Appalachian St. 48, Presbyterian 14

BOONE, N.C. -- Devin Radford accounted for 276 yards and three touchdowns to lead Appalachian State in a 48-14 victory against Presbyterian on Saturday night.

Radford rushed for 179 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries and had a 72-yard touchdown reception, his only catch, for the defending Football Championship Subdivision national champion Mountaineers (2-2).

Mountaineers quarterback Armanti Edwards was 12-of-23 with 220 yards and a touchdown, and added 36 rushing yards on eight carries.

Tim Webb completed 35 of 57 passes for 372 yards with a touchdown and four interceptions for the Blue Hose (1-4).

Appalachian State outgained Presbyterian 697-429.

Presbyterian's Reeder Chetyuane struck first with a 1-yard rushing score, which was matched by a 3-yard touchdown run from Appalachian State's Robert Welton to tie the score at 7 after one quarter.

Edwards hit Radford on a 72-yard score to open the second and the Mountaineers added a field goal to make it 17-7. Webb connected with Terrance Butler on a 31-yard touchdown pass at the close of the half to pull within three.

The Mountaineers then rattled off 31 consecutive points, including touchdown runs of 2 and 1 yards by Radford in the third quarter.

Backup quarterback DeAndre Presley added 5- and 3-yard touchdown runs in the fourth.