App State Leads Sun Belt Co. in Attendance

Published Monday, December 12, 2016 at 11:46 am

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Appalachian State can add another accolade to its resume’ in addition to the program’s first Sun Belt Football Championship. The Mountaineers led the Sun Belt attendance during the 2016 season with an average of 26,153 fans over six games.

App increased attendance from 2015 (21,459) by almost 5,000 fans per game and over 40,000 total fans for the season. The season average was higher than all of the Mid-American Conference, all but one school from Conference USA, and even one Power 5 program. 

App State’s average mark (26,153 per game) led the Sun Belt by 3,453 fans per game and the overall attendance of 156,916 for 2016 is 23,000 more fans than Arkansas State (136,200), which was second in the league.

The Mountaineers captured the program’s first Sun Belt Conference Championship in 2016 and earned a berth in the 2016 Camellia Bowl. App State (9-3) faces Toledo (9-3) on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Montgomery, Ala. Kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN.

BOWL TICKETS – Tickets are available by visiting App State’s BOWL CENTRAL or by clicking HEREFor additional information or help with purchasing tickets, contact the App State Ticket Office at 828-262-2079. Additional information on tickets, bowl week events, bowl game day information, travel, and lodging, visit BOWL CENTRAL and appstatesports.com throughout the week.  

*2016 Sun Belt Football Attendance*

School

  • Games
  • Total
  • Average

*Appalachian St.*

  • *6*
  • *156,916*
  • *26,153*

Arkansas St.

  • 6
  • 136,200
  • 22,700

Troy

  • 6
  • 135,203
  • 22,534

Louisiana-Lafayette

  • 6
  • 121,346
  • 20,224

South Ala.

  • 7
  • 113,749
  • 16,250

Texas St.

  • 6
  • 108,717
  • 18,120

Ga. Southern

  • 5
  • 104,095
  • 20,819

Georgia St.

  • 6
  • 90,617
  • 15,103

La.-Monroe

  • 5
  • 63,050
  • 12,610

Idaho

  • 5
  • 55,948
  • 11,190

New Mexico St.

  • 5
  • 47,725
  • 9,545

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