Appalachain State beats Georgia Southern 37-36

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Saturday, October 18, 2008. (AP) -- Armanti Edwards scored on a 1-yard run with 2:36 remaining to lead Appalachian State to a 37-36 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday.

Edwards' touchdown, his third of the game, kept the Mountaineers (5-2, 3-0 Southern Conference) ran for 157 yards and completed 12 of 22 passes for 176 yards and two touchdowns.

Edwards became second on the all-time conference total offense list with 8,755 yards. He trails former Appalachian State quarterback Ritchie Williams, who has the record at 9,370 yards.

Edwards also set a new conference record for touchdowns with 88. He is one of only seven Division I players to surpass 5,000 yards passing and 3,000 yards rushing for his career.

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