Iowa held on to defeat Mississippi State, and Kentucky capped its best year since 1977 with a win over Penn State.
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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.
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NC State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Eli Drinkwitz has agreed to a five-year deal as head coach of the Appalachian State Mountaineers.
Bowl season kicks off today with six games, with Fresno State's prolific QB Marcus McMaryion defeating Herm Edwards' Arizona State Sun Devils early on.
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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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.
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.
Zac Thomas was 20 of 24 for 282 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions to help Appalachian State beat Georgia State 45-17 on Saturday.
Darrynton Evans ran for 159 yards and a touchdown as Appalachian State beat Coastal Carolina 23-7 on Saturday night.