Appalachian State redshirt junior G/T Colby Gossett's finished with Pro Football Focus's best run blocking grade (+37.4) of all guards last year.
Appalachian State three-star sophomore RB Nikia Cathey and incoming three-star freshman RB Marcus Williams Jr. are expected to contribute to a run-heavy attack this fall.
Appalachian State senior DL Nate Norwood fell off from a +16.0 PFF grade in 2014 to +2.4 last year.
Jets signed Appalachian State CB Doug Middleton.
49ers selected Appalachian State DE Ronald Blair with the No. 142 overall pick in the 2016 draft.
Pro Football Focus writer Mike Renner noted that Appalachian State C Jesse Chapman is "one of the most athletic centers in the class."
Rotoworld's Josh Norris ranks Appalachian State DE Ronald Blair as the No. 45 prospect in the draft.
Appalachian State DE Ronald Blair is an "undersized, rotational base end in a 4-3 who might be able to add extra weight and get a look inside as a three-technique thanks to his toughness and strength," writes NFL Media Draft Analyst Lance Zierlein.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler and Rotoworld's Josh Norris both consider Appalachian State DL Ronald Blair a top 50 prospect.
Appalachian State K Zach Matics accepted an invite to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
App State senior DL Ronald Blair has pulled out of the East West Shrine Game due to an injury sustained during training.
Appalachian State senior DB Doug Middleton has accepted an invite to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
Appalachian State senior T Davante Harris accepted an invite to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
Appalachian State sophomore QB Taylor Lamb completed 13-of-26 passes for 124 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Saturday's 31-29 win over Ohio in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl.
Appalachian State junior TE Barrett Burns caught three passes for 32 yards and two touchdowns in Saturday's 31-29 win over Ohio in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl.