Sept. 1, 2007: Appalachian State upsets Michigan

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On Sept. 1, 2007, Appalachian State pulled one of college football's biggest upsets ever, defeating No. 5 Michigan in front of more than 109,000 fans at Michigan Stadium.

Appalachian State wide receiver Dexter Jackson (2) celebrates
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Appalachian State wide receiver Dexter Jackson (2) celebrates his 20-yard touchdown reception with teammate Hans Batichon (3) as Michigan safety Jamar Adams, left, looks on during the second quarter of a college football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Jackson scored two touchdowns in a 34-32 win over No. 5 Michigan.

Appalachian State defensive back Corey Lynch fields the
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Appalachian State defensive back Corey Lynch fields the ball after blocking a Michigan field goal in the closing seconds of their 34-32 win in a college a football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Lynch returned the ball 62 yards, before being tackle as time ran out.

Appalachian State kicker Julian Rauch (91) and offensive
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Appalachian State kicker Julian Rauch (91) and offensive linebacker Brett Irvin celebrate their 34-32 win over Michigan in a football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Rauch kicked a 24-yard field goal, with 26 second remaining, for the win.

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Appalachian State coach Jerry Moore is carried off
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Appalachian State coach Jerry Moore is carried off the field at Michigan Stadium by his players after they upset No. 5 Michigan 34-32 in a football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Michigan kicker Jason Gingell reacts as his field
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Michigan kicker Jason Gingell reacts as his field goal attempt is blocked by Appalachian State defensive back Corey Lynch not shown, bounces past him in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter of a College football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Lynch recovered his own block and returned it 62 yards as time ran out. Applachian State upset No. 5 Michigan 34-32.

A Michigan fan sits in Michigan Stadium after
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A Michigan fan sits in Michigan Stadium after their 34-32 upset-loss to Appalachian State in a football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Appalachian State wide receiver Dexter Jackson (2) is
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Appalachian State wide receiver Dexter Jackson (2) is tackled by Michigan cornerback Trent Morgan (14) in the fourth quarter of a football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Jackson scored two touchdowns in Appalachian State's 34-32 upset of No. 5 Michigan.

Appalachian State's bench celebrates as kicker Julian Raunch,
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Appalachian State's bench celebrates as kicker Julian Raunch, foreground, watches his 24-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter that beat NBo. 5 Michigan 34-32 in a college football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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Appalachian State coach Jerry Moore is congratulated by
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Appalachian State coach Jerry Moore is congratulated by linebacker Cam Speer after their 34-32 upset of No. 5 Michigan in a football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Appalachian State quarterback Armanti Edwards dives over Michigan
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Appalachian State quarterback Armanti Edwards dives over Michigan linebacker John Thompson (49) and cornerback Brandon Harrison to score their fourth touchdown of the game during the second quarter of a college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Appalachian State running back Kevin Richardson (28) is
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Appalachian State running back Kevin Richardson (28) is tackled by Michigan safeties Stevie Brown, right, and Jamar Adams (22) after getting a first down in the first quarter of a college football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Appalachian State running back Kevin Richardson celebrates their
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Appalachian State running back Kevin Richardson celebrates their 34-32 win over Michigan in a football game in this Sept. 1, 2007 file photo, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Appalachian State coach Jerry Moore is carried off
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Appalachian State coach Jerry Moore is carried off the field at Michigan Stadium by players Tony Robertson, right, and Brad Coley, left, after upsetting No. 5 Michigan 34-32 in a college football game Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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