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Appalachian State Mountaineers 2015 Preview and Prediction

Coming off of a seven-win season, Appalachian State is now finally eligible to enjoy the full benefits of being a FBS member. That could mean a bowl...
Via Athlon Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

App State wins award for most motivational video

Nevermind the one-on-one pep talks. Sometimes, what your pre-game routine really needs is an awesome motivational video. And, apparently, nobody puts one together as well as Appalachian State University. GoBlueRidge.net reports that App State video staff won one of the College Sports Video Association’s highly-coveted SAVVY Award for the second straight year. This year’s video...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Player Thanks Kate Upton For Attending Game

Kate Upton attended yesterday’s Michigan vs. Appalachian State game (take a look at her Instagram below). Upton, who has a history of being tweeted at by Michigan athletes, received a ‘Thank You’ message from Michigan’s starting center, Jack Miller following the game. Thanks for coming to our game today @KateUpton! #GoBlue — Jack Miller (@UM_JMiller60) August […] The...
Via Diehardsport
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Pregame Photos

Great to see #1 back on the field. No one on #Team135 could wear it better than Devin Funchess. For our game recap, click here.
Via Maize & Blue Nation
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State WR Simms McElfresh Has the Highlight of the Day Against Michigan

Michigan needed to win against Appalachian State Saturday and not just because it meant the team would start the season 1-0. They needed it for pride, but most of all for revenge. Fans know all too well about the epic loss to Appalachian State a few years ago. They've lived with and dealt with the jokes their Ohio State friends have made every day since that fateful contest.So they...
Via FatManWriting
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Star Freshman Jabrill Peppers Hurt Leg In First Half, Still In Locker Room As Second Half Begins

There will be no repeat of 2007 in Ann Arbor this afternoon. Michigan is having no problems with Appalachian State today, seven years since the Wolverines were upset by the FCS school. The Wolverines currently lead the Mountaineers, 42-7.  One of Michigan’s star players may have injured himself in the process of the blowout, though. Jabrill Peppers, a five-star recruit in the...
Via College Spun
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Mountaineers at Michigan Wolverines: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Years ago Appalachian State stunned Michigan to start the season. While no one is expecting that to happen again on Saturday, the two will match up again. Michigan enters the season unranked and will want to knock off the pesky Appalachian State to start the season. Coverage of Saturday’s game between Appalachian State and Michign will get underway at 12:00 pm ET on ESPN2 and WatchESPN...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Appalachian State QB Tweets Out A “Beat MichAgain” Picture

You probably have never heard of Taylor Lamb, a redshirt freshman backup quarterback at Appalachian State. The former three-star prospect has yet to throw a pass for the Mountaineers, and odds are he won’t see much (if any) playing time when Appalachian State takes on Michigan this Saturday. However, like most college football fans, Lamb remembers what happens the last time these...
Via College Spun
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State remembers the day it shocked Michigan, and the world

There are only so many ways in which a win against Furman could possibly serve as a blueprint for a victory over Michigan in Ann Arbor. For former Appalachian State defensive back Corey Lynch, the biggest play of arguably  the most stunning upset in the history of college football was simply a matter of repeating against the Wolverines what had worked to perfection against the Paladins...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Day the Music Died

Mark Campbell/College Sporting NewsAppalachian State. Two words that will forever haunt anyone ever associated with Michigan Football. Just typing those words makes me want to chuck this laptop out the window, go outside, find it, pile all of the pieces up and set them on fire.I absolutely hate that Michigan is playing them again. Everyone hates it. I'd rather play Slippery Rock...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: NFL Draft WR Prospect Takes Two Passes to the Face

Appalachian State’s AJ Donahic: proof again why most mid-major hurdlers don’t make the NFL. - – - – - Also see …  22 Better Titles for the Cleveland Browns “Draft Day” Movie Report: NFL teams worried Johnny Manziel’s love of Drake suggests serious judgment issues SP’s 2014 NFL Draft page (video via @bjones_51) The post VIDEO: NFL Draft WR Prospect Takes Two Passes...
Via Sports Pickle
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recruiting Trail Notebook

Graham gets released, gains attention For over a year, an on-going dispute occurred between point guard Devonte Graham and Appalachian State. When Graham signed a letter of intent to play for the Mountaineers as a senior at Broughton (NC), it seemed like a steal at the time. For whatever reason, Graham reconsidered his decision and wanted ...
Via Hoopniks
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Unveils New Nike FBS Uniforms For 2014

Appalachian State has unveiled new Nikes football uniforms for the 2014 season, welcoming the jump to the FBS in in style.
Via Gamedayr
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Appalachian State Breaks Out New Uniforms For FBS Debut

Appalachian State broke onto the national college football scene in a big way in 2007 when the FCS Mountaineers knocked off No. 5 Michigan in the Big House, 34-32. App State is making the move the the FBS level this season, and appropriately open things up in Ann Arbor against the Wolverines once again. Running backs coach Chris Foster revealed on Twitter that the Mountaineers will...
Via College Spun
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Throwback: 2007 vs. Appalachian State

USA Today Sports ImagesIf 2007 is too long ago to remember vividly, let's recap.  Appalachian State just shocked Michigan (yes, that Michigan) and put FCS football on the map.  A mere two weeks later, the Mountaineers made their way into Gibbs Stadium riding a 17-game winning streak (leading D-1) and all the pride in the world.  Little Wofford, one of D-1's smallest schools, actually...
Via Talkin' Terriers
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update: Sun Belt

Appalachian State Mountaineers Following the departure of head coach Jason Capel, in-state point guard Kedrick Flomo has asked for a release from the Mountaineers, and Rasheed Worrell is reportedly doing the same. Both players inked during the early signing period. The Mountaineers continue to draw negative press for refusing to release 2013 point guard signee Devonte Graham from his ...
Via Hoopniks
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Capel Fired By Appalachian State

Jeff Capel has been fired as head coach of Appalachian State. Capel took the job in 2010 after previously being an assistant to Buzz Peterson. Capel, 34, leaves with a 53-70 overall mark.
Via RealGM
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Mountaineers season preview

Appalachian State likely picked the wrong time to have their worst record in 20 years as the Mountaineers now begin transition to the FBS and Sun Belt conference this year. However, Appalachian State could be on the upswing will all the young returning talent including 17 starters and four 2013 FCS Freshman All-Americans named by the College Sports Journal. Second year head coach...
Via College Football Universe
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State earns a 74-68 win over Samford

Tommy Spagnolo scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Appalachian State beat Samford 74-68 on Thursday. It was Spagnolo's fourth straight double-double in a mid-afternoon game that was moved up because of snow in the area. Tab Hamilton added 18 points and Chris Burgess and freshman Ty Toney had 14 apiece for Appalachian State (8-16, 4-7 Southern Conference). Burgess started...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian State dominates Milligan 100-68

Rantavious Gilbert scored a career-high 22 points and Michael Obacha had a career-high 17 rebounds to lead Appalachian State to a dominating 100-68 win over Milligan of the NAIA Saturday. Appalachian State (3-8) had five players in double figures as Tab Hamilton had 18, Aaron Scott 14, Chris Burgess 12 and Mike Neal contributed 11 points. The Mountaineers won the rebound battle...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Appalachian St. beats North Greenville 78-70

Michael Obacha scored 11 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Appalachian State came from behind to beat Division-II North Greenville 78-70 on Wednesday night. Obacha shot 70 percent (7 of 10) from the line and grabbed 10 offensive rebounds for second-chance shots. Mike Neal came off the bench to score a game-high 27 points for the Mountaineers (2-5). North Greenville (6-2) held a...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  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 AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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