It may not be Carolina/Clemson, Alabama/Auburn, or even Army/Navy, but in terms of Sun Belt Conference football, it’s becoming as big as rivalries get. On Thursday, Coastal Carolina will host Appalachian State in front of a national audience (7:30pm/ESPN) at a sold-out Brooks Stadium in Conway. That said, to make it a true rivalry, the Chanticleers need to find a way to knock off the Mountaineers. Appalachian State has dominated the series, having won seven of the eight previous meetings, including last year’s matchup (30-27) on a last-second field goal. CCU’s only win against their rivals from Boone came in November of 2020 by a 34-23 margin.
On a “Talking Tuesday,” CCU head coach Jamey Chadwell met with the media to recap Saturday’s win at Marshall and to preview Thursday night’s primetime showdown with Appalachian State.
CCU HC Jamey Chadwell — Weekly Press Conference