CLEMSON — An interception in overtime set up the game-winning field goal and The Citadel beat Appalachian State 31-28 in a Southern Conference battle Saturday.
Mitchell Jeter picked off a deflected pass by Mountaineers quarterback Kameron Bryant to stop Appalachian State’s first drive in overtime. Thomas Warren then kicked the game-winning 25-yard field goal to lift The Citadel to 2-4, 2-2.
Ben Dupree ran for two tochdowns, giving the Bulldogs their first lead in the third quarter at 21-14 with a 53-yard scoring run. Darien Robinson also scored twice, on runs of 2 yards each.
Bryant threw for a touchdown and his 2-yard run for Appalachian State (1-4, 1-1) tied the game at 28-all at the end of regulation play. Marcus Cox had scoring runs of 3 and 23 yards and caught 7 passes for 95 yards. Cox had more catches than any other receiver in the game.