Appalachian State looks to continue their impressive season this weekend, as the 5-0 Mountaineers take on the UL Monroe Warhawks who are 3-3 on the year.
Last weekend Appalachian State look on the Louisiana Rahin Cajuns who have a tough defense and managed to control the second half and win with a final score of 17-7, as QB Zac Thomas was able to use his feet and sneak in for 2 rushing touchdowns.
UL Monroe was able to win a close game against Texas State as they leaned on junior running back Josh Johnson, who had 114 yards on the ground and two touchdowns.
Johnson is having a very impressive season for the Warhawks, with over 700 yards rushing and 6 touchdowns, that includes 3 games where he went over the century mark.
App State is led by Darrynton Evans, the junior has over 500 yards rushing with an impressive 9 touchdowns. His best game this year came against Charlotte, where he had 234 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns.
Senior QB Caleb Evans for UL Monroe is having a solid season, currently at 1,397 yards passing with 10 TD’s and only 4 interceptions. He is coming off his first game this year without a passing touchdown. While App State’s Zac Thomas has been more of a duel threat this season with 166 yards and 3 touchdowns on the ground.
Both of these teams are pretty even when it comes to yards per game on the ground and through the air, and both teams also like to score and score a lot. App State is averaging an impressive 41 points per game, while UL Monroe is averaging a solid 30.3 points per game.
Last season these two teams played an all-timer, with UL Monroe edging out App State with a final score of 52-45. In the last 3 matchups between these teams, App State has scored, 45, 42 & 59 points.
Our Pick – App State -15