Scores

Final

Jacksonville 7

(1-1, 1-1 away)

Appalachian St 56

(1-1, 1-0 home)

3:30 PM ET, September 6, 2008

Kidd Brewer Stadium, Boone, NC

1 2 3 4 T
JAC 0 0 7 07
APP 21 7 14 1456

Top Performers

Passing: J. McGregor (JAC) - 198 YDS

Rushing: R. Welton (APP) - 10 CAR, 161 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: T. Rogers (JAC) - 5 REC, 43 YDS

Appalachian St. 56, Jacksonville 7

Associated Press

BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Robert Welton rushed for three touchdowns and Armanti Edwards accounted for two more as Appalachian State cruised to a 56-7 win over Jacksonville.

Welton finished with 161 yards on 10 carries for the defending Football Championship Series champion Mountaineers (1-1). He led the way for a rushing attack that tallied 448 yards against 43 for the Dolphins (0-2) in the win.

Appalachian State bolted to a 21-0 lead on the Dolphins in the first quarter, including Welton's 44-yard touchdown run. Edwards scored on a 28-yards and threw a 6-yard touchdown Tavaris Washington to give Appalachian State a 28-0 lead at halftime.

Welton added a 72- and 2-yard touchdown to put the Mountaineers ahead 42-7 in the fourth.

Edwards finished with 77 rushing yards and 45 yards passing, completing 3-of-8 with one interception for Appalachian State. Devon Moore had 94 yards rushing and a touchdown, along with an 11-yard rushing score in the first quarter for the Mountaineers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JAC
APP
1st Downs00
Total Yards244540
Passing20192
Rushing43448
Penalties10-932-10
3rd Down Conversions2-176-14
4th Down Conversions0-30-3
Turnovers22
Possession31:5628:04

Passing Leaders

JacksonvilleC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McGregor21/341985.800
Appalachian StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Presley5/8475.900

Rushing Leaders

JacksonvilleCARYDSAVGTDLG
Small11565.1029
Harris2189.0019
Appalachian StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Welton1016116.1372
Moore99410.4140

Receiving Leaders

JacksonvilleRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rogers5438.6015
Kuck24120.5022
Appalachian StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hillary23919.5040
Elder22713.5016

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERJACAPP
TD08:00Robert Welton 44 Yd Run (Jason Vitaris Kick) 07
TD04:42Devon Moore 11 Yd Run (Jason Vitaris Kick) 014
TD02:58Armanti Edwards 28 Yd Run (Jason Vitaris Kick) 021
SECOND QUARTERJACAPP
TD11:06Tavaris Washington 6 Yd Pass From Armanti Edwards (Jason Vitaris Kick) 028
THIRD QUARTERJACAPP
TD09:59Robert Welton 2 Yd Run (Jason Vitaris Kick) 035
TD07:16Elliott Finkley 60 Yd Punt Return (Josh Hostetler Kick) 735
TD06:58Robert Welton 72 Yd Run (Jason Vitaris Kick) 742
FOURTH QUARTERJACAPP
TD09:44Travis Dowda 33 Yd Interception Return (Jason Vitaris Kick) 749
TD04:10Josh Jackson 3 Yd Run (Jason Vitaris Kick) 756