New coach chips in, sets eyes on wins: inside Troy Athletics

Ashley Sulzby photo Quarterback Sawyer Smith hands off to running back B.J. Smith under the eye of new head coach Chip Lindsey during spring practice. Scott Watkins Connecting to the student body is important for the head coach of a school’s flagship athletic program, and Troy’s new head football coach, Chip Lindsey, has no plans to Read More

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T-Day; Trojan football is back with Troy’s annual spring game

Chris Wallace photo Sophomore running back DK Billingsley (top right) breaks through the secondary of the white squad, shedding a diving defender. Scott Shelton Staff Writer Troy football held its annual T-Day Spring Game at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday where fans got their first look at the 2019 squad. Defense ruled much of the first Read More

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Silvers signed to Jets

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor The New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) have signed former Troy quarterback Brandon Silvers.  The Jets announced the acquisition on April, 10. After finishing his time with the Trojans, Silvers went to play for the Memphis Express, a football program in the Alliance of American Football (AAF). During four Read More

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Marcus Jones to explore options

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor Troy All-American Marcus Jones has placed his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal for the 2019 season, as first reported by AL.com and confirmed by the Southeast Sun late Tuesday evening.  Through the NCAA transfer portal, the upcoming junior is exploring his transfer options through open communication with coaches across the country. Read More

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