BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- DeAndre Presley passed for two touchdowns and ran for two Saturday as Appalachian State beat Samford 35-17.
Presley completed 16 of 27 passes for 176 yards and rushed for 97 yards on 15 carries.
Both of Presley's rushing touchdowns resulted from turnovers. Mark LeGree set up Presley's first touchdown with an interception return to the Samford 13 late in the first quarter, and D.J. Smith set up the second score two possessions later with a return to the Samford 16.
Fabian Truss rushed for 100 yards on eight carries and scored on a 74-yard run for Samford (2-2, 0-1).
Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp needs to show he's learned from the mistakes he made while running Florida's offense.
The ACC is again top-heavy, and Clemson and Florida State are legitimate CFP title contenders. But don't sleep on the Coastal division either, especially with Miami on the rise.
Some coaches are still telling commits like Sean Clifford that the Nittany Lions could face more sanctions, and AD Sandy Barbour says it has to stop.
Nebraska will have QB Tommy Armstrong Jr., LB Josh Banderas and WR Jordan Westerkamp joining coach Mike Riley at Big Ten media days.
ACC Kickoff begins Thursday and the Coastal coaches and players taking the mic. But first, commissioner John Swofford has an announcement.
NC State wide receiver Jumichael Ramos will miss the 2016 season following knee surgery, the school announced Wednesday.
|East Tenn. St.||0-0||0-0|