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Say Cheese: Jean-Charles’ potential fit in Green Bay

Cameron Burnett, Senior Reporter | May 3, 2021

Once a two-star recruit from Miramar, Florida, cornerback Shemar Jean-Charles turned into a strong special teams player early in his career at App State. During his last two years as a Mountaineer, he ascended to a starting role alongside Shaun Jolly and became a Walter Camp first team All-American. On Saturday, his NFL dream came true, as he was selected by the Green Bay Packers with the No. 178...

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Green Bay Packers draft former App State football All-American Shemar Jean-Charles

Silas Albright, Sports Editor | May 1, 2021

With the 178th overall pick in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers selected former Mountaineer lockdown cornerback Shemar Jean-Charles.  The Miramar, Florida native broke out in his 2020 senior season, leading the nation with 16 pass breakups and 17 total passes defended with one interception. The Walter Camp Football Foundation named him a first team All-American, becoming...

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Two App State disc golf duos place in top 25 at 2021 college national championship

Alex McCaskey, Reporter | April 29, 2021

App State has many club sports available for students to take part in during their time at App State, and one of these clubs is the recently-formed  disc golf team. The club was officially introduced in 2018, and before then, it was a student-run Facebook group that was not affiliated with the clubs and organizations at App State. “This is the first instance in which the club is actually affiliated...

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Pre Stanley signs first WNBA contract in program history

Dan Davidson, Associate Sports Editor | April 28, 2021

The WNBA’s Washington Mystics have invited former Mountaineer guard Pre Stanley to training camp, earning the first WNBA contract in App State history.  "I couldn't be more excited to start my journey playing professional basketball," Stanley said in a release. "To have the opportunity to go to training camp with the Washington Mystics is amazing. I want to thank #AppNation, my coaches and teammates...

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Freshman Lindsay looks to continue strong OL tradition at App State

Cameron Burnett, Senior Reporter | April 28, 2021

After committing to the Mountaineers back in May of 2020, freshman offensive lineman Jaden Lindsay enrolled at App State for the spring semester and has been heavily involved in spring practice, earning the opportunity to play with the starters during practice.  There was no fall high school football in North Carolina and Lindsay has been preparing to come to Boone since last summer, electing to...

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“I want to be the first to win it all for App State”

Silas Albright, Sports Editor | April 22, 2021

When App State junior wrestler Jonathan Millner walked off the mat at this year’s NCAA championship after earning prestigious All-American honors, he said the emotion that first overcame him was disappointment.  Wait, so directly after reaching one of the most elite tiers in college sports for only the ninth time in App State history and the first time since 2017, Millner felt disappointed?  “I...

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