POSTGAME NOTES: App State 42, Robert Morris 3
App State improved to 5-3 general and has a quartet of Solar Belt Convention video games coming as much as shut out the common season.
For the reason that Mountaineers’ 2014 FBS debut, App State has the sixth-most wins (85) within the FBS in that span behind simply Alabama (111), Clemson (107), Ohio State (101), Georgia (94) and Oklahoma (91).
Since 2014, App State has a house document of 47-9.
In 100 video games because the begin of the 2015 season, App State improved to 78-22.
The sellout attendance at Kidd Brewer Stadium was 32,501, the sixth-largest crowd in stadium historical past. 5 of the highest seven crowds in stadium historical past have occurred in 2022.
The Mountaineers have received their final eight contests in opposition to FCS opponents, relationship again to 2015.
App State completed up the month with a 3-1 document in October.
Cornerback Milan Tucker made his first profession begin.
Twenty App State gamers, together with 11 true freshmen, made their App State debuts: linebacker Cole Becker, linebacker Nate Blanton Jr., quarterback Ryan Burger, defensive again DJ Burks, operating again Bradley Davis, cornerback James Edwards, linebacker Derrell Farrar, linebacker Brodrick Gooch, linebacker Colin Guentensberger, defensive again Andre Hamilton, tight finish Kanen Hamlett, offensive lineman Sammy Henderson, defensive lineman Santana Hopper, huge receiver Reece Larson, linebacker Orlando Leon, offensive lineman Chris Lyle, defensive lineman Jamar Rucks, tight finish Gerry Snyder, huge receiver Coen Sutton and defensive lineman Josiah Wyatt.
The Mountaineers’ offense racked up 29 first downs and 512 whole yards. It was the crew’s third time this season with greater than 500 whole yards.
One recreation after speeding for a season-high 404 yards, App State totaled 287 speeding yards from eight totally different ball carriers.
Chase Brice accomplished 17 of 23 passes for 185 yards and 4 touchdowns, his third recreation this season with 4 or extra TD passes. Brice’s 5 video games at App State with 4 or extra TD passes are second-most at school historical past behind Taylor Lamb’s six such performances.
Landing catches have been hauled in by Dashaun Davis, Tyler Web page, Dalton Stroman and Miller Gibbs. It was Web page’s first landing as a Mountaineer.
In his collegiate debut within the second half, Ryan Burger accomplished 4 of 6 passes for 40 yards and rushed twice for 23 yards.
Nate Noel rushed 5 instances for a team-high 88 yards.
Taking part in in his second recreation, freshman Kanye Roberts rushed for 57 yards on 11 carries and his second profession landing. Anderson Citadel had a career-high 67 yards on 9 carries with a landing.
App State accomplished a move to 12 totally different receivers, the seventh time in eight video games this 12 months that the Mountaineers have had no less than 9 totally different move catchers.
App State held Robert Morris to simply 148 whole yards and 7 first downs, with solely a area aim allowed.
Over their final seven quarters of play, the Mountaineers have allowed two area objectives, no touchdowns and 301 whole yards.
With the Colonials passing for under 70 yards, it marked the fourth time this 12 months holding the opponent underneath 100 passing yards (Texas A&M, The Citadel, Georgia State).
Nick Ross snagged his first interception of the 12 months and the third of his profession.
The crew’s three sacks got here Jalen McLeod (who additionally had a career-high six tackles), KeSean Brown and Logan Doublin.
Of Clayton Howell’s 5 punts, three landed contained in the 20-yard line.
Milan Tucker returned two kickoffs for a median of 35 yards, along with his opening return of the sport a 39-yarder.