App State to host defensive-minded Mocs

Wide receiver Tony Washington hurdles over a Chattanooga defender during the Mountaineers’ 14-12 victory over Chattanooga during the 2011 season. Appalachian State will face Chattanooga at Kidd Brewer Stadium on Saturday. File Photo  |  The Appalachian
After a win over rival Georgia Southern last Saturday, Appalachian State University must duplicate the preparation and execution to come out on top against this week’s challenger, Chattanooga.

The Mocs (6-2, 4-1 SoCon) come into Boone this weekend armed with the conference’s top defense, stifling offenses to just 17.2 points per game, according to soconsports.com.

“I think defensively, they are one of the best we’ve played all year,” head coach Scott Satterfield said. “They have a lot of really good players, and they have a great scheme in what they do.”

The Chattanooga defense also leads the Southern Conference in yards allowed per game and passing yards allowed.

 

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