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


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.