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2016 Schedule
2nd in MAC - East
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14dStaff

MAC's 12 most important players in 2016

Bowling Green took home last season's MAC title, but Western Michigan brings back receiver Corey Davis and a high-powered offense. Who are the other players to watch in the conference?

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MAC confidential: Opposing coaches dish on league

How do MAC coaches think 2016 will go? Opposing coaches dish on why Ohio will be good (again), Kareem Hunt should hit 1,000 yards (again) and Western Michigan will throw it a lot (again).

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Appalachian State wins on walkoff FG

Zach Matics atoned for two earlier misses by hitting a 23-yard FG as time expired to give Appalachian State a 31-29 win over Ohio at the Camellia Bowl. The Mountaineers had been down 24-7 entering the fourth quarter.

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Appalachian State wins first bowl game as time expires (1:32)
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Scott Satterfield: Mountaineers never quit, I've never seen anything like it (0:58)
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Ohio converts on 4th down, takes lead

Ohio has taken a 29-28 lead on Appalachian State after a short FG, right after Greg Windham dropped the ball but found Kawmae Sawyer for a 33-yard pass on fourth down to keep the drive alive.

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Ohio draws closer with safety

Jovon Johnson, who earlier scored a defensive TD, tackled Marcus Cox in the end zone for safety, cutting Appalachian State's lead over Ohio to 28-26 late in the fourth quarter of the Camellia Bowl on ESPN.

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Appalachian St. scores again, takes lead

The Mountaineers have scored 21 points in less than two minutes to open the fourth quarter to take a 28-24 lead on Ohio at the Camellia Bowl. Taylor Lamb hit Barrett Burns on an 8-yard TD to put Appalachian State ahead.

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Appalachian St. scores twice in 42 seconds

Latrell Gibbs picked off a JD Sprague pass, then Marcus Cox followed shortly with a 26-yard TD run as Appalachian State now trails Ohio by just 3 early in the fourth quarter at the Camellia Bowl on ESPN.

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Appalachian State gets back on board

Taylor Lamb hit Barrett Burns for a 17-yard for TD reception, as Appalachian State now trails Ohio 24-14 at the Camellia Bowl on ESPN.

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Jovon Johnson rips ball away, scores TD

Ohio has extended its lead over Appalachian State at the Camellia Bowl to 24-7 after Jovon Johnson ripped the ball away from Ike Lewis and took it back the other way for the TD. (Live on ESPN)

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Ohio adds another TD before halftime

Appalachian State fumbled the ball deep in their own territory just before halftime, allowing Ohio to tack on another TD on a 7-yard run from A.J. Ouellette to take a 17-7 lead at the Camellia Bowl.

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Frank Solich Halftime Interview (0:41)
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Ohio grabs lead on pick-6 before half

Quentin Poling was untouched as he picked off Taylor Lamb's pass. He took it 20 yards for a TD to give the Bobcats a 10-7 lead over Appalachian State at the Camellia Bowl on ESPN.

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Appalachian State scores first TD

The Mountaineers got off to a nice start in their first ever bowl game, as Taylor Lamb rushed 21 yards for the opening TD and a 7-0 lead over Ohio at the Camellia Bowl on ESPN.

Watch: Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Appalachian State is making its first-ever bowl appearance in its first season of eligibility after transitioning to FBS from FCS. Ohio is just 2-6 all-time in bowl games, but has won two of its last three bowl games. Streaming live on ESPN3

Ohio dominates the Fun Belt

Ohio is 8-2 all-time against current members of the Sun Belt Conference, including a 45-28 win over Idaho in Week 1 this season. The Bobcats are just 2-6 all-time in bowl games, but have won two of their last three bowls.

Choose the over or under?

Ohio will be a 7.5-point underdog in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl against Appalachian State on Dec. 19. Our experts like each teams' ability to run the ball and their defenses, which has them thinking 55 points might be too much. Bowl betting guide (Insider)

Which team will take the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl?

Mark Schlabach breaks down why he thinks Taylor Lamb and the Mountaineers will enjoy the sweet smell of success on Dec. 19. Schlabach: Bowl predictions

Can Bobcats bite Mountaineers?

Appalachian State is a bonafide Group of 5 big boy, but a bowl win could be how they announce themselves to the nation as legit on the FBS level. Does our Adam Rittenberg think the Ohio Bobcats will spoil the coming out party? 40 games, 41 predictions

Mountaineers looking to make statement

Appalachian State has only lost two games this season. The Mountaineers look to avoid losing a third to an Ohio Bobcats team that started the season strong, but was .500 in its final six games, although it did win its final three. Ranking best (and worst) bowls

Team Stats

Passing Yards238.3Tied-49th
Rushing Yards187.145th
Points For27.4Tied-78th
Points Against24.851st