App State Football Holds Media Day

Published Monday, August 1, 2016 at 10:44 am
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2016 Appalachian State Football Team

Photos by Debbie Carter

BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University football held its annual media day Saturday morning inside Kidd Brewer Stadium, discussing the 2016 football season.

Around 15 media members attended the event where they talked with the likes of Marcus Cox (Dacula, Ga./Dacula), Taylor Lamb (Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun), Tyson Fernandez (Fuquay-Varina, N.C./Fuquay-Varina), Shaedon Meadors (Duncan, S.C./Byrnes) and other student-athletes. The Mountaineers began the morning with a team photo before position pictures, and then the day ensued with interviews with the media. Head coach Scott Satterfield, co-offensive coordinators Frank Ponce and Shawn Clark, and defensive coordinator, Nate Woody, spoke with the media to end the day.

The Mountaineers begin the first of 29 fall practices today before the season-opener at Tennessee on Thursday, Sept. 1. App State brings back 17 of 22 starters from both sides of the ball, including the dangerous backfield of Lamb and Cox in addition to the Sun Belt’s Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, John Law (Atlanta, Ga./Grady). Appalachian’s leading tackler from 2015, Eric Boggs (Belton, S.C./Belton Honea Path), is back for his junior season while offensive line staples Colby Gossett (Cumming, Ga./North Forsyth) and Parker Collins (North Augusta, S.C./North Augusta) will look to help the offense mirror last season’s explosiveness.

All Appalachian State football practices are closed to the general public, but fans can follow the action throughout fall camp with daily recaps and video features at starting tomorrow.

Fans can also still enjoy the perks that come with being a Yosef Club member by joining for the 2016 membership year, which runs through Dec. 31, 2016. Yosef Club membership comes with access to exclusive seating and parking for Appalachian State football (at certain membership levels). Additionally, Yosef Club members at the $100 annual and above will be eligible to participate in July’s single-game tickets pre-sale.

To join the Yosef Club today, visit or call the Yosef Club office at (828) 262-3108.

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2016 Appalachian State Football Coaches

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2016 Appalachian State Football Seniors

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2016 Appalachian State Football Offensive Line

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2016 Appalachian State Football Running Backs

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2016 Appalachian State Football Kicking Team

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2016 Appalachian State Football Wide Receivers

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2016 Appalachian State Football Quarterbacks

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Marcus Cox being interviewed by High Country Press’ David Coulson

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2016 Appalachian State Football Tight Ends

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Taylor Lamb Being Interviewed on Camera

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Barrett Burns Being Interviewed

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Taylor Lamb Surrounded by Reporters

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Eric Boggs and David Coulson

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Reporters Interviewing Tyson Fernandez

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Devan Stringer Talks to Reporters

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Mondo Williams Answering Questions

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John Law Being Interviewed

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Pierre Banks Interviews Marcus Cox for APP TV

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Taylor Lamb and Pierre Banks for APP TV

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Pierre Banks Asking Questions of Eric Boggs for APP TV

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Coach Scott Satterfield Talks to Reporters and Takes Questions

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Co-Offensive Coordinators Shawn Clark (left) and Frank Ponce Answer Questions

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Nate Woody, Defensive Coordinator, Making a Point at Press Conference

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