2009 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team

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2009 Appalachian State Mountaineers football
Appalachian State Mountaineers logo.svg
SoCon champion
FCS Semifinals, L 17–24 vs. Montana
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 3[1]
FCS CoachesNo. 3[2]
2009 record11–3 (8–0 Southern)
Head coachJerry Moore (21st season)
Offensive coordinatorCollaborative[3]
Offensive schemeMultiple spread
Defensive coordinatorJohn Wiley (19th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumKidd Brewer Stadium
(Capacity: 21,650)
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
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

The 2009 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team represented Appalachian State University in the 2009 NCAA Division I FCS football season. 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]

Before the season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:00 p.m. at East Carolina* No. 1 Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC MASN L 24–29   43,279
September 12 3:30 p.m. No. 16 McNeese State* No. 2 Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC L 35–40   27,914
September 26 3:30 p.m. Samford No. 10 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 20–7   22,139
October 3 1:00 p.m. at The Citadel No. 10 Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC W 30–27 OT  14,238
October 10 3:30 p.m. North Carolina Central*dagger No. 9 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 55–21   25,017
October 17 3:00 p.m. at Wofford No. 9 Gibbs StadiumSpartanburg, SC SportSouth W 44–34   8,330
October 24 3:00 p.m. Georgia Southern No. 8 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC (Black Saturday) SportSouth W 52–16   26,215
October 31 12:00 p.m. at Furman No. 7 Paladin StadiumGreenville, SC WLOS W 52–27   11,211
November 7 3:30 p.m. Chattanooga No. 7 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 35–20   24,430
November 14 3:00 p.m. at No. 6 Elon No. 7 Rhodes StadiumElon, NC SportSouth W 27–10   14,167
November 21 3:30 p.m. Western Carolina No. 6 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC (Battle for the Old Mountain Jug) W 19–14   30,098
November 28 12:00 p.m. No. 7 South Carolina State* No. 5 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC (FCS First Round) ESPNU W 20–13   12,216
December 5 7:00 p.m. at No. 4 Richmond* No. 5 University of Richmond StadiumRichmond, VA (FCS Quarterfinals) MASN W 35–31   7,272
December 12 4:00 p.m. at No. 3 Montana* No. 5 Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT (FCS Semifinals) ESPN L 17–24   24,207
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game summaries[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 4OT Total
Appalachian State 0 7 10 103 30
The Citadel 7 6 0 140 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 DeAndre Presley So
WR 3 Blake Elder Jr
RB 4 Rod Chisholm Fr
WR 6 CoCo Hillary Jr
QB 7 Travaris Cadet So
WR 8 Brian Quick So
WR 11 Andrew Peacock Fr
QB 12 Jamal Jackson Fr
QB 14 Armanti Edwards Sr
WR 15 Jamill Lott Fr
RB 16 Devin Radford Jr
WR 17 Matt Cline Jr
WR 19 Tavaris Washington Sr
RB 20 Devon Moore Jr
RB 21 Robert Welton Jr
RB 26 Josh Jackson Sr
WR 27 Tony Washington Fr
RB 29 Cedric Baker So
TE 37 Jey Yokeley Fr
TE 43 Brandon Thompson So
TE 48 Brad Hardee Jr
OL 51 Sherman Holt So
OL 57 Brett Irvin Jr
OL 60 Louis Swaba Jr
OL 61 Mario Acitelli Sr
OL 62 Xan Thomas So
OL 63 Daniel Kilgore Jr
OL 64 Orry Frye So
OL 66 Chad Turner Fr
OL 67 Zach Brown Sr
OL 68 Robert Wallace Fr
OL 70 Matt Ruff So
OL 71 Pat Mills Jr
OL 73 Corbett Harris Jr
OL 75 Regan Dufort Fr
OL 76 Anthony Wilson So
OL 77 Jason Jones So
OL 78 Chris Marshall So
WR 80 Ben King So
TE 81 Jordan Gary Fr
WR 82 Rodger Walker Fr
WR 83 Dominick Magazu So
TE 84 Ben Jorden So
WR 85 B. J. Frazier Jr
TE 86 Tim Frye Jr
WR 87 Wes Springfield Fr
WR 89 Nathan Dorton Fr
WR 97 Levi Pate Fr
WR Jarrett Barnett Fr
WR R. J. Burton So
OL Blake Hart Fr
WR Travis Lucas Jr
RB Baine Martin Fr
WR Jonathan Shively Fr
OL Bradley Williams Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 5 Cortez Gilbert Sr
LB 9 D. J. Smith Jr
DB 10 Demetrius McCray Fr
DB 13 Mark LeGree Jr
DB 18 Dominique McDuffie Fr
DB 22 Ingram Bell Fr
LB 24 Brandon Grier Fr
DB 25 Jared Reine Jr
DB 28 Ed Gainey So
LB 30 Brandon Olsen So
DB 31 Troy Sanders Fr
LB 33 Jeremy Kimbrough Fr
LB 35 Philip Strickland So
LB 36 Justin Lloyd Fr
LB 40 Jacque Roman Sr
LB 41 Zac Baker Fr
LB 42 Michael Frazier Fr
LB 45 Karl Anderson Fr
DL 46 Tony Robertson Jr
DB 47 Justin Wray Fr
LB 49 Terrence McLean Fr
LB 50 Cougar Norris Fr
DL 52 Demery Brewer So
DL 53 Mark Moll Fr
DL 54 Jabari Fletcher Jr
DL 55 Justin Johnson Sr
DL 56 Bobby Bozzo Jr
DL 58 Daniel Finnerty Sr
LB 65 Matthew Watson Fr
DL 91 Malcolm Bennett Sr
DL 92 Nick Canepa Fr
DL 93 John Rizor Fr
DL 94 Giavonni Scott Fr
DL 95 Gordy Witte So
DL 96 Josh Jurius So
DL 98 Anthony Williams Sr
DL 99 Lanston Tanyi So
DB Austin Crabill Fr
DB Michael Marsh Fr
LB Michael Rudisill Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 34 Adam Kassouf Sr
PK 39 Jason Vitaris Jr
LS 59 Wilson Fitchett So
LS 79 Dakota Walker Fr
P 90 Sam Martin Fr
LS Alex Johnson Fr
PK Stewart Johnson Fr
PK Ethan Martin Fr
P Michael 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 4OT Total
Opponents 82 81 72 780 313
Mountaineers 90 140 99 1333 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. Archived from the original on 2012-12-16. Retrieved February 28, 2009.
  4. ^ "Appalachian State: About the University". Appalachian State University. Archived from the original on January 25, 2009. Retrieved February 28, 2009.