Football 2013 finalized schedule announced

Andrew Clausen

The Appalachian State football organization announced the finalized version of its 2013 schedule Monday.
Students and fans can expect home games against rivals, including Georgia Southern and Western Carolina.

App State will also play University of Georgia Nov. 9 and Montana University in non-conference battles away from home. The Montana game’s time will be announced at a later date, but will take place Aug. 31.

This is the first time the Mountaineers will play the Georgia Bulldogs, who went 12-2 last year and won the Southeastern Conference East Division title. They were ranked No. 4 in the 2012 USA Today coaches’ poll, according to

Appalachian will try to repeat last year’s 35-27 win in this year’s home opener against the University of Montana.

The Grizzlies went 5-6 last year overall and 3-5 in the Big Sky conference. They are 174-24 all-time when at Washington-Grizzly Stadium.

App State’s Family Weekend is Sept. 28 against Charleston Southern, Homecoming is Oct. 12 against Samford and Black Saturday is Oct. 26 against Georgia Southern. All three games will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Ticket information will be announced soon, according to

Story: ANDREW CLAUSEN, Sports Editor