How to Watch Troy Trojans vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers – December 2

The Troy Trojans (10-2) will put their ninth-ranked scoring defense to the test against the Appalachian State Mountaineers (8-4) and the No. 17 scoring offense in the nation, on Saturday, December 2, 2023. The Trojans are favored by 6 points in the outing. The game has an over/under of 53 points.

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Trojans vs. Mountaineers Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023
  • Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Troy, Alabama
  • Venue: Veterans Memorial Stadium (AL)

Trojans Insights

  • The Trojans own the 44th-ranked offense this season (423.4 yards per game), and they’ve been even better on defense, ranking 11th-best with only 300.3 yards allowed per game.
  • The Trojans own the 54th-ranked offense this season (29.7 points per game), and they’ve been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking ninth-best with only 16.7 points allowed per game.
  • Troy is totaling 273.3 passing yards per game on offense (28th in the FBS), and ranks 29th on the other side of the ball with 198.0 passing yards allowed per game.
  • On defense, the Trojans have been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 14th-best by allowing just 102.3 per game. They rank 78th on offense (150.2 rushing yards per game).
  • Troy sports the 48th-ranked offense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (41.7% percentage), and has been more effective defensively, ranking 15th-best with a 30.7% third-down percentage allowed.
  • The Trojans rank 65th in college football with an even turnover margin after forcing 12 turnovers (70th in the FBS) while committing 12 (54th in the FBS).

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Mountaineers Insights

  • Appalachian State’s offense has been consistently moving the chains, putting up 457.6 total yards per game (15th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 70th by allowing 383.7 total yards per game.
  • Appalachian State’s defense ranks 70th in the FBS with 26.7 points surrendered per game, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks 17th-best by racking up 35.8 points per game.
  • The Mountaineers’ pass offense has been excelling, piling up 278.4 passing yards per contest (23rd-best) this season. Defensively, they rank 49th by surrendering 214.8 passing yards per game.
  • Appalachian State ranks 46th in the FBS with 179.2 rushing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 97th with 168.8 rushing yards surrendered per game on the defensive side of the ball.
  • With a 42.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense, the Mountaineers rank 41st in the FBS. Defensively, they rank 78th, giving up a 39.9% third-down rate.
  • At +4, Appalachian State owns the 33rd-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 17 forced turnovers (11th in the FBS) and 13 turnovers committed (72nd in the FBS).

Trojans Leaders

  • Gunnar Watson has 3,135 passing yards, 26 touchdowns and five interceptions this year. He has completed 60.8% of his attempts, averaging 261.3 yards per game and 8.3 per attempt.
  • Kimani Vidal has collected 1,350 rushing yards (fifth in the FBS) with nine touchdowns (112.5 yards per game through 12 games). His 5.3 yards per attempt rank 111th in college football.
  • Vidal’s zero targets in the passing game have resulted in 17 catches (1.4 per game) for 198 yards (16.5 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Chris Lewis has nine touchdown catches this season, and has 29 catches for 636 yards on zero targets, while averaging 3.2 catches and 70.7 yards per game.

Mountaineers Leaders

  • Joey Aguilar has passed for 3,271 yards this year, with 33 touchdowns (third in the FBS) and nine interceptions. He is completing 63.5% of his attempts while averaging 272.6 yards per game and 8.4 per attempt.
  • Aguilar has also rushed for two touchdowns and 274 yards (fourth on the Mountaineers).
  • Kaedin Robinson has 717 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns on 53 receptions, while being targeted zero times.
  • Nathaniel Noel is averaging 78.0 rushing yards per game this season (780 total yards), while scoring five rushing touchdowns.
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