ASU Football news and notes

From the Sun Belt Conference

Arkansas State won the Sun Belt Conference regular season championship on Saturday with a win over Troy. The Red Wolves finished SBC play with an unblemished 8-0 record. ASU became only the third program in Sun Belt history to finish league play undefeated. ASU, which has a 10-2 overall record, will play Mid-American Conference champion Northern Illinois in the Bowl on January 8.

Arkansas State is the first team in Sun Belt Conference history to win 10 regular-season games.

ASU won its first outright conference championship since 1986.

ASU is just the third school in Sun Belt history to ever go undefeated in SBCplay, joining Troy (8-0) and North Texas in 2004 (7-0), 2003 (7-0) and 2002 (6-0).

ASU has 10 regular-season victories for the first time since 1975.

ASU extended its overall winning streak to 9 games, the longest since 1975.

ASU finished 6-0 at ASU Stadium for its first undefeated home season since 2005.

ASU won its 7th game this season by a double-figure margin, the most since 1987.