Elon, playing entertaining football before a record home crowd of 13,100, probably needed to be perfect Saturday to defeat the Appalachian State who was suffering a bad case of the Red A$$ after being upset last weekend by Wofford.
Riddle was again productive, but burdened by two interceptions – one of which was returned for a touchdown and a 42-24 Mountaineer lead. Along the way, Elon receiver Michael Mayers set a Southern Conference record with 387 all-purpose yards.
Riddle was 32-51 for 307 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.
"We can go two different ways on this thing," said Riddle, a true freshman from Eastern Randolph who threw for 307 yards. "We want to go the good way, win the rest of our games and go 9-2.
Here’s a nice piece on the Riddle family from Fox Sports:http://www.myfoxwghp.com/myfox/pages/Sports/Detail?contentId=4444634&version=1&locale=EN-US&layoutCode=VSTY&pageId=6.9.1