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2015 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team

The 2015 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team represented Appalachian State University in the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by third-year head coach Scott Satterfield and played their home games at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina. This season was the Mountaineers second season in the Sun Belt Conference, and their first as a full, bowl-eligible member of the Football Bowl Subdivision.[1] They finished the season 11–2, 7–1 in Sun Belt play to finish in second place. They were invited to their first ever bowl game, the Camellia Bowl, where they defeated Ohio.

2015 Appalachian State Mountaineers football
Appalachian State Mountaineers logo.svg
Camellia Bowl champion
Camellia Bowl, W 31–29 vs. Ohio
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2015 record11–2 (7–1 Sun Belt)
Head coachScott Satterfield (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorFrank Ponce (passing game) & Dwayne Ledford (running game) (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorNate Woody (3rd season)
Home stadiumKidd Brewer Stadium
(Capacity: 24,050)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Arkansas State $   8 0         9 4  
Appalachian State   7 1         11 2  
Georgia Southern   6 2         9 4  
Georgia State   5 3         6 7  
South Alabama   3 5         5 7  
Idaho   3 5         4 8  
Troy   3 5         4 8  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 5         4 8  
New Mexico State   3 5         3 9  
Texas State   2 6         3 9  
Louisiana–Monroe   1 7         2 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
As of December 23, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

Appalachian State announced their 2015 football schedule on February 27, 2015. The 2015 schedule consisted of six home and away games in the regular season. The Mountaineers hosted Sun Belt foes Arkansas State, Georgia Southern, Louisiana–Lafayette, and Troy, and travelled to Georgia State, Idaho, Louisiana–Monroe, and South Alabama.[1]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 53:30 p.m.Howard*App State TV/ESPN3W 49–024,314
September 1212:30 p.m.at No. 12 Clemson*ESPN3L 10–4181,467
September 263:30 p.m.at Old Dominion*ASNW 49–020,118
October 33:30 p.m.Wyoming* 
  • Kidd Brewer Stadium
  • Boone, NC
ESPN3W 31–1319,345
October 103:30 p.m.at Georgia StateESPN3W 37–310,101
October 177:00 p.m.at Louisiana–MonroeESPN3W 59–1411,767
October 227:30 p.m.Georgia Southern
  • Kidd Brewer Stadium
  • Boone, NC (rivalry)
ESPNUW 31–1324,121
October 313:30 p.m.Troy
  • Kidd Brewer Stadium
  • Boone, NC
ESPN3W 44–41 3OT26,130
November 57:30 p.m.Arkansas State
  • Kidd Brewer Stadium
  • Boone, NC
ESPNUL 27–4018,721
November 145:00 p.m.at IdahoESPN3W 47–2010,113
November 282:00 p.m.Louisiana–Lafayette
  • Kidd Brewer Stadium
  • Boone, NC
ESPN3W 28–716,124
December 57:30 p.m.at South AlabamaESPN3W 34–2712,346
December 195:30 p.m.vs. Ohio*ESPNW 31–2919,621
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule source:[2]

Game summariesEdit

HowardEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bison 0 0 0 0 0
Mountaineers 7 21 21 0 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at ClemsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 0 0 3 7 10
#12 Tigers 3 28 7 3 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–4 1997 L 12–23

at Old DominionEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 7 28 14 0 49
Monarchs 0 0 0 0 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

WyomingEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 0 7 0 6 13
Mountaineers 14 7 7 3 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2004 L 7–53

at Georgia StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 17 3 10 7 37
Panthers 0 3 0 0 3
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2014 W 44–0

at Louisiana–MonroeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 10 14 21 14 59
Warhawks 7 7 0 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2014 W 31–29

Georgia SouthernEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 0 0 6 13
Mountaineers 3 14 7 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–12–1 2014 L 14–34

TroyEdit

1 2 3 4OT Total
Trojans 7 3 14 710 41
Mountaineers 14 3 14 013 44
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–2 2014 W 53–14

Arkansas StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Wolves 14 3 17 6 40
Mountaineers 14 7 0 6 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2014 W 37–32

at IdahoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 7 14 14 12 47
Vandals 7 6 0 7 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2014 W 45–28

Louisiana–LafayetteEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Ragin' Cajuns 0 0 0 7 7
Mountaineers 7 7 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2014 W 35–16

at South AlabamaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 14 10 0 10 34
Jaguars 7 0 10 10 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2014 L 21–47

Ohio–Camellia BowlEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bobcats 0 17 7 5 29
Mountaineers 7 0 0 24 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2015 Football Schedule Finalized" (Press release). Appalachian State University Department of Athletics. February 27, 2015. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "2015 Appalachian State Mountaineers Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 27, 2015.