

Just two teams from outside the power conferences appear in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings: The No. 21 Western Michigan Broncos (10-0 after winning on Tuesday night) and No. 22 Boise State Broncos (8-1). But to only focus solely on those two ignores the depth of the “Group of Five” this year, which boasts quite a few teams that could crash the New Year’s bowls...
Via The Comeback
November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Troy, Appalachian State set for pivotal Sun Belt showdown

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Troy and Appalachian State are set for a pivotal Sun Belt Conference showdown one season after waging a three-overtime contest. The two teams play Saturday at Troy in only the third meeting this deep into the season between Sun Belt teams with unbeaten league marks. ''It's going to be a great college football game,'' Mountaineers coach Scott Satterfield...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Appalachian State clobbers Texas State 35-10 behind Lamb

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Taylor Lamb threw four touchdown passes while Jalin Moore and Marcus Cox combined to rush for 248 yards on 28 carries and a score as Appalachian State routed Texas State 35-10 on Saturday. Lamb threw touchdowns of 8-, 31-, 6-, and 3-yards to Jaylan Barbour, Jaquil Capel, Mock Adams, and Barrett Burns, respectively. His TD pass to Adams gave Appalachian State ...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Lamb, Appalachian State beat Georgia Southern 34-10

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Taylor Lamb passed for 199 yards and ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns to help Appalachian State beat Georgia Southern 34-10 on Thursday night. Jalin Moore added 126 yards rushing and Marcus Cox ran for 115 yards for the Mountaineers (6-2, 4-0 Sun Belt). Each had a touchdown run in the final quarter and Appalachian State scored the final 34 points after...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Appalachian State grabs 3 INTs in 37-19 win over Idaho

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Taylor Lamb threw for 220 yards and rushed for one touchdown, Jalin Moore had 114 yards rushing and a score, and Appalachian State beat Idaho 37-19 on Saturday. Appalachian State broke it open with 13 unanswered points in the third quarter, highlighted by freshman Clifton Duck's 44-yard pick-6 on an overthrown pass. Moore extended the Mountaineers' lead to 30...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Appalachian State cruises past Louisiana-Lafayette 24-0

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Taylor Lamb threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Jalin Moore ran for 106 yards and two scores, and Appalachian State beat Louisiana-Lafayette 24-0 on Wednesday night for the Ragin' Cajuns' first home shutout since 2002. Appalachian State (4-2, 2-0 Sun Belt) scored on its first four possessions, had a 24-0 lead at halftime and cruised in the second half. On...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Moore leads Appalachian State to 17-3 win over Georgia State

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Jalin Moore ran for 45 of 159 yards for a touchdown to break a scoreless tie in the third quarter and Appalachian State intercepted four passes in beating Georgia State 17-3 on Saturday in a Sun Belt opener. Moore weaved through the Panthers defense to score with 13:32 left in the third quarter. Michael Rubino added a 42-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Moore's 257 yard day leads Appalachian St over Akron 45-38

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Jalin Moore ran for a career-high 257 yards and two touchdowns and Appalachian State hung on to beat Akron in a 45-38 shootout on Saturday. The teams combined for 1,073 yards of total offense and 60 first downs. Taylor Lamb threw for 280 yards and three scores for the Mountaineers (2-2), including strikes of 36 and 37-yards to Levi Duffield and Zy Letman. Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

App State Color Guard Accusing Miami Players For Misconduct

An investigation of the University of Miami football team after a member of the Appalachian State color guard made allegations that some Miami players made inappropriate physical contact with several members of her group. The member, Sophie Randleman, said the players approached them as they ran out on the field for the game Saturday. Here is part of the statement she posted: ...
Via Gamedayr
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Appalachian State students allege Miami players assaulted them in pregame entrance

Appalachian State students are hurling allegations towards several Miami Hurricanes players, saying they assaulted members of the school’s color guard as they ran onto the field prior to Saturday’s game. The Palm Beach Post reports Sophie Randleman, a junior at Appalachian State and color guard member, took to Facebook following the incident saying she was “shoved by several...
Via The Comeback
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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 AP on Fox
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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