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2018 Schedule
11-2, 1st in Sun Belt - East
1d

Appalachian St. rolls past Middle Tenn. in N.O. Bowl, 45-13

Appalachian State receiver Malik Williams passed for two touchdowns on trick plays, quarterback Zac Thomas caught a scoring pass and threw for three more, and the Mountaineers routed Middle Tennessee 45-13 in the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday night.

Middle Tennessee's Blackenship lays out for INT (0:45)
Thomas connects with Sutton for 17-yard TD (0:28)
Appalachian QB catches TD off double reverse (0:38)
Appalachian State trick play results in 30-yard TD (0:23)
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2d

The most important takeaway for each bowl game

Bowl season started on Saturday with a little bit of everything, including close games, big offenses and a last-second field goal. Here's what you need to know.

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4dMark Schlabach

Appalachian St. hiring Drinkwitz to 5-year deal

NC State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Eli Drinkwitz has agreed to a five-year deal as head coach of the Appalachian State Mountaineers.

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12dESPN.com contributors

Best bets for every college football bowl game

Looking to bet on a college football bowl game? This is the file for you, as our four expert handicappers offer their analysis for every (non-playoff) bowl game.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Hearing that Appalachian State not surprisingly wants a coach with direct ties to the school to succeed Scott Satterfield. Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Nate Woody, NC State associate head coach/OL coach Dwayne Ledford and Georgia Southern defensive coordinator Scot Sloan all will be in the mix. Georgia State coach Sean Elliott could be an option, too, as he played and coached at Appalachian State. A 2-10 record this fall doesn't help.

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14d

Louisville names App State's Satterfield coach

Louisville has hired Appalachian State's Scott Satterfield as the Cardinals' new football coach, replacing the fired Bobby Petrino. Satterfield's high-scoring Mountaineers have won three straight Sun Belt titles.

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15dAdam Rittenberg

Picking winners for every bowl game matchup

From Dec. 15 through Jan. 7, the Celebration Bowl through the CFP National Championship, Adam Rittenberg picks his winners for bowl season.

16d

Thomas guides Appalachian State to Sun Belt title

Zac Thomas had two long touchdown runs, Darrynton Evans set up another score with a 97-yard kickoff return and Appalachian State defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 30-19 in the Sun Belt Conference championship game on Saturday.

App State's Thomas scores 35-yard TD on 4th down (0:23)
Ragin Cajuns' QB keeps and runs for an 8-yard TD (0:27)
App State's Thomas goes untouched on 25-yard TD (0:28)
App State 97-yard kick return sets up 1-yard TD (1:04)
23d

Appalachian St. tops Troy 21-10, hosts Sun Belt title game

Zac Thomas passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as Appalachian State jumped to an early lead and held off Troy 21-10 to capture the Sun Belt Conference East Division crown on Saturday, ending the season on a four-game win streak.

Troy's Deondre Douglas bobbles, hauls in crazy TD (0:30)
Appalachian State's Pearson hurdles defender for TD (0:38)

Team Stats

Passing Yards190.6
Rushing Yards240.4
Points For37.383rd
Points Against15.7