2009 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team

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2009 Appalachian State Mountaineers football
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Southern Conference Champions
FCS Semifinals vs. Montana, L 24–17
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #3[1]
FCS Coaches #3[2]
2009 record 11–3 (8–0 Southern)
Head coach Jerry Moore (21st year)
Offensive coordinator Collaborative[3]
Offensive scheme Multiple Spread
Defensive coordinator John Wiley (19th year)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Kidd Brewer Stadium
(Capacity: 21,650)
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »

The 2009 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team represented Appalachian State University in the college football season of 2009–2010. It was the 80th season of play for the Mountaineers. The team was led by Jerry Moore, the 2006 Eddie Robinson Award winner for Coach of the Year. Moore is in his 21st season as head coach. The Mountaineers played their home games at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina.[4]

2009 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Appalachian State ^   8 0         11 3  
#9 Elon ^   7 1         9 3  
Furman   5 3         6 5  
Chattanooga   4 4         6 5  
Georgia Southern   4 4         5 6  
Samford   3 5         5 6  
Wofford   2 6         3 8  
The Citadel   2 6         4 7  
Western Carolina   1 7         2 9  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

Before the season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:00 p.m. at East Carolina* #1 Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC MASN L 29–24   43,279
September 12 3:30 p.m. #16 McNeese State* #2 Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC L 40–35   27,914
September 26 3:30 p.m. Samford #10 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 20–7   22,139
October 3 1:00 p.m. at The Citadel #10 Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 30–27 OT  14,238
October 10 3:30 p.m. North Carolina Central*dagger #9 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 55–21   25,017
October 17 3:00 p.m. at Wofford #9 Gibbs StadiumSpartanburg, SC SportSouth W 44–34   8,330
October 24 3:00 p.m. Georgia Southern #8 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC (Black Saturday) SportSouth W 52–16   26,215
October 31 12:00 p.m. at Furman #7 Paladin StadiumGreenville, SC WLOS W 52–27   11,211
November 7 3:30 p.m. Chattanooga #7 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 35–20   24,430
November 14 3:00 p.m. at #6 Elon #7 Rhodes StadiumElon, NC SportSouth W 27–10   14,167
November 21 3:30 p.m. Western Carolina #6 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC (Battle for the Old Mountain Jug) W 19–14   30,098
November 28 12:00 p.m. #7 South Carolina State* #5 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC (FCS First Round) ESPNU W 20–13   12,216
December 5 7:00 p.m. at #4 Richmond* #5 University of Richmond StadiumRichmond, VA (FCS Quarterfinals) MASN W 35–31   7,272
December 12 4:00 p.m. at #3 Montana* #5 Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT (FCS Semifinals) ESPN L 24–17   24,207
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game notes[edit]

East Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Appalachian State 0 7 0 17 24
East Carolina 17 10 2 0 29


McNeese State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
McNeese State 7 7 13 13 40
Appalachian State 0 7 21 7 35


Samford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Samford 0 0 0 7 7
Appalachian State 7 13 0 0 20


The Citadel[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Appalachian State 0 7 10 10 3 30
The Citadel 7 6 0 14 0 27


North Carolina Central[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Carolina Central 14 0 0 7 21
Appalachian State 7 17 10 21 55


Wofford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Appalachian State 3 17 7 17 44
Wofford 6 21 7 0 34


Georgia Southern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Georgia Southern 7 3 6 0 16
Appalachian State 14 21 10 7 52


Furman[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Appalachian State 14 21 17 0 52
Furman 0 13 14 0 27


Chattanooga[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Chattanooga 0 7 10 3 20
Appalachian State 21 0 0 14 35


Elon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Appalachian State 14 7 3 3 27
Elon 0 0 3 7 10


Western Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Western Carolina 7 0 0 7 14
Appalachian State 3 0 7 9 19


South Carolina State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
South Carolina State 3 7 3 0 13
Appalachian State 0 13 0 7 20


Richmond[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Appalachian State 7 0 7 21 35
Richmond 7 7 7 10 31


Montana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Appalachian State 0 10 7 0 17
Montana 7 0 7 10 24


Roster[edit]

2009 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 2 Presley, DeAndreDeAndre Presley So
WR 3 Elder, BlakeBlake Elder Jr
RB 4 Chisholm, RodRod Chisholm Fr
WR 6 Hillary, CoCoCoCo Hillary Jr
QB 7 Cadet, TravarisTravaris Cadet So
WR 8 Quick, BrianBrian Quick So
WR 11 Peacock, AndrewAndrew Peacock Fr
QB 12 Jackson, JamalJamal Jackson Fr
QB 14 Edwards, ArmantiArmanti Edwards Sr
WR 15 Lott, JamillJamill Lott Fr
RB 16 Radford, DevinDevin Radford Jr
WR 17 Cline, MattMatt Cline Jr
WR 19 Washington, TavarisTavaris Washington Sr
RB 20 Moore, DevonDevon Moore Jr
RB 21 Welton, RobertRobert Welton Jr
RB 26 Jackson, JoshJosh Jackson Sr
WR 27 Washington, TonyTony Washington Fr
RB 29 Baker, CedricCedric Baker So
TE 37 Yokeley, JeyJey Yokeley Fr
TE 43 Thompson, BrandonBrandon Thompson So
TE 48 Hardee, BradBrad Hardee Jr
OL 51 Holt, ShermanSherman Holt So
OL 57 Irvin, BrettBrett Irvin Jr
OL 60 Swaba, LouisLouis Swaba Jr
OL 61 Acitelli, MarioMario Acitelli Sr
OL 62 Thomas, XanXan Thomas So
OL 63 Kilgore, DanielDaniel Kilgore Jr
OL 64 Frye, OrryOrry Frye So
OL 66 Turner, ChadChad Turner Fr
OL 67 Brown, ZachZach Brown Sr
OL 68 Wallace, RobertRobert Wallace Fr
OL 70 Ruff, MattMatt Ruff So
OL 71 Mills, PatPat Mills Jr
OL 73 Harris, CorbettCorbett Harris Jr
OL 75 Dufort, ReganRegan Dufort Fr
OL 76 Wilson, AnthonyAnthony Wilson So
OL 77 Jones, JasonJason Jones So
OL 78 Marshall, ChrisChris Marshall So
WR 80 King, BenBen King So
TE 81 Gary, JordanJordan Gary Fr
WR 82 Walker, RodgerRodger Walker Fr
WR 83 Magazu, DominickDominick Magazu So
TE 84 Jorden, BenBen Jorden So
WR 85 Frazier, B. J.B. J. Frazier Jr
TE 86 Frye, TimTim Frye Jr
WR 87 Springfield, WesWes Springfield Fr
WR 89 Dorton, NathanNathan Dorton Fr
WR 97 Pate, LeviLevi Pate Fr
WR Barnett, JarrettJarrett Barnett Fr
WR Burton, R. J.R. J. Burton So
OL Hart, BlakeBlake Hart Fr
WR Lucas, TravisTravis Lucas Jr
RB Martin, BaineBaine Martin Fr
WR Shively, JonathanJonathan Shively Fr
OL Williams, BradleyBradley Williams Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 5 Gilbert, CortezCortez Gilbert Sr
LB 9 Smith, D. J.D. J. Smith Jr
DB 10 McCray, DemetriusDemetrius McCray Fr
DB 13 LeGree, MarkMark LeGree Jr
DB 18 McDuffie, DominiqueDominique McDuffie Fr
DB 22 Bell, IngramIngram Bell Fr
LB 24 Grier, BrandonBrandon Grier Fr
DB 25 Reine, JaredJared Reine Jr
DB 28 Gainey, EdEd Gainey So
LB 30 Olsen, BrandonBrandon Olsen So
DB 31 Sanders, TroyTroy Sanders Fr
LB 33 Kimbrough, JeremyJeremy Kimbrough Fr
LB 35 Strickland, PhilipPhilip Strickland So
LB 36 Lloyd, JustinJustin Lloyd Fr
LB 40 Roman, JacqueJacque Roman Sr
LB 41 Baker, ZacZac Baker Fr
LB 42 Frazier, MichaelMichael Frazier Fr
LB 45 Anderson, KarlKarl Anderson Fr
DL 46 Robertson, TonyTony Robertson Jr
DB 47 Wray, JustinJustin Wray Fr
LB 49 McLean, TerrenceTerrence McLean Fr
LB 50 Norris, CougarCougar Norris Fr
DL 52 Brewer, DemeryDemery Brewer So
DL 53 Moll, MarkMark Moll Fr
DL 54 Fletcher, JabariJabari Fletcher Jr
DL 55 Johnson, JustinJustin Johnson Sr
DL 56 Bozzo, BobbyBobby Bozzo Jr
DL 58 Finnerty, DanielDaniel Finnerty Sr
LB 65 Watson, MatthewMatthew Watson Fr
DL 91 Bennett, MalcolmMalcolm Bennett Sr
DL 92 Canepa, NickNick Canepa Fr
DL 93 Rizor, JohnJohn Rizor Fr
DL 94 Scott, GiavonniGiavonni Scott Fr
DL 95 Witte, GordyGordy Witte So
DL 96 Jurius, JoshJosh Jurius So
DL 98 Williams, AnthonyAnthony Williams Sr
DL 99 Tanyi, LanstonLanston Tanyi So
DB Crabill, AustinAustin Crabill Fr
DB Marsh, MichaelMichael Marsh Fr
LB Rudisill, MichaelMichael Rudisill Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 34 Kassouf, AdamAdam Kassouf Sr
PK 39 Vitaris, JasonJason Vitaris Jr
LS 59 Fitchett, WilsonWilson Fitchett So
LS 79 Walker, DakotaDakota Walker Fr
P 90 Martin, SamSam Martin Fr
LS Johnson, AlexAlex Johnson Fr
PK Johnson, StewartStewart Johnson Fr
PK Martin, EthanEthan Martin Fr
P McLendon, MichaelMichael McLendon Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • John Wiley - Defensive Coordinator
  • Chris Moore
  • Dale Jones
  • Shawn Elliott
  • Mark Speir
  • Brad Glenn
  • John Holt
  • Jason Blalock
  • Lance Taylor
  • Josh Robertson

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: November 30, 2009

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Alma Mater Year
Jerry Moore Head Coach Baylor, 1961 21st
John Wiley Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs East Texas State, 1984 19th
Chris Moore Running Backs Appalachian State, 1999 15th
Dale Jones Linebackers Tennessee, 1988 14th
Shawn Elliott Offensive Line Appalachian State, 1996 13th
Mark Speir Defensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator Clemson, 1990 7th
Brad Glenn Quarterbacks Clemson, 1995 5th
John Holt Tight Ends Appalachian State, 2008 2nd
Jason Blalock Defensive Tackles Appalachian State, 2001 1st
Lance Taylor Wide Receivers Alabama, 2004 1st
Josh Robertson Strength & Conditioning ETSU, 1997 4th

Coach profiles at GoASU

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week.
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Final
The Sports Network 1 2 10 10 10 9 9 8 7 7 7 6 5 3
FCS Coaches 1 2 9 10 10 10 10 9 8 8 8 6 5 3

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Team[edit]

ASU Opp
Scoring 465 313
  Points per Game 33.2 22.4
First Downs 343 241
  Rushing 168 108
  Passing 160 117
  Penalty 15 16
Total Offense 6,511 4,458
  Avg per Play 6.4 5.0
  Avg per Game 465.1 318.4
Fumbles–Lost 19–9 16–7
Penalties–Yards 99–936 72–628
  Avg per Game 66.9 44.9
ASU Opp
Punts–Yards 52–2,080 78–3,185
  Avg per Punt 40.0 40.8
Time of Possession/Game 30:43 29:17
3rd Down Conversions 80 for 182 76 for 197
4th Down Conversions 8 for 18 10 for 19
Touchdowns Scored 58 39
Field Goals–Attempts 19–28 13–19
PAT–Attempts 58–58 34–6
Attendance 168,029 122,704
  Games/Avg per Game 7/24,004 7/17,529

Scores by quarter[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Opponents 82 81 72 78 0 313
Mountaineers 90 140 99 133 3 465

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Final Sports Network's 2009 FCS College Football Poll". The Sports Network. Retrieved November 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ FCS Coaches (December 21, 2009). "Villanova Claims First Title, No. 1 Ranking" (PDF). Southern Conference. Retrieved January 6, 2010. 
  3. ^ Bowman, Tommy (February 25, 2009). "Coaching staff at ASU in place for 2009 season". Winston-Salem Journal. Retrieved February 28, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Appalachian State: About the University". Appalachian State University. Archived from the original on February 27, 2009. Retrieved February 28, 2009. 

External links[edit]

  • GoASU.com - Official Appalachian State Mountaineers football website