Postgame notes from App State’s Win vs. Old Dominion

Cade Sullivan vs. ODU

Jonathan Aguallo



Soccer






POST-GAME NOTES: App State 27, Old Dominion 14

App State improved to 6-5 on the season and needs another win to get eligible for the Bowl. The Mountaineers play their regular season finale at longtime rival Georgia Southern next Saturday.

Since the Mountaineers’ FBS debut in 2014, App State has had the sixth-most wins (86) in FBS in that span behind only Alabama (113), Clemson (109), Ohio State (104), Georgia (97), and Oklahoma (91) .

The sell-out attendance at Kidd Brewer Stadium was 32,096, the seventh largest attendance in the stadium’s history. Five of the seven best spectators in stadium history have performed in 2022.

For the second year in a row, App State broke all sunbelt and school attendance records. The seven-seat crowd at Kidd Brewer Stadium this season averaged 33,566 fans, beating last year’s record average of 30,441. All seven home crowds that year surpassed 30,000, including a record attendance of 40,168 in the opener against UNC.


App State improved to 3-0 all-time against Old Dominion and 1-0 as conference opponents.


The Mountaineers have a 59-15 record against Sun Belt teams since joining the league in 2014, including a 33-5 record in home games against Sun Belt opponents.


As of 2014, App State has held a home record of 48-9.


App State won on Senior Day at Kidd Brewer Stadium for the 24th time in 25 years.


Defensive lineman Karen White made his first career start as a nose tackle.


Offensive tackle Cooper Hodges made his 50th career start – all in a row – as a right tackle for the Mountaineers.


offense


App State had a total of 498 yards in offense, 291 in the air and 207 on the ground. It was the most yards against a Sun Belt opponent this year and rushed for the fifth time this season over 200 yards.


Follow Brice completed 15 of 22 passes for 291 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions. He came into play in touchdown passes ranked No. 10 on the FBS and now has 27 this season (with just six INTs).


Ahman Marshall rushed for a career-high 137 yards and a 17-yard touchdown, his third total of the year.


Kaedin Robinson caught three passes for a career-high 90 yards, including his second touchdown as a mountaineer.


Christian Wells’ A catch that day went for a 75-yard touchdown, his third result of the year.


defense


For the fifth time this season, App State kept opposing offense to two touchdowns or fewer.


Against Old Dominion’s pass-heavy attack, Steven Jones Jr. amassed a career-best six-pass breakup while making two solo tackles and a TFL. His six PBUs are believed to be a single-game school record.


Nick Ross led the team in tackles with 11, one of his career highs.


Jalen McLeod and Caden Sullivan notched solo sacks in the game.


Mark Clark and Caden Sullivan both forced a fumble for the first time in their careers Hansky Paillant recovered for the second time in his career.


Special teams


Michael Hughes had his first field goal attempts and has been making at Texas State since Oct. 8, where he went 2-for-2, including a career-long 40-yarder. He’s now 5-for-7 on the year.

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