With a 5-0 bowl document for the reason that 2014 transition, it’s the solely FBS program with no losses or ties in at the least 5 appearances.
BOONE, N.C. — App State goes bowling once more, this time on the seaside.
After capping an 8-3 common season with a 34-26 win at rival Georgia Southern, the Mountaineers have accepted an invite to play North Texas (4-5) within the first Myrtle Seaside Bowl on Monday, Dec. 21.
The sport at Coastal Carolina’s Brooks Stadium in Conway, S.C., is scheduled for two:30 p.m. on ESPN. Info on ticket availability will likely be finalized within the coming days.
App State will likely be making its program-record eighth nationwide tv look of the season and its sixth bowl look in as many postseason-eligible FBS seasons. With a 5-0 bowl document for the reason that 2014 transition, it’s the solely FBS program with no losses or ties in at the least 5 appearances.
The Mountaineers and North Texas Imply Inexperienced will meet for the primary time. UNT, coached by Seth Littrell, went 4-5 within the common season, together with a 3-4 mark in Convention USA video games to complete fourth within the West division. App State is 2-0 in bowl video games in opposition to C-USA opponents (2018 vs. Center Tennessee and 2019 vs. UAB within the New Orleans Bowl).
The Myrtle Seaside Bowl would be the Mountaineers’ fourth completely different bowl web site, as they received back-to-back Camellia Bowl video games in Montgomery, Ala., from 2015-16 and pitched a Greenback Basic Bowl shutout in Cell, Ala., earlier than profitable back-to-back New Orleans Bowl video games in 2018-19.
Shawn Clark made his head teaching debut within the 31-17 win in opposition to UAB in final 12 months’s New Orleans Bowl, and this 12 months’s crew clinched second place within the Solar Belt Convention’s East Division after incomes at the least a share of the final 4 league titles.
On Saturday, the Mountaineers erased a 14-0 deficit in Statesboro, Ga., and outscored Georgia Southern by a 24-3 margin within the first 17-plus minutes of the second half.
App State’s three losses this season are to groups with a mixed document of 27-2.