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On the Beat: Clemson’s defensive depth not what it was in 2014

CLEMSON – No. 6 Clemson’s first two games, easy home wins over Wofford and Appalachian State, lent dozens of reps to many defensive players in need of experience.

Early scores stake Appalachian St. to 31-13 win over Wyoming

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Marcus Cox raced 59 yards for a touchdown on Appalachian State's first play from scrimmage, setting the tone for a 31-13 defeat of Wyoming on Saturday. Four minutes later, Latrell Gibbs followed up with a 91-yard interception return to end Wyoming's first possession. It was his fourth interception in as many games. Cox, who scored just 19 seconds into the game,...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

App Trail: today's keys vs. Wyoming

Good afternoon from Kidd Brewer Stadium, whether the weather outside is weather. For the 10th straight day, we have rain and wind, which should provide a little boost for Appalachian State.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
5 days ago

Lamb's 4 TDs power Appalachian State past Old Dominion

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Taylor Lamb threw a career-high four touchdown passes to lead Appalachian State to a 49-0 win over Old Dominion on Saturday. Lamb completed 11 of 15 passes for 187 yards and spread the ball around, sending TD throws to four different receivers, including a 53-yarder to Bobo Beathard. Marcus Cox, who hauled in another of the scoring throws, rushed for 107 yards...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Fan Trolls Clemson About Football Team’s “Failures”

One week after defeating FCS foe Wofford, the Clemson Tigers stay at home for their week two game against Appalachian State. One fan of the Mountaineers is having some fun with the game, while taking as many shots as possible at the men in orange. Yosef’s Cabin is a fan blog for Appalachian State, and one writer posted a column called “A Quarter-Century Of Underachievement ...
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

On the Beat: Clemson short on Appalachian State game tape

CLEMSON – When Appalachian State opened up a healthy three-touchdown lead 20 minutes into its season opener vs. Howard, the Mountaineers wisely clammed up the playbook the rest of the way.

Lamb leads Appalachian State over Howard 49-0

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Taylor Lamb completed 17 of 22 passes for 226 yards and four touchdowns to lead Appalachian State to a 49-0 win over Howard in a season opener on Saturday. Simms McElfresh caught two touchdown passes for the Mountaineers, and Marcus Cox rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown. Redshirt freshman J.P. Caruso relieved Lamb in the third quarter and threw for 78 yards and...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NCCU to play at App State in 2016

North Carolina Central will play at Appalachian State next fall. The start of the 2015 football season is a week away, but North Carolina Central already has its eye on 2016. NCCU will play at Appalachian State in Boone, NC Sept. 17. 2016, the school announced on Friday. #NCCUfootball will play at Appalachian State in 2016 (Sept. 17). This will be 3rd meeting between #NCCU &...
Via HBCU Gameday
August 28, 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. 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 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...
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

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

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 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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