BOONE, N.C. -- Jamal Jackson threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and Steven Miller rushed for a career-high 202 yards and two scores as Appalachian State routed Coastal Carolina 55-14 Saturday.
The Mountaineers (3-2) amassed 286 yards in the first quarter en route to a 21-0 lead and had 405 by halftime. They finished with 684 yards total offense, their highest total since gaining 712 in a 52-16 win over Georgia Southern on Oct. 24, 2009, while the Chanticleers (2-3) had 304.
Appalachian State had 399 yards rushing, with Miller scoring on runs of 3 and 75 yards among his 17 carries.
Jackson completed 19 of 27 passes for 285 yards. with Sean Price catching eight for 128 yards, including touchdown receptions of 69 and 9 yards. The freshman tied a school record with his third straight 100-yard receiving game.
Coastal Carolina's Aramis Hillary passed for 145 yards and two touchdowns.
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