Archive - Oct 7, 2012 - Sports Article
You don't need to remind Steve Smith about the importance of beating Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
"It's beyond important â€” it's essential," Smith said.
Since Smith arrived in Carolina in 2001, the Panthers (1-3) have started the season 1-4 three times. None of them turned out particularly well.
That's not surprising.
Quarterback Jamal Jackson threw for 304 yards and four touchdowns, helping Appalachian State knock off Elon 35-23 during the Mountaineers' Homecoming game on Saturday in Boone.
Jackson's 300-yard passing game is the third of his career, as he moved into ninth all time in career passing yards at ASU (3,726).
The Lenoir-Rhyne football team picked up its first road win of the season in a 34-6 triumph over Brevard on Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference play.
L-R senior quarterback Reuben Haynes ran for two touchdowns and the Bears finished with 317 yards on the ground en route to their second-straight victory.