Publisher Ben Moore of, the Georgia State affiliate at 247 Sports, joins App State Mania for this week’s Five-On-Five game preview. App State was held to its lowest yardage output of the season, 310, and still scrapped it together by the end. Wesley Kennedy ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns and Georgia Southern upset No. Georgia State is having the best offensive production in program history. The Mountaineers, who sit atop the Sun Belt’s East division with a 4-1 mark, improved to 8-1 overall … Is extra attention to stopping the run affecting pass defense? The offense has continued to improve under head coach Shawn Elliott and he has delivered on the promise of bringing a potent rushing attack to downtown Atlanta. Georgia State (8-2, 2-1) vs. Appalachian State (10-5, 4-2) Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina; Friday, 6 p.m. EST. (0:51). I … The back third has been a disaster and nearly every team has put up big numbers against one of the worst pass defenses in the nation. Defensively, Georgia State has been very effective against the run but struggles with pass coverage. APP STATE 42 – GEORGIA STATE 13 . It marks the second straight year App State has suffered a harsh defeat at the hands of the Eagles. In addition to the 5-0 series advantage, App State has collectively outscored Georgia State by 141 points in those games. Oct 22, 2015 - Appalachian State 31 vs. Georgia Southern 13 CBS Sports HQ Newsletter We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to … Zac Thomas passed for four touchdowns and ran for another, Darrynton Evans had 131 yards rushing and a score, and Appalachian State beat Georgia State 56-27 on Saturday night. GSU HEAD COACH SHAWN ELLIOTT Record at GSU: 15-18 (3rd year) / Career Record: 16-23 (4th year) THE KICKOFF: Hosting a nationally-ranked team for the first time, Georgia State … ET Location: Sanford Stadium (92,746) – Athens, Ga. 2016 Records: Georgia 8-5 (4-4 SEC), Appalachian State 10-3 (7-1 SunBelt) Rankings: Georgia #15/15, Appalachian State … Five-star cornerback Domani Jackson announced his commitment to USC on Saturday, choosing the Trojans over Arizona State, Clemson, Michigan and Ohio State. Appalachian State is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games played in November. Appalachian State welcomes Georgia State for another critical ring-game, with the Mountaineers on a four-game winning streak, and App State Mania welcomes Ben Moore, publisher of 247 Sports', to share his expert insights on the Panthers. Georgia State vs Appalachian State Preview. Dan Ellington hits Devin Gentry for the wide receiver's first score of the season to put Georgia State on top of Appalachian State. 20 in the latest AP Top 25 poll, and are facing a rivalry game against Georgia Southern on a short week. It all starts up front. Kickoff … The Panthers want to run the ball and have done it well entering this week as 24th in the nation and when GSU passes it they've kept the pressure down on Freshman QB Cornelious Brown IV allowing only six sacks so far this season. ᴄʟɪᴄᴋ ʜᴇʀᴇ ️ : ™ Join Us - It's HERE and it's FREE. Danny White is embracing the opportunity Tennessee is giving him to rebuild a Power 5 program, and not even the prospect of potential NCAA punishment deterred him from taking the athletic director job. App. That being said the game was over at halftime and the offense still scored 50 points for the second time this season. It really comes down to the defense. Brown is very comfortable with McCoy and you could definitely see a dip in the passing game when McCoy got banged up. 50-yard catch leads to TD for App. Appalachian State vs. North Carolina Condensed Game | ACC Football 2019-20 - Duration: 25:59. Devin Gentry 4 Yd pass from Dan Ellington (Brandon Wright Kick), Corey Sutton 12 Yd pass from Zac Thomas (Chandler Staton Kick), Destin Coates 67 Yd Run (Brandon Wright Kick), Chris Bacon 34 Yd Interception Return (Brandon Wright Kick), Corey Sutton 20 Yd pass from Zac Thomas (Chandler Staton Kick), Zac Thomas 3 Yd Run (Chandler Staton Kick), Shaun Jolly 30 Yd Interception Return (Chandler Staton Kick), Darrynton Evans 1 Yd pass from Zac Thomas (Chandler Staton Kick), Darrynton Evans 29 Yd Run (Chandler Staton Kick), Corey Sutton 24 Yd pass from Zac Thomas (Chandler Staton Kick), Raykwon Anderson 5 Yd Run (Chandler Staton Kick), Tucker Gregg 20 Yd Run (Barry Brown PAT failed), Georgia State strikes first on Gentry's TD (0:35), Thomas squeezes a TD pass into Sutton (0:23), Bacon jumps route for sizzling Georgia State pick-6 (0:49), Evans lands on defender, gets up for 29-yard touchdown (0:51). It's an enormous boost not just because he's one of the Sun Belt's top receivers but it also allows single coverage to other receivers like Sam Pinckney who has taken advantage of defensive backs this season scoring 5 touchdowns in six games. For latest lines and to bet on the NFL, go to BetMGM. After a tough loss to Coastal Carolina, Georgia State bounced back strongly against Louisiana-Monroe. I've asked for the better part of four years - Is it the players or the plays? It's didn't work out. © 2005-2021 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Ohio State junior quarterback Justin Fields is among 98 players granted special eligibility by the NFL into the league's draft, while national championship-winning QBs Mac Jones and Trevor Lawrence are among another 30. App State is a big 15-point home favorite, but as the saying goes, you can “throw the records out the window” when rivals get together. For a team with so much experience it's pretty disappointing not to squash one of the nation's worst teams at home. How does the return of receiver Cornelius McCoy change the Panthers' offensive dynamic? Series History: App State is 4-0 all time vs Georgia State . Game 1: Georgia Bulldogs vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers Kickoff: Saturday, September 2 – 6:15 p.m. Appalachian State welcomes Georgia State for another critical ring-game, with the Mountaineers on a four-game winning streak, and App State Mania welcomes Ben … What are the keys for Georgia State to achieving this milestone? Winsipedia - Database and infographics of Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Georgia Southern Eagles football series history and all-time records, national championships, conference championships, bowl games, wins, bowl record, All-Americans, … Georgia State (3-3) vs Appalachian State (5-1) Game Preview. Nov 17, 2018 - App. (0:35), Zac Thomas fires a 12-yard touchdown pass to Corey Sutton to draw Appalachian State even with Georgia State. One sure way to prevent Georgia State’s quick-strike ability is to … The Panthers have multiple receiving options and arguably the top pair of tight ends in the Sun Belt in Roger Carter and Aubry Payne. GSU has been outscored by 10 points in the 3rd Quarter and 17 points in the 4th Quarter this season so the focus coming out of the locker room just hasn't been there at times. The Panthers haven't been able to produce back-to-back winning seasons yet, but have another chance this season. Zac Thomas passed for four touchdowns and ran for another, Darrynton Evans had 131 yards rushing and a score, and Appalachian State beat Georgia State 56-27 on Saturday night. (Photo: App State Athletics) Hate Week isn’t just for football. Tom VanHaaren breaks down the recruiting violations at Notre Dame. Both teams come off easy wins, with Georgia Southern routing New Mexico State 41-7 and Appalachian State blasting South Alabama 30-3. While many were impressed by the effort versus Louisiana-Monroe some bad habits on defense continue to plague the Panthers defensively. The Panthers have generated more pressure in years past collecting 20 sacks and have turned their opponents over grabbing 8 interceptions but if teams get enough time to pass the ball, they find quite a bit of success and explosive plays have happened far too often this season. New South Carolina football coach Shane Beamer has made the final hires for his on-field staff. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Slot to Appalachian State Mountaineers Newsletter. BOTTOM LINE: Georgia State looks for its third straight win over Appalachian State at Holmes Convocation Center. State 45 vs. Georgia State 17 Nov 25, 2017 - App. Appalachian State is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a win while the under is 5-1 in their last conference games.