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Louisiana-Lafayette 41, Appalachian State 13

Associated Press

LAFAYETTE, La. - Levi Lewis threw for one touchdown and ran for another, Chris Smith added two rushing scores and Louisiana-Lafayette eased by Appalachian State 41-13.

Louisiana-Lafayette (5-1, 3-0 Sun Belt Conference) scored a touchdown on its first three drives and led 20-6 at the break. Eric Garror intercepted a pass on Appalachian State's opening possession of the second half, leading to Smith's 21-yard run.

The Louisiana-Lafayette defense entered with just three takeaways on the season, but came up with four against Appalachian State.

Lewis threw for 209 yards, moving into second in program history for career passing yards, and Smith rushed for 82 yards on 13 carries. Montrell Johnson added 103 yards rushing, including a 2-yard touchdown to cap a 98-yard drive in the fourth.

On the second play of the game, Lewis threw a deep pass down the middle to Kyren Lacy for a 55-yard completion. Lewis scored six plays later on a 3-yard run.

Chase Brice was 15-of-26 passing with two interceptions for Appalachian State (4-2, 1-1 Sun Belt). He ran for a 5-yard TD to pull within 27-13 midway through the third.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter AppUL-Laf
UL-Laf TD 10:45 Levi Lewis 3 yd run (Nate Snyder kick) 0 7
App FG 5:58 Chandler Staton 31 yd FG 3 7
UL-Laf TD 3:22 Kyren Lacy 2 yd pass from Levi Lewis (Nate Snyder kick) 3 14
UL-Laf TD 0:13 Chris Smith 1 yd run (missed kick) 3 20
Second Quarter AppUL-Laf
App FG 0:44 Chandler Staton 27 yd FG 6 20
Third Quarter AppUL-Laf
UL-Laf TD 13:11 Chris Smith 21 yd run (Nate Snyder kick) 6 27
App TD 8:19 Chase Brice 7 yd run (Chandler Staton kick) 13 27
Fourth Quarter AppUL-Laf
UL-Laf TD 10:38 Montrell Johnson 2 yd run (Nate Snyder kick) 13 34
UL-Laf TD 8:16 Emani Bailey 26 yd run (Nate Snyder kick) 13 41
Team Stats
  Appalachian State Louisiana
First downs 16 22
  Rushing 4 11
  Passing 8 9
  Penalty 4 2
3rd Down Efficiency 0-11, 0% 8-15, 53%
4th down efficiency 3-3, 100% 1-1, 100%
Rushes-Yards 29-76 44-246
Passing Yards 135 209
Return Yards 147 56
Completions-Attempts-Int 15-27-2 15-25-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 2--11 1--6
Punts 3 3
Punts-Average 41.3 49.3
Fumbles Lost 3-2 1-0
Penalties - Yards 5-43 9-97
Time of Possession 23:28 36:32
Appalachian State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Brice 15 27 135 0 2
Louisiana Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
L. Lewis 15 25 209 1 1
Appalachian State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
N. Noel 17 40 2.4 0
C. Brice 7 13 1.9 1
J. Smith 3 12 4.0 0
D. Harrington 2 11 5.5 0
Louisiana Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
M. Johnson 14 103 7.4 1
C. Smith 13 82 6.3 2
E. Bailey 7 34 4.9 1
T. Wisham 5 18 3.6 0
L. Lewis 5 9 1.8 1
Appalachian State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
M. Williams 6 38 6.3 0
T. Hennigan 2 25 12.5 0
H. Pearson 2 23 11.5 0
C. Sutton 2 19 9.5 0
M. Evans 1 19 19.0 0
C. Horn 1 14 14.0 0
D. Harrington 1 -3 -3.0 0
Louisiana Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
K. Lacy 2 57 28.5 1
M. Jefferson 2 45 22.5 0
J. Lumpkin 2 31 15.5 0
E. Rogers, Jr. 2 26 13.0 0
J. Stephens, Jr. 1 22 22.0 0
D. Fleming 2 10 5.0 0
P. Migl 1 10 10.0 0
E. Bailey 1 6 6.0 0
P. LeBlanc 2 2 1.0 0
Appalachian State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
S. Jones Jr. 1 0
Louisiana Interceptions
Player Int Yards
E. Garror 1 21
B. Bishop 1 11
Appalachian State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
X. Subotsch 3 124 41.3
Louisiana Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
R. Byrns 3 148 49.3
Appalachian State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
T. Hennigan 2 5 2.5
Louisiana Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
E. Garror 1 -1 -1.0
Appalachian State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Virgil 5 91 18.2
M. Tucker 2 51 25.5
Louisiana Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
C. Smith 2 25 12.5
Appalachian State Missed FG
Player Length
Louisiana Missed FG
Player Length




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