Appalachian St. rallies past Wofford 33-21

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.