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Calhoun’s Lamb leads App State to win, picks up bowl MVP honors

Former Calhoun High School standout Taylor Lamb led his Appalachian State Mountaineers to a second straight Camellia Bowl win on Saturday night in Montgomery, and this time picked up MVP honors in the process. Led by Lamb, App State edged out Toledo 31-28 in a game that was tit for tat all night, and came down to a field goal in the end. The Mountaineers won the same bowl 31-29 last season over Ohio.

Former Calhoun High School standout Taylor Lamb led his Appalachian State Mountaineers to a second straight Camellia Bowl win on Saturday night in Montgomery, and this time picked up MVP honors in the process.

Led by Lamb, App State edged out Toledo 31-28 in a game that was tit for tat all night, and came down to a field goal in the end. The Mountaineers won the same bowl 31-29 last season over Ohio.

In the game, Lamb picked up 119 yards and a touchdown through the air, and another touchdown on 126 yards rushing. Wrapping up his junior season, the third year starter racked up 1,299 yards on the ground, and 6,930 yards passing in his career.

Lamb is the nephew of Calhoun head football coach Hal Lamb, and the son of Mercer, and former Furman head coach Bobby Lamb. He was the winning quarterback in Calhoun’s upset of Buford in the 2011 AA State Championship Game as a junior.

 

 

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