The East Carolina Pirates (0-2) visit the Appalachian State Mountaineers (1-1) at Kidd Brewer Stadium on Saturday, September 16, 2023.

Despite having a bottom-25 defense that ranks 21st-worst in the FBS (443.5 yards allowed per game), Appalachian State has put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking 43rd in the FBS offensively totaling 444 yards per game. East Carolina ranks seventh-worst in total yards per game (252), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 98th in the FBS with 397 total yards surrendered per contest.

We dig deep into all of the info you need to know about this contest in this article, including how to watch on ESPN+.

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Appalachian State vs. East Carolina Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • City: Boone, North Carolina
  • Venue: Kidd Brewer Stadium

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Appalachian State vs. East Carolina Key Statistics

Appalachian State East Carolina
444 (58th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 252 (126th)
443.5 (102nd) Def. Yards Avg. (Rank) 397 (86th)
184.5 (46th) Rush Yards Avg. (Rank) 124.5 (95th)
259.5 (53rd) Pass Yards Avg. (Rank) 127.5 (126th)
1 (9th) Turnovers (Rank) 3 (69th)
3 (48th) Takeaways (Rank) 1 (109th)

Appalachian State Stats Leaders

  • Joey Aguilar has 449 yards passing for Appalachian State, completing 58.9% of his passes and throwing six touchdowns and one interception this season. He's also contributed on the ground with 50 rushing yards (25 ypg) on nine carries.
  • Nate Noel has racked up 244 yards on 50 carries while finding the end zone three times as a runner.
  • Maquel Haywood has piled up 88 yards on 21 attempts.
  • DaShaun Davis' 143 yards as a receiver lead the team. He's been targeted 13 times and has registered nine catches and two touchdowns.
  • Kaedin Robinson has hauled in six receptions totaling 97 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Dalton Stroman has compiled four catches for 83 yards, an average of 41.5 yards per game. He's scored one time as a receiver this season.

East Carolina Stats Leaders

  • Mason Garcia has been a dual threat for East Carolina this season. He has 142 passing yards (71 per game) while completing 51.2% of his passes. He's tossed one touchdown pass and two interceptions this season. On the ground, he's compiled 154 yards (77 ypg) on 24 carries.
  • Rahjai Harris has been given 14 carries and totaled 51 yards.
  • Jsi Hatfield leads his squad with 69 receiving yards on six catches.
  • Jaylen Johnson has seven receptions (on 14 targets) for a total of 67 yards (33.5 yards per game) this year.
  • Javious Bond's three catches (on four targets) have netted him 31 yards (15.5 ypg).

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