NO. 15/14 APPALACHIAN STATE 35, ELON 23
OCTOBER 6, 2012 • BOONE, N.C. (KIDD BREWER STADIUM)
- With its third-straight win, Appalachian State moved to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in Southern Conference play.
- Elon dropped to 2-4 overall, 0-3 in SoCon play with its third-straight loss, all of which have come at the hands of teams ranked in the NCAA Division I FCS top 15.
- The win was Appalachian State's 17th-straight over Elon, dating back to 1965.
- Appalachian won its 10th-straight homecoming game.
- Appalachian won for the 64th time in its last 70 home games.
- Appalachian won for the 49th time in its last 56 Southern Conference games.
- Junior quarterback Jamal Jackson recorded the third 300-yard passing game of his career and the 41st in Appalachian State history with 304 yards on 20-of-29 passing.
- With his 304 passing yards, Jackson moved into ninth all-time at Appalachian State with 3,726 career passing yards. He started the day in 11th on the school's all-time passing yardage list and surpassed current Appalachian assistant head coach/offensive coordinator (3,504 yds. - 1992-95) and Bake Baker (3,538 yds. - 1994-97).
- Jackson's 94 rushing yards were a career high (prev. 65 vs. Montana, Sept. 8).
- Jackson passed for at least 200 yards and had 250 yards of total offense for the 12th time in 13 career starts.
- Senior running back Steven Miller's five receptions, 97 receiving yards and two touchdown receptions were all career highs.
- Junior 's 54-yard touchdown catch with 1:01 to go in the first half was the longest of his career (prev.: 41 yds. vs. Samford, 2011).
- Senior Demetrius McCray's third-quarter interception was the ninth of his career, which is tied for eighth among all active NCAA Division I FCS players.