LARAMIE, Wyo. - Appalachian State University announced on Friday, that the Wyoming-Appalachian State football game on Saturday, Oct. 3 will kick off at 1:30 p.m., Mountain Time (3:30 p.m., E.T.).
The game will mark the first time that Appalachian State will host a non-conference NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) opponent. ASU was a member of NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), formerly Division I-AA, for 32 years prior to moving up to the highest level of college football. Appalachian State is a member of the Sun Belt Conference along with Arkansas State, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Idaho, Louisiana Lafayette, Louisiana Monroe, New Mexico State, South Alabama, Texas State and Troy. The Cowboys and Mountaineers have met only one previous time, back in 2004 in Laramie, Wyo. The Cowboys captured a 53-7 victory in that initial meeting.
Television coverage of this year’s meeting will be finalized on Monday, Sept. 21, per the Sun Belt Conference’s contractual agreement with ESPN.