The Appalachian State Mountaineers nearly beat the 10th ranked Penn State Nittany Lions in college football on Saturday. After outscoring the Lions 28-14 in the 4th quarter, Penn State scored a touchdown with just 42 seconds to play to force overtime.
In overtime App State won the coin toss and choose to go on defense. Penn State scored a touchdown on their possession and then intercepted an App State game tying pass in the end zone to end the game. Final Score: Penn State 43 App State 38. For more in depth details about the game visit this link.
Below are social media reactions to the game. Content will be updated so check back for more.
#PennState intercepts the ball and wins the game in overtime. Final Score Penn State 45 #AppState 38. Mountaineers out scored the Lions 28-14 in the 4th quarter before the game went to overtime. The guys played one heck of a game! pic.twitter.com/AsXIDNhBKJ
— WataugaRoadsWX&News (@WataugaOnline) September 1, 2018
“Our kids believed. There was not any doubt in our minds that we could come in and get this win. We played like that … I’m extremely proud of our guys and our program and the way we fought.” – App State coach Scott Satterfield.
— App State Athletics (@appstatesports) September 1, 2018
Unbelievable start to the season. Hold those heads high, Mountaineers. You did Boone proud! Great things are yet to come!
App State 38 – Penn State 45 in OT pic.twitter.com/OWhWC42WeI
— Appalachian State (@appstate) September 1, 2018
— CFB Kings (@CFBKings) September 2, 2018
— Trendsmap USA (@TrendsmapUSA) September 2, 2018
Sept. 1, 2007: Appalachian State 34, Michigan 32
Sept. 1, 2018 Penn State 45, Appalachian State 38 (OT)
Sept. 2, 2018 Big Ten passes rule prohibiting B1G schools from ever playing Appalachian State again
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) September 1, 2018
Penn State fans with an ovation for App State as Mountaineers leave field. 28 point fourth quarter. pic.twitter.com/GqNWZa9IpU
— Ben Jones (@Ben_Jones88) September 1, 2018