Dollar General Bowl
Saturday, December 22, 2018
A national television audience will tune in to ESPN on Saturday, December 23, for the 19th Annual Dollar General Bowl. The Dollar General Bowl has built a reputation of fielding some of the most competitive and exciting games of the Bowl season. The game has featured incredible performances by future NFL standouts LaDanian Tomlinson, Byron Leftwich and Ben Roethlisberger among others. Don’t miss the the chance to see a future NFL hall of Famer!
In the 2017 match-up, Jalin Moore ran for 125 yards and a career-high three touchdowns as Appalachian State beat Toledo 34-0 on Saturday night in the Dollar General Bowl.
Appalachian State (9-4) won its third straight bowl game since making the complete transition to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2015. Moore’s big night and the Mountaineers’ impressive defense were the biggest reasons the streak continues.
Appalachian State ran for 327 yards. Senior quarterback Taylor Lamb, who was starting his 49th straight game, threw for 131 yards.
It was the second straight year the two programs had met in the postseason.