Mountaineers look to end losing streak as they face Samford in homecoming duel

Runningback Steven Miller sprints to the endzone during the 2011 homecoming game against Samford. The Mountaineers blew past the Bulldogs for a 35-17 win. Photo by Olivia Wilkes  |  The Appalachian
The last three losses for Appalachian’s football team have been by a total of nine points.

The bounces are simply not falling the Mountaineers’ way. In their most recent defeat, a conference road loss to The Citadel, the offense drove 79 yards with only 1:19 remaining in the game to force overtime. App State received the ball first in the extra period, before starting quarterback Kameron Bryant’s pass was intercepted, leading to The Citadel’s 31-28 victory.

“It was kind of a wild, crazy play,” wide receiver Sean Price said. “I looked up, and I was trying to find the ball. Then I saw the big dude [Citadel lineman Mitchell Jeter] catch it. So it was just kind of a wild play.”


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