LAFAYETTE, La. -- Zac Thomas scored twice on 7-yard sneaks, the last coming with 1:56 remaining, and Appalachian State beat Louisiana-Lafayette 17-7 on Wednesday night in a rematch of the Sun Belt championship game.
Appalachian State (5-0, 2-0 Sun Belt) broke a tie with Florida for the third-longest active winning streak in the FBS with 11, trailing Ohio State (12) and Clemson (20).
Both of Thomas' touchdown runs capped 95-plus yard drives. He opened the scoring in the first quarter with a run to the left side of the end zone on a 95-yard drive and capped it with a 19-play, 97-yarder.
Thomas completed 11 of 17 passes for 147 yards and had 15 rushes for 63 yards. Darrynton Evans added 69 yards on the ground as the Mountaineers rushed for 196 yards on 53 carries.
Levi Lewis threw for 131 yards and a touchdown for Louisiana-Lafayette (4-2, 1-1). ULL tied it at 7 with eight second left in the first half as Lewis found fullback Nick Ralston open over the middle for a 14-yard score.
App State goes up 20-9 on QB sneak
Appalachian State goes up 20-9 after the one-yard touchdown from QB Zac Thomas.
Texas State wins back-and-forth battle with S. Alabama 30-28
Joshua Rowland kicked a 31-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter lifting Texas State to a 30-28 victory over South Alabama Saturday in a game that saw the lead swapped eight times.
Northern Iowa jumps out early, holds off Indiana State 17-9
Will McElvain threw a touchdown pass and Trevor Allen ran for another score in the first half, and Northern Iowa held off Indiana State for a 17-9 victory on Saturday night.
Kelley, SE Louisiana beat Cent. Arkansas 34-0
Cole Kelley passed for a touchdown and ran for four more and Southeastern Louisiana beat Central Arkansas 34-0 on Saturday to move into a four-way tie for first in the Southland Conference standings.
Clemson O-Lineman Simpson barrels in for TD
Clemson offensive lineman John Simpson takes the handoff up the middle for a one-yard touchdown.
Young hauls in 29-yard TD for Duke
Duke gets its first touchdown of the game as Quentin Harris completes a pass to Aaron Young for a 29-yard touchdown.