The Appalachian State University Mountaineers football team is one of the most accomplished in college football. The Mountaineers first season of football was in 1928. Since then the school has amassed over 565 wins. ASU has also won an unprecedented 18 conference championships, including 7 Southern Conference Titles in 8 years from 2005-2012. During that span the Mountaineers also claimed 3 straight National Championships (FCS) from 2005-2007, in one of the most dominating stretches by any college football program at any level. All of this success has led to increased exposure, and has helped Appalachian State make the move to the FBS Division and the highest level of the sport. ASU currently plays in the Sun Belt Conference against some of the toughest competition in the country. Some of the notable players for the Mountaineers over the years include Dexter Coakley, Leroy Howell, Steve Wilkes, Dexter Jackson, Armanti Edwards, D.J. Smith, and Demetrius McCray. To accompany all of this success on the field is one of the most passionate and proud fan bases in the country, with the Mountaineers Black and Gold dominating the color schemes of Boone and the surrounding areas. Gamedays at Kid Brewer stadium are loud and exciting as fans arrive early to take part in the tailgating at Mountaineer Village. Fans attending games should learn all of the words to “Hi Hi Yikas,” and look for Yusef the mascot along the sidelines. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Appalachian State Mountaineers football tickets.
Appalachian State Mountaineers Football at Kidd Brewer Stadium Address: 270 Stadium Dr. Boone, North Carolina, 28608
The Appalachian State University Mountaineers football team plays their home games at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina. Kid Brewer Stadium has been home to the Mountaineers since 1962 and can seat over 24,000 fans. The stadium is named in honor of Kidd Brewer, one of the legendary coaches of the Mountaineers. Surrounded by campus buildings and tall dense trees, Kid Brewer is one of the most picturesque stadiums in the SBC. Known to fans and players as “The Rock,” Kid Brewer Stadium is an incredibly tough place for opponents to get a win with the Mountaineers dominating at home. Kidd Brewer Stadium parking information is covered in our Mountaineers event guide.
Appalachian State vs. Georgia Southern
Traditionally a clash of FCS titans, this matchup is one of the most intriguing in the country. Combining for 9 FCS National Championships, these schools are used to success and have been conference rivals for 2 decades. Played over 25 times since 1932, this has been one of the closest rivalries anywhere, with almost half of the games being decided by 7 points or less. As both schools transition to the FBS Division, look for this fantastic rivalry to gain more media attention, and for the close games to continue.
Appalachian State vs. Western Carolina
One of the historic rivalries in North Carolina, The Battle for the Old Mountain Jug is a joy to watch. The series dates back to 1932 and the winner of the game is awarded the Old Mountain Jug Trophy which depicts both schools mascots. The series was increasingly competitive through 1984, but the Mountaineers grasped hold of momentum and have dominated the matchup since. Although the schools met annually from 1946-2013, the future of the rivalry is in question with the Mountaineers move to the SBC.
Appalachian State Mountaineers Event Guide
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TicketCity offers a big selection of Appalachian State Mountaineers football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Appalachian State tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee SBC opponents like Louisiana Monroe, Troy, and Idaho can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase Appalachian State tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2015-2016 Appalachian State Mountaineers football schedule?
The Mountaineers 2015-2016 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the SBC. Appalachian State plays in the Sun Belt Conference, which means games against Louisiana Lafayette, South Alabama, Troy, Georgia Southern, and Georgia State. Game times are announced by Appalachian State as soon as the TV schedule is set. Appalachian State’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Western Carolina in the Battle for the Old Mountain Jug. If you are looking for Mountaineers news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Appalachian State Mountaineers team roster.
Can I buy Appalachian State Mountaineers football season tickets?
Appalachian State Mountaineers season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Appalachian State football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
What is the best Appalachian State rivalry game during the season?
Appalachian State has a rich history with some fantastic rivalries. But moving forward it is hard to argue against Georgia Southern being the Mountaineers biggest rival. The overall series between the schools has been unbelievably tight over the course of its history, and both schools have seen repeated success against each other and on a national scale. It has been one of the most anticipated matchups in the FCS Division over the last 2 decades, and will only grow in importance as the Mountaineers and Eagles move together into the Sun Belt Conference and the FBS Division.
What is the best game day tradition at a Mountaineers home game?
3 ½ hours before kickoff at Kidd Brewer Stadium, fans line the path to the tunnel entrance and cheer as their favorite Mountaineers players make their way to the stadium in the Mountaineer Walk. The fans are accompanied by the band and spirit squads, and help pump up the fans and players before the game. This is one of the few opportunities you will have to give the players a high five and pat on the back before they strap on the pads and fight towards another Mountaineers victory.