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App St voted co-favorites in East

Unread post by Captain Morgan » Tue Jul 20, 2021 12:28 pm

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and all over the preseason teams...

App State Football has been voted an East Division co-favorite in the Sun Belt Conference's preseason polls and awards that were released by the league Tuesday, two days before Media Day in New Orleans.

In a vote by Sun Belt coaches, the Mountaineers and Coastal Carolina both finished with 44 points to lead the way in their five-team division, while Louisiana was voted the West Division favorite.

In receiving four of a possible 10 first-place votes for the East, App State also had six players selected for the preseason All-Sun Belt first team and nine picks among the two teams.

https://appstatesports.com/news/2021/7/ ... 1NlPJzzYQI



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Re: App St voted co-favorites in East

Unread post by AppGrad78 » Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:01 pm

Kudos to whoever made the graphic.



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Unread post by mike87 » Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:23 pm

Still think they are sleeping on Sutton.



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Unread post by NavyApp » Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:32 pm

mike87 wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:23 pm
Still think they are sleeping on Sutton.
That's perfectly fine with me.


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Unread post by AppStateNews » Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:20 pm

Finished co-favorites with only 4 first place votes -- which means more people voted Coastal as 3rd or lower than voted for App second or higher.



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Unread post by Black Saturday » Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:50 pm

NavyApp wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:32 pm
mike87 wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:23 pm
Still think they are sleeping on Sutton.
That's perfectly fine with me.
Maybe it'll be extra motivation for Sutton too.


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Re: App St voted co-favorites in East

Unread post by App_in_Maiden » Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:17 pm

I’m expecting a big year out of this team. We have lots of talent and really no reason we shouldn’t run the table given no serious injuries. Bring our A game every week and we will be fine.


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Unread post by Appstate88 » Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:32 pm

App_in_Maiden wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:17 pm
I’m expecting a big year out of this team. We have lots of talent and really no reason we shouldn’t run the table given no serious injuries. Bring our A game every week and we will be fine.
Maintain good team chemistry. Know your role and be “ALL IN” in your role on this year’s team. Don’t turn the ball over and play good defense. No limit. Win at the Tailgate, Win in the Stands. Win on the Field! Go Apps!



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Unread post by Saint3333 » Wed Jul 21, 2021 3:38 pm

ULL voted CCU 4th in the East I bet.



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Unread post by Mjohn1988 » Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:26 pm

Coastal hasn’t really earned it. One good season. On the other hand I think we lost our edge last year. No doubt, App has earned it, but I hope this years team is hungry.



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Unread post by Appstate88 » Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:42 pm

We know SC loves his team and App. Can he motivate and instill the drive in this loaded team to achieve another championship. Time to put the beach chickens in there place and give ULLLLLLLL another L.



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Unread post by AppSt94 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:37 am

Appstate88 wrote:
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:42 pm
We know SC loves his team and App. Can he motivate and instill the drive in this loaded team to achieve another championship. Time to put the beach chickens in there place and give ULLLLLLLL another L.
Based on comments made by members of the staff in recent months, there isn’t any need for the coaches to get involved in motivating the kids. The returning starters and Super Seniors have that part on lock.



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Unread post by AppStateNews » Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:59 am

Coastal players and coaches did and said some things before and after last years game. There won't be any need for motivation.

Remember, we outplayed Coastal for 95% of the game last year while we had a depleted squad and they were basically full strength.



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Re: App St voted co-favorites in East

Unread post by Stonewall » Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:52 am

We gave the Conway game away.Not this year.



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Unread post by WataugaMan » Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:56 am

Stonewall wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:52 am
We gave the Conway game away.Not this year.
Louisiana too.



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Unread post by yosef69 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:01 am

WataugaMan wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:56 am
Stonewall wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:52 am
We gave the Conway game away.Not this year.
Louisiana too.
Not really. If not for an all time bad game by their snapper we would have been handled pretty easily.



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Unread post by WataugaMan » Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:14 am

yosef69 wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:01 am
WataugaMan wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:56 am
Stonewall wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:52 am
We gave the Conway game away.Not this year.
Louisiana too.
Not really. If not for an all time bad game by their snapper we would have been handled pretty easily.
I guess I'm focusing on that missed field goal at the end too much.



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Unread post by Stonewall » Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:56 am

Could have taken that one too , didn't really deserve it but it was served up for us.



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Unread post by WataugaMan » Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:05 am

No doubt, they did everything under their power to give that game away to us. However, it appeared we just didn't want it enough.



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Re: App St voted co-favorites in East

Unread post by Tbatchelor1977 » Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:49 pm

The chickens DLine considered that much more highly ranked than App St.



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