ASU Football News and Notes

From the Sun Belt Conference

A]State now holds its best record through 9 games since 1986 when it was 7]1]1 as a member of the NCAA I]AA Southland Conference. ASU holds a 5]0 conference record for the first time since 1986 when it finished the season 5]0 in the Southland Conference.

ASU has its first six]game winning streak since 1986 when it won eight in a row. ASU's 7 victories are its most ever as an FBS member and its most at any level since 1987.

ASU now has 3 road victories in the same season for the first time since 2006.

ASU has now won five games by a double]figure margin this season, including the last three in a row by 18 or more points. The last time ASU won five games by a double]figure margin was 1987.

Hugh Freeze now has the most victories ever by a HC in his first season at ASU with 7.

Arkansas State has now scored at least 30 points in five games this season, including the last 3 in a row.

Arkansas State recorded over 300 yards of total offense for the 20th time over the last 21 games.

Sr. RB Derek Lawson recorded a career]high 20 rushing attempts for a season]high 91 rushing yards.

Jr. QB Ryan Aplin became the third player in school history to record over 6,000 passing yards in a career. Aplin recorded a career]high four rushing TD's, topping his previous high of two set five times before. His 4 TD's also tie the third most in school history in a single game. He was responsible for 5 TD's, which tied his career high.