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0-0, 1st in Sun Belt

Watch: Sun Belt media day

Appalachian State and Georgia Southern, coming off bowl victories last winter, headline Monday's Sun Belt media day in New Orleans. Live on ESPN3

Appalachian St.-South Alabama Postgame Breakdown (2:57)

Mountaineers survive Jaguar comeback

It wasn't easy, but Appalachian State held on with a late go-ahead score to finish its regular season 10-2 after a 34-27 victory over South Alabama. Marcus Cox led all rushers with 192 yards, along with Jalin Moore's 84 yards on the ground and two touchdowns. Box score


A push to victory?

Jalen Moore scored on this 18-yard TD run, but he needed some help from teammates to cross the plane. Appalachian State takes a late 34-27 lead over South Alabama with 1:16 to go.


Turnover trend continues for Mountaineers

You'll never believe this: Appalachian State turned the ball over again. The Mountaineers' fourth giveaway today comes on this Taylor Lamb interception.


South Alabama-App State tied in Mobile

Thanks to this 40-yard reception by Danny Woodson, South Alabama had good field position. On the next play, the Jaguars would even the game at 24 early in the fourth quarter against Appalachian State.


Mountaineers keep making mistakes

Appalachian State won't get a chance to respond to South Alabama's field goal because the fumble bug bit the Mountaineers yet again. The third cough up of the night gives the Jaguars prime field positioning. Five plays later, South Alabama hits paydirt to make the game 24-17.

Mountaineers make first half statement

Appalachian State takes a 24-7 lead into halftime. Taylor Lamb is tearing it up through the air for the Mountaineers, going 12-15 with 162 yards and two touchdowns. Marcus Cox is doing his part on the ground with 141 yards off of nine carries. Box score


Matics makes it from distance

It's a career high 51-yard field goal for Appalachian State kicker Zach Matics. He boots the Mountaineers to a 24-7 lead.


Mountaineers have fumbleitis

In four plays, Appalachian State fumbled twice into the end zone, each time recovered by South Alabama. Instead of a commanding 35-7 lead, the Mountaineers lead 21-7 late in the second quarter.


Mountaineers make lead bigger

Taylor Lamb does it again. His 18-yard TD pass to Marcus Cox is Lamb's second TD pass of the day. Appalachian State now leads 21-7 early in the second quarter.


Refreshing TD for Appalachian State

After South Alabama cracked back with a TD of its own to even the score, Appalachian State QB Taylor Lamb hit WR Simms McElfresh on this 58-yard score. The Mountaineers lead 14-7 at the end of the first quarter.


74-yard scamper sets up App State TD

Marcus Cox's 74-yard run was this close to scoring. Two plays later, the Mountaineers punched it in the end zone to open scoring, taking a 7-0 lead.

Watch: App. State vs. South Alabama

Appalachian State travels to Mobile in search for its 10th win of the season. South Alabama is an 18-point underdog at home. Streaming live on ESPN3

267dBrett McMurphy

Nebraska, Minnesota among 5-7 bowl entrants

A lack of six-win, bowl-eligible teams has allowed 5-7 Nebraska, Minnesota and San Jose State to earn bowl berths, while Illinois and Rice were eliminated from bowl contention.

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272dGreg Ostendorf

Missouri passes as NCAA picks 5-7 teams by APR

The NCAA Division I council approved a recommendation Monday to fill the record 41 bowls with five-win teams because not enough teams will meet the standard bowl-eligibility requirements.


Breida takes it 75 yards to the house

Georgia Southern RB Matt Breida ran right up the middle for this 75-yard touchdown. The Eagles lead 55-17 late in the fourth quarter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards199.592nd
Rushing Yards160.780th
Points For25.0Tied-96th
Points Against37.3117th