Miracle in the Mountain! App State score on incredible HAIL MARY to secure walk-off win vs. Troy, sparking wild scenes in Boone – a week after they upset Texas A&M on the road
- App State secured their second-straight win with a Hail Mary walk-off vs. Troy
- Christian Horn reeled in a tipped-ball on the six-yard line before scoring the TD
- The Mountaineers continued their fairytale week after beating A&M last week
Appalachian State continued their incredible College Football season with more magic in the mountains in the walk-off win vs. Troy.
With two seconds left on fourth-and-ten from their own 47, trailing 28-26, Mountaineers quarterback Chase Brice heaved up a prayer after rolling out to his left.
The ball didn’t make it to the end zone initially, but receiver Cristian Horn hauled in a tipped ball on the six-yard line.
Mountaineers QB Chase Brice let a Hail Mary rip under little pressure from his own 43 yard-line
It looked as if the play would be dead as a Troy defender got his hands on the ball at the five
App State receiver Cristian Horn was alive, catching it off-hands before wheeling to his right
With the aid of a block, the speedster was able to scoot into the end zone with relative ease
With the aid of a block, Horn was able to wheel freely into the end zone as App State sent Boone, NC. delirious for the second time in as many weeks.
Unable to storm the field following their historic victory over No. 6 ranked Texas A&M last week, fans more than made up for it Saturday.
With 25 seconds left in the game, Troy willingly took a safety on fourth-and-one from their 11-yard line with 25 seconds left in the game.
Kidd Brewer Stadium erupted following the walk-off play, with hundreds rushing the field
Appalachian State fans have been on the ride of their life in the opening three games this year
That made it a 28-26 ball game before Troy squibbed the ball — which was returned to the App State 47-yard line.
Three incompletions started the drive before Brice and Horn connected for another maniacal moment in the North Carolinian mountains.
Appalachian State improved to 2-1 on the season and are rather unfortunate not to be 3-0 after losing a shootout to in-state rivals, North Carolina 63-61 on opening weekend.
The Mountaineers are comfortably one of the nation’s most watchable teams this season and have their chance to thrill next Saturday vs. fellow Sun Belt team, James Madison.
The Mountaineers currently sit atop the Sun Belt Conference with their sole loss vs. Carolina
Victory over Troy was the second breathtaking win in a week for ASU after a win at Texas A&M