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Harsin looks to continue success at Arkansas State

Bryan Harsin knows a thing or two about dealing with change, having gone through four head coaches during his time as a player at Boise State. Harsin has relied heavily on that experience since being hired last December as the head coach at Arkansas State, where he's the school's fourth head coach in as many seasons. The Red Wolves haven't gone through head coaches...
Via Fox Sports
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 86 Arkansas State Red Wolves season preview

No. 86 Arkansas State Red Wolves (10-3)Coach Bryan Harsin (first season at Arkansas State and overall)Returning Starters: 13, 7 offense, 5 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 111Strength of Schedule: 118 The Arkansas State Red Wolves may have a difficult time going for a three-peat as Sun Belt Conference Champions. This year looks to be a season of transition, but the Wolves...
Via College Football Universe
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

The Sun Belt Preview: Biggest games come late in season for contenders

New look logo, new look conference, but could results be the same in 2013? Last season the Sun Belt was tight, so tight that four teams were all within a game of each other in the conference race. Fast forward to 2013 and three of those four teams are still in the new look Sun Belt. What that ensures is that at the very least we could be in for some interesting matchups between...
Via Crystal Ball Run
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Pre-Season Preview: Arkansas State Red Wolves

2012 Record: 10-3 (7-1 in Sun Belt) Head Coach: Bryan Harsin (First Time Head Coach) Last Bowl Game: 2013 GoDaddy.com Bowl: beat Kent State 17-13 Stadium: Liberty Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, Arkansas (capacity = 30,406) Home Field Advantage: ranked 19th out of 55 mid-major teams Schedule Glimpse: 2013 Schedule Link Out of Conference: 8/31 vs Arkansas...
Via College Football Zealots
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

ASTATE BIRTHDATE - Ryan Aplin - May 8

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’.”
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Rogers ready for D1 Football

The million dollar question for the Arkansas State Red Wolves fan base going into spring football is who will replace Ryan Aplin as ASU Quarterback. AStateNation.com recently caught up with new junior college signal caller Chandler Roger to get his take on his first few weeks in Jonesboro.
Via arkansasstate.scout.com
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas State Defeats Kent State 17-13: Three Things We Learned

The GoDaddy.com Bowl proved to be another bowl game where coaches should not be allowed to leave a school before the season is done. The defensive slug fest between Kent St. and Arkansas St. was something completely unexpected.Even though the game was not filled with much excitement from either offense; Arkansas St. pulled out a 17-13 win after a slow start and an even slower finish...
Via Football Nation
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas St tops No. 25 Kent St in GoDaddy Bowl

Ryan Aplin's productive passing career helped carry Arkansas State to two Sun Belt Conference championships. For his final college game, the 6-foot-1, 200-pound senior didn't have to be the hero. Aplin completed 21 of 30 passes for 213 yards and a touchdown and J.D. McKissic caught 11 passes for 113 yards and a touchdown, but it was a bruising defense that was the biggest...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Kent State has tough ending to dream season

Darrell Hazell took Kent State to college football's postseason for the first time in 40 years. Getting that elusive bowl victory now becomes the responsibility of another coach. The No. 25 Golden Flashes closed a dream season with another disappointing loss, falling 17-13 to Arkansas State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Sunday night. ''It's hard not to come away with...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU tops No. 25 Kent St. 17-13 in GoDaddy.com Bowl

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 to their first...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas State holds off Kent State

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 to their first...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kent State falls short in GoDaddy.com Bowl

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Winning Streak Continues – Arkansas State High Conviction

Winning Streak Continues – Arkansas State High ConvictionOnly Chip Kelly is having a better week than I am. Some things in life were thought of as certain truths – OJ was innocent, Lance Armstrong never participated in doping, and John Pickens is terrible at bowl picks. When news broke from the NYT that Lance was “weighing an admission of guilt,” two of those notions were...
Via BeyondUSports
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Kent State excited to play in bowl game

Both coaches for the teams in GoDaddy.com Bowl have left for other jobs, although one of them will be sticking around for the penultimate game of the bowl season. Darrell Hazell will coach his final game for No. 25 Kent State on Sunday night when it takes on Sun Belt Conference champion Arkansas State, which makes its second straight appearance in this bowl. It's not unusual...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas St., Kent State meet in GoDaddy.com Bowl

Arkansas State's Ryan Aplin owns nearly every school passing record after four productive seasons for the Red Wolves. For his final game, the senior quarterback will get quite a test from No. 25 Kent State's gambling defense when the two teams meet on Sunday in the GoDaddy.com Bowl. The Golden Flashes are tied for the top spot in the Football Bowl Subdivision with 38 forced...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kent St.-Arkansas St. Preview

Both coaches for the teams in the Jan. 6 GoDaddy.com Bowl have left for other jobs, although one of them will be sticking around for the penultimate game of the bowl season. Darrell Hazell will coach his final game for No. 25 Kent State when it takes on Sun Belt Conference champion Arkansas State, which is making its second straight appearance in this bowl. It's not unusual...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Discover Fan Loyalty Poll GoDaddy.com Bowl Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves

The latest results of the Discover Fan Loyalty Poll asked the question if college football fans would rather receive gifts this Holiday season as per usual, or if they would forego receiving presents in order to watch their favorite team win the BCS Championship. In a very close vote, 46 percent of fans opted for presents, while 42 percent said they would trade in all of their Holiday...
Via thepigskinreport.com
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Eleven Most Intriguing Bowl Games

There are 35 bowl games this year that will run from December 15th until January 7th. The match-ups range from very interesting to no thank you. Let's take a look at the eleven games that interest me the most this bowl season:   #11 GoDaddy.com Bowl: Arkansas State (9-3) vs Kent State (11-2) It took a while for Gus Malzahn to get the Red Wolves going but he's...
Via College Football Zealots
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas St. 45, Middle Tennessee 0

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Aplin talks about battle at Troy

Arkansas State's quarterback Ryan Aplin won his second straight conference Offensive Player of the Week. AStateNation.com caught up the senior quarterback to get his thoughts on the Red Wolves big win against Troy Saturday night.
Via arkansasstate.scout.com
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas St. 41, Troy 34

Ryan Aplin became the Sun Belt Conference's all-time leading passer and set an Arkansas State record for total yards in Saturday's 41-34 win over Troy. Aplin was 28-of-42 passing for 369 yards and four touchdowns as the Red Wolves (8-3, 6-1) won their sixth straight game. The senior has 10,307 career passing yards, eclipsing Rusty Smith's conference record of 10,112...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Ark. St. takes control in Sun Belt

Ryan Aplin threw a 70-yard touchdown pass to Taylor Stockemer to break a tie early in the third quarter, David Oku ran for 131 yards and three scores, and Arkansas State held off Louisiana-Monroe 45-23 on Thursday night to take the Sun Belt Conference lead. Aplin was 26 of 34 for 334 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran for 44 yards and a touchdown to help Arkansas State (7-3...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Outside the ASU Locker Room-Ryan Aplin

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.
Via arkansasstate.scout.com
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas St. 37, North Texas 19

Ryan Aplin threw for 328 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for another score Saturday to lead Arkansas State to a 37-19 win over North Texas. The Red Wolves (6-3, 4-1 Sun Belt) fell behind 2-0 on the game's first play, when the kickoff was fumbled in the end zone and Arkansas State recovered, giving North Texas a safety. But Aplin hit Julian Jones for a 59-yard touchdown for...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas St. 50, Louisiana-Lafayette 27

Brian Davis kicked five field goals and Arkansas State rolled up 526 yards of offense in a 50-27 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Tuesday night. The Red Wolves (5-3, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference) scored 20 points in the game's first 16 minutes en route to stretching their conference winning streak to seven games and stopping Louisiana-Lafayette's home winning streak at eight...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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