SPARTANBURG, N.C. -- Marcus Cox rushed for 119 yards and three touchdowns -- all after halftime -- as Appalachian State came from behind to defeat Wofford 33-21 on Saturday, eliminating the Terriers from a share of the conference championship.
Trailing 14-10 after two quarters, the Mountaineers (3-8, 3-4 Southern) scored on their first four possessions after halftime, meanwhile holding Wofford to two three-and-outs and a fumble.
Cox started the comeback with a TD from the 1, boosting Appalachian State into the lead 17-14. After a Wofford fumble at the 17, Cox scored again from the 3 and capped his scoring by carrying the ball 10 times on a 15-play drive to make the score 33-14 with 5:36 to play. Drew Stewart added a 30-yard field goal.
Wofford (5-5, 4-3), with one game remaining, can't catch conference leaders Chattanooga and Samford.
With seven catches, Andrew Peacock becomes Appalachian State's all-time receiving leader.
A UCLA football player was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.
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A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Appalachian State's board of trustees has approved a five-year contract for third-year football coach Scott Satterfield, who guided the Mountaineers through the transition from FCS to FBS.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.