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Appalachian State rolls over Louisiana-Lafayette 28-7

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Jalin Moore rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown and Taylor Lamb threw for 172 yards and another score as Appalachian State scored a touchdown in every quarter to beat Louisiana-Lafayette 28-7 on Saturday. Marcus Cox, who finished with 78 yards on 22 carries, scored from the 9 and the 1 to give Appalachian State a 14-0 lead at the break. Moore broke for a 54...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercer trips Appalachian State in final seconds, 71-70

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Phillip Leonard's layup with five seconds left lifted Mercer to a 71-70 win over Appalachian State at the Challenge in Music City tournament on Friday night. Leonard scored the Bears final seven points, rallying them from a 67-62 deficit with three minutes to play. Ronshad Shabazz hit a 3-pointer with :41 left to give the Mountaineers a 70-67 lead, but Leonard...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Appalachian State rallies to beat Liberty 73-62

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Frank Eaves scored 18 points and made 10 of 13 free throws, Ronshad Shabazz added 17 points, and Appalachian State rallied to beat Liberty 73-62 on Thursday in the opening round of the Challenge in Music City. Trailing by one at halftime, Shabazz hit a jumper to put Appalachian State ahead 41-40, and the Mountaineers led by 11 with 4:50 left after Shabazz...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami signs home-and-home series with Appalachian State

The Hurricanes are helping smaller programs break new ground. A year after becoming the first Power 5 opponent to visit Florida Atlantic’s home stadium, Miami will play the same role for Appalachian State. The Sun Belt Conference school announced Tuesday it signed a home-and-home series with the Hurricanes, to be played in 2016 and 2021. Miami will visit Boone, N.C. on Sept. 17...
Via Canes Watch
6 days ago

Moore runs wild in Appalachian State's 47-20 win over Idaho

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Jalin Moore rushed for a freshman school-record 244 yards, and Appalachian State beat Idaho 47-20 on Saturday night. Moore, whose previous high was 75 yards, carried the Mountaineers up and down the field with 27 carries though he didn't score. The Mountaineers finished with 401 yards rushing and outgained Idaho 511-299 in total offense. Taylor Lamb was 8-of...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Georgia Southern Quarterback Flips Into End Zone

Georgia Southern is taking on Appalachian State in a Thursday night conference game. The Eagles are having a pretty noteworthy season starting 5-1, 3-0 in the Sunbelt conference. But it’s no surprise when you have players that can do things like this: Junior quarterback Kevin Ellison keeps the ball, stutter steps, and makes an incredible flip over a defender right into the end...
Via Gamedayr
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

App. State head coach gets five-year extension

Appalachian State announced today that it had agreed to a five-year extension with head football coach Scott Satterfield. The announcement was made via an official statement, which was reported by Zach Barnett of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. “We have the right coach leading our football program in Scott Satterfield,” Appalachian State AD Doug Gillin said in a statement...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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 Fox Sports Southwest
September 26, 2015  |  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
September 11, 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

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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