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Appalachian State rolls past Jacksonville 45-14

Sep 11, 2010 - 11:34 PM BOONE, N.C.(AP) -- DeAndre Presley passed for 285 yards and four touchdowns, three to Brian Quick, as Appalachian State defeated Jacksonville 45-14 Saturday.

Presley passed for two touchdowns in each half as the Mountaineers (2-0), who are 59-19-2 in home openers, took a 17-7 halftime lead over the Dolphins (1-1), then put the game away with four second-half scores.

Quick, who had six receptions for 132 yards, scored the Mountaineers' first touchdown on a 41-yard reception, then caught a 15-yard scoring pass with 2:45 left in the first half. He scored on another 41-yarder with 1:48 left in the third quarter for a 31-14 lead.

Presley, the Mountaineers' leading rusher with 101 yards on 16 carries, also threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Ben Jorden.

Dolphins quarterback Josh McGregor completed 13 of 30 passes for 169 yards and a 30-yard touchdown to Rudell Small.