2nd in sun belt east. The 2009 Eastern Washington Eagles football team represented Eastern Washington University in the 2009 NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) college football season. Armanti Edwards accounted for 258 total yards of offense for the Mountaineers. He was the starting quarterback for the Appalachian State Mountaineers football team from 2006–09. [20] The Mountaineers jumped out to a 24–7 lead at halftime only to see the Paladins roar back with 20 points in the second half. Moore is in his 21st season as head coach. Trey Elder, in his last game in black and gold, finished the scoring for the Mountaineers with a 53-yard scamper to make the score 49–14. Appalachian State's main Sun Belt rivals are Coastal Carolina and Georgia Southern. [23] The victory gave the Mountaineers a 53–18–1 series lead over their archrivals from Cullowhee and a 24–6 advantage since the introduction of the Old Mountain Jug. 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Played on December 19, 2015 at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama, it was the second edition of the bowl game and the final matchup of the 2015 NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision football season for both teams. [36] The record attendance of 23,010 on hand at Finley Stadium was the largest neutral site crowd for the NCAA Division I Championship Game. 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[29]. In what was hailed as one of the biggest upsets in the history of American sports, [12] [13] the Mountaineers shocked the fifth-ranked Wolverines 34–32. odds; news schedule [21] The victory moved the Mountaineers into a virtual tie for first place with Wofford. The 2007 Appalachian State vs. Michigan football game was a regular season college football game between the Appalachian State Mountaineers and Michigan Wolverines.It was held at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on September 1, 2007, and was the first game of the season for both teams. Freshman linebacker D. J. Smith lead the defense with 12 tackles. Armanti Edwards, starting in his first game since the Michigan win, re-injured his shoulder at the start of the second half. Appalachian Sports Information (September 29, 2007). Get a summary of the Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Furman Paladins football game ... 10/27/2007 Associated Press . [24] Kevin Richardson's four second-quarter touchdowns put the game away early. Corey Lynch blocked a Phoenix punt in second quarter and had an interception late in the game to help seal the victory. [23] Kevin Richardson rushed for a career high 215 yards and Armanti Edwards added 295 through the air. Senior running back Kevin Richardson led the way for the Mountaineers with 111 yards rushing and 27 receiving, finishing his career as Appalachian's all-time leading rusher with 4,797 yards. The team was coached by Jerry Moore and played their home games at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina. Heading into that season, Appalachian State was back-to-back, defending national champions under long-time head coach Jerry Moore. ASU won in a major upset, 34-32. [27] The victory moved the Mountaineers into a virtual tie for first place with Wofford. He previously brought the Blue Hens to the FCS championship game, winning it in 2003. Senior wide receiver Hans Batichon had a career high six receptions for 93 yards. [5] The Mountaineers won the 2005 Division I-AA Football Championship and repeated as FCS national champions in 2006 and 2007. Adrian Delph had 17 points for Appalachian State (11-5, 5-2 Sun Belt Conference), which earned its fourth straight home victory. 5 in both major Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) polls and media outlets considered them to be preseason favorites to win the Big Ten conference championship as well as possible contenders for the national championship, while the Mountaineers were ranked No. American Football Database is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. K. C. Keeler served as head coach for the sixth season. It was held at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on September 1, 2007, and was the first game of the season for both teams. The 2017 North Carolina A&T Aggies football team represented North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Mountaineers moved to 15–0 when running back Kevin Richardson rushes for 100 or more yards, with a 49–32 win over Elon. Trey Elder, in his last game in black and gold, finished the scoring for the Mountaineers with a 53-yard scamper to make the score 49–14. The Mountaineers had their highest offensive output in 71 years in a 79–35 rout over the Catamounts of Western Carolina. Armanti Edwards, starting in his first game since the Michigan win, re-injured his shoulder at the start of the second half. Played annually since 1971, first at Sun Devil Stadium on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona through 2006, the game was played at 8 p.m. EST on January 2, 2008, at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. [19] Armanti Edwards made only his third start of the season, and first since September 22, and became the first quarterback in Appalachian history to rush for over 200 yards. [33], A record FCS postseason crowd of 24,140 packed Kidd Brewer Stadium to see the Mountaineers defeat the Richmond Spiders 55–35 on December 7, 2007. The Wolverines entered the game ranked No. The team finished 8–4 and improved on their record from 2008 in which they finished 6–5. Appalachian Sports Information (September 22, 2007). Appalachian Sports Information (November 3, 2007). The official box score of Football vs Appalachian State on 9/1/2007. BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Justin Forrest had a season-high 23 points as Appalachian State topped Georgia State 80-71 on Friday night. Kevin Richard became the Appalachian's all-time leading rusher, breaking John Settle's record, in a 37–17 victory over the Chattanooga Mocs. [34] Armanti Edwards racked up 313 yards on the ground, setting a Division I record for rushing by a quarterback in the win. [19] In front of a record crowd of 28,802, senior quarterback Trey Elder started the game, filling in for an injured Armanti Edwards, and threw for 210 yards and rushed for 90 more. Trailing 38–20 with less than eight minutes left to play, a furious Mountaineer rally came up short as Edwards fell one yard shy of converting on fourth down. Appalachian is the only university in North Carolina, public or private, to win a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national championship in football. 2007 Appalachian State Football Coaches and Staff. [30] Accounting for three passing touchdowns, Armanti Edwards threw for 198 yards and rushed for another 98. Appalachian Sports Information (September 8, 2007). The Wolverines entered the game ranked No. The Mountaineers compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and were a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon) between 1972 and 2014. Saved by Ramona The Pest The 2007 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team represented Appalachian State University in the college football season of 2007–2008. http://www.ourhonordefend.comIt's been done before on the internet, but only once. The 2007 Appalachian State vs. Michigan football game was a regular season college football game between the Appalachian State Mountaineers and Michigan Wolverines. The culminating game of the 2005 NCAA Division I-AA football season, it was won by Appalachian State, 21–16. The Tigers are a first year member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). [29] Kevin Richardson rushed for a career-high 215 yards and Armanti Edwards added 295 through the air. Sun Belt Sports. [30] The Blue Hens offensive attack was paced by future National Football League first round draft pick Joe Flacco at quarterback, who threw for 334 yards and one touchdown. 5 Mountaineers Blast Bulldogs, 45-7", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1544780, "Late Rally Falls Short, Home Winning Streak Ends with 38-35 Loss to GSU", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1544835, http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1544865, "Edwards' Record-Breaking Performance Carries Mountaineers Into First Place", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1544897, "Appalachian State Downs Western Carolina, 79-35", http://catamountsports.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/recaps/111007aaa.html, "Jug Stays in Boone Again; Apps Rout Archrival Cats, 79-35", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1544926, "Mountaineers Claim Third-Straight SoCon Title, Richardson Becomes School's All-Time Leading Rusher in 37-17 Win", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1544955, "Appalachian Advances to National Quarterfinals With Thrilling 28-27 Win Over JMU", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1544973, "Mountaineers Advance to National Semifinals with 38-35 Triumph Over EWU", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1544994, http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1545027&SPID=12811&SPSID=104458, "Back to Chattanooga: Edwards' Record Performance Punches ASU's Ticket to Third-straight Title Game", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1545013, "Another crowning feat for Appalachian State", http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/football/2007-12-14-appstate-delaware_n.htm, "Thrice is Nice: Apps Rout Delaware For Third-Straight National Title", http://www.goasu.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=104458&SPID=12811&DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=1545029, Appalachian State University Marching Mountaineers, 2007 NCAA Division I FCS playoff participants, https://americanfootballdatabase.fandom.com/wiki/2007_Appalachian_State_Mountaineers_football_team?oldid=131632, Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC (Black Saturday), Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year. [22] The crowd of 27,977 was the largest to ever witness the Battle for the Old Mountain Jug. Rebounding from the loss against Georgia Southern, the Mountaineers held on to defeat the Furman Paladins 34–27 in Greenville, South Carolina. The 2005 NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship Game was a postseason college football game between the Northern Iowa Panthers and the Appalachian State Mountaineers. The 2007 Appalachian State vs. Michigan football game was a regular season college football game between the Appalachian State Mountaineers and Michigan Wolverines.It was held at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on September 1, 2007, and was the first game of the season for both teams. With the win, Appalachian became just the fifth program in FCS history to advance to three-consecutive national title games, joining Eastern Kentucky (1979–82), Georgia Southern (1988–90 and 1998–2000), Marshall (1991–93) and Youngstown State (1991–94). Appalachian Sports Information (November 10, 2007). The official box score of Football vs Appalachian State on 9/1/2007. [30] The record attendance of 23,010 on hand at Finley Stadium was the largest neutral site crowd for the NCAA Division I Championship Game.[30]. It was his 20th season as head coach. The Eagles were led by future Walter Payton Award winner Jayson Foster. The contest was televised on Fox. The team was coached by Jerry Moore and played their home games at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina. The Aggies also earned an invitation to the Celebration Bowl where they defeated Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Grambling, earning their fifth black college football national championship. [23] Appalachian outgained Elon 526 to 371 yards with 356 yards coming from a potent ground attack. [12], The Mountaineers returned home after the Michigan win for their first contest at Kidd Brewer Stadium against Division II Lenoir–Rhyne on September 8. [24]. Senior wide receiver Hans Batichon had a career-high six receptions for 93 yards. Appalachian Sports Information (December 14, 2007). 5 Michigan What was supposed to be a tuneup turned into a stunner: Appalachian State 34, No. [6][7][8] They also captured a third consecutive Southern Conference Southern Conference title.[9]. It was held at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on September 1, 2007, and was the first game of the season for both teams. A forced fumble with 22 seconds left in the game gave the Mountaineers a 28–27 win over James Madison. Senior running back Kevin Richardson led the way for the Mountaineers with 111 yards rushing and 27 receiving, finishing his career as Appalachian's all-time leading rusher with 4,797 yards. The Bears were limited to 195 total yards. [9]. Foster lined up as quarterback, running back, and wide receiver and finished with 14 passing, 175 rushing and 41 receiving yards. [25] Armanti Edwards made only his third start of the season, and first since September 22, and became the first quarterback in Appalachian history to rush for over 200 yards. Appalachian rolled up 511 yards of offense with Armanti Edwards finishing with 337 total yards and Kevin Richardson adding 124 yards on 21 carries. The win was the 17th straight overall and 29th straight home victory. [12] [13] Additionally, two players from the 2007 team were selected in the 2008 NFL Draft: wide receiver Dexter Jackson (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) and safety Corey Lynch (Cincinnati Bengals). The team is one of only five from its division to ever defeat a team ranked in the Associated Press Poll (the others being Cincinnati in 1983, [10] [11] James Madison in 2010, Eastern Washington in 2013, and North Dakota State in 2016), in a game against Michigan that was hailed as one of the biggest upsets in the history of American sports. James Madison head coach Mickey Matthews made the decision to run one more play which resulted in a fumble. The Bears were limited to 195 total yards. [36] The Blue Hens offensive attack was paced by future National Football League first round draft pick Joe Flacco at quarterback, who threw for 334 yards and one touchdown. He was selected for inclusion into the Southern Conference Hall of Fame, and College Football Hall of Fame in 2014. The Mountaineers responded with 20 straight points capped with an interception by senior safety Corey Lynch. He served as the head football coach at North Texas State University—now the University of North Texas—from 1979 to 1980, at Texas Tech University from 1981 to 1985, and at Appalachian State University from 1989 to 2012, compiling a career college football coaching record of 242–134–2. Appalachian State Football 2007 Teaser. Armanti Fredrico Edwards Sr. is an American gridiron football wide receiver for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). [28] The crowd of 27,977 was the largest to ever witness the Battle for the Old Mountain Jug. Appalachian's 743 yards of offense was the second highest in school history after the 788 gained in a 115–0 win against Piedmont in 1936. It was the 80th season of play for the Mountaineers. [36] He was 52 passing yards short of becoming only the second player in NCAA history to pass for 2,000 yards and rush for 1,000 twice. [30] The Mountaineers also claimed a share of the Southern Conference title, their third straight. All hail the champions of Appalachian State who, for the third year in a row, headed to Chattanooga for the championship game, and came home to Boone, North Carolina victors. [13] In front of a record crowd of 28,802, senior quarterback Trey Elder started the game, filling in for an injured Armanti Edwards, and threw for 210 yards and rushed for 90 more. In field hockey, another sport not sponsored by the Sun Belt, Appalachian State joined the Mid-American Conference for the 2017 season after playing two seasons as an independent following the demise of its former league, the Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference (NorPac). [25], Armanti Edwards accounted for 347 yards of offense and three touchdowns in leading the Mountaineers to a 38–35 victory over the Eastern Washington Eagles. On September 1, 2007, the Appalachian State Mountaineers stormed into the Big House and stunned No. [20] Trey Elder, starting in place of an injured Armanti Edwards, accounted for 298 yards. The football team competes in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), formerly I-A, as a result of the transition to the Sun Belt. It was the 79th season of play for the Mountaineers. [26] The victory tied the Mountaineers with the Eagles of Georgia Southern as the only two programs to have 10 consecutive postseason wins in contiguous years. A statistical recap of the 2007 Appalachian State-Michigan football game. With the win, the Mountaineers extended their Division I leading win streak to 16 games and their home winning streak to 28 games. The 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season was eagerly anticipated for the 2007 Wolverines with returning seniors Long, Mike Hart and Chad Henne in key roles, but the season quickly began to fall apart when the team lost to the two-time defending FCS champion Appalachian State Mountaineers in … Armanti Edwards finished the season with 1,948 yards passing and 1,587 yards rushing. Rebounding from the loss against Georgia Southern, the Mountaineers held on to defeat the Furman Paladins 34–27 in Greenville, South Carolina. Quite the same Wikipedia. The Mountaineers have competed in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and the Sun Belt Conference since 2014. A sellout crowd of over 109,000 fans packed Michigan Stadium , becoming the largest crowd to ever witness an ASU football game. Appalachian Sports Information (November 17, 2007). It was part of the 2007–2008 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) of the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. [26] The Mountaineers jumped out to a 24–7 lead at halftime only to see the Paladins roar back with 20 points in the second half. Appalachian is the only university in North Carolina, public or private, to win a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national championship in football. 1 in The Sports Network's Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) poll and were preseason favorites to win their third consecutive FCS national championship. Appalachian Sports Information (December 7, 2007). On the ensuing possession, the Dukes drove 62 yards down the field to put themselves within easy field goal range. On July 1, 2014, Appalachian State moved to the Sun Belt Conference. On the day, the Mountaineers outgained the Bulldogs 466–211 in total yardage to extend their home-winning streak to 30 games. [13] The Mountaineers scored touchdowns on their first five possessions en route to racking up 403 yards of offense. 9//21/15 Football Media Teleconference: Appalachian State Head Coach Scott Satterfield. It is believed to be the first win ever by a team in Division I FCS (still frequently known by its former name of Division I-AA) over a ranked team in Division I FBS (formerly Division I-A) since the NCAA split its Division I into two football subdivisions in 1978. 4:45. Get a summary of the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers football game. [35] The Blue Hens of Delaware stood in the way of history. 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