Mountaineers top Chants; Norman makes donation

Coastal Carolina’s football team put up a strong fight, but in the end Appalachian State was able to grind out a 23-7 win over the Chants on Saturday night at Brooks Stadium in front of 13,004 fans on Homecoming Weekend.

The 13,004 fans in attendance is the seventh-largest crowd to see a CCU football game inside Brooks Stadium and the largest this season.

During the first quarter break, current NFL corner back, Chant Hall of Famer and former all-American Josh Norman was recognized at midfield for his contribution to the University in way of scholarship funds as well as the naming of the field house – Marrio & Josh Norman Field House.

The loss drops CCU to 5-4 overall and 2-3 in the Sun Belt, while App State improves to 6-2 and 4-1 in league play with the win. The Mountaineers improve to 5-0 all-time versus the Chants on the gridiron with Saturday’s win.

Coastal will continue its three-game home stand next Saturday, Nov. 10, versus Arkansas State (5-4, 2-3 Sun Belt) on Hall of Fame Weekend. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. at Brooks Stadium.

Photo courtesy of CCU Athletics

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