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Trojans upset on the road

KeyShon Taggart Staff Writer   The Troy Trojans fell to the Liberty Flames 22-16 on the road on Saturday, the first road loss on the year. After a quiet first quarter, the Trojans would score in the final seconds with 23 yard touchdown from Sawyer Smith to Deondre Douglas to complete a 6 play, 86-yard drive. Read More

Trojans take top spot in East

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer Troy showed Veterans Memorial Stadium just how dominant a team it can be in Saturday’s game. Troy (4-1, 2-0 Sunbelt) capped off the 45-21 win over Coastal Carolina (3-2, 1-1 Sunbelt) in large part due to nine total team sacks, the most against any team in any game in the NCAA this Read More

Football preps for midweek matchup

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy football team will face the Georgia State Panthers tonight (Thursday) at 6:30 on ESPNU in a nationally televised showdown of Sun Belt East opponents. Troy is coming off a dominating 45-21 win over Coastal Carolina, and now the Trojans lead all Sun Belt teams with two wins so far this Read More

Trojans roll Coastal, win big at home 45-21

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer In a game that posted a combined 784 yards of total offense, the Troy Trojans remained undefeated in conference play, knocking off Coastal Carolina 45-21. On the opening kick-off, sophomore defensive back Marcus Jones returned a 96-yard kick for a touchdown and became Troy’s (4-1, 2-0 Sunbelt) all-time leader in kickoff returns Read More

The Sun Belt state of the union

Scott Watkins Staff Writer For the majority of college football teams, the season is already a third of the way done. Fans of the game wait through one of the longest offseasons in American sports only for the season to be over in the blink of an eye. With the season racing by, now may be Read More

Troy tops ULM on the road, 35-27

Quarterback Kaleb Barker scored four touchdowns as the Troy football team opened Sun Belt Conference play with a 35-27 road win over the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks. On its final drive, Louisiana-Monroe got deep into Troy territory, but an interception by Marcus Jones sealed the game for the Trojans and stopped a second-half comeback by the Warhawks. Troy Read More

Trojans to face Warhawks on the road

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy football team will head to Monroe, Louisiana, to take on the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks after beating the Nebraska Cornhuskers on the road last Saturday.  Troy begins Sun Belt Play at Louisiana-Monroe, the team picked to finish second in the Sun Belt West and fourth overall.  Troy notched its second win in Read More

Trojans slay another giant

KeyShon Taggart Staff Writer The “Giant Slayers” of Troy have done it again. In front of a packed crowd of 89,360 at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, the Troy Trojans beat the Nebraska Cornhuskers 24-19.  Troy (2-1, 0-0 Sun Belt) was coming into this game 1-1 after beating Florida A&M convincingly last week, while the Cornhuskers and Read More

Yeah, we won. So now what?

Scott Watkins Staff Writer For the second time in as many a year, Troy walked into a packed Power Five stadium and walked out with a victory. Last year, it was a ranked LSU team that was stunned in Death Valley. This year’s victim was Scott Frost’s Nebraska Cornhuskers. Neal Brown’s knack for winning the big Read More

Troy stuns Nebraska, 24-19

For the second time in two seasons, the Troy football team has knocked off a Power 5 opponent, first in LSU, and now in Nebraska. The Trojans traveled to Lincoln and won 24-19 in front of a sold-out crowd in the Cornhusker’s home opener. “I’m proud of our guys,” Troy head coach Neal Brown said. “I thought Read More

Troy routs FAMU for first win

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor The Troy football team bounced back from week one’s blowout loss to Boise State by dismantling Florida A&M 59-7 at home. The Trojans (1-1, 0-0 Sun Belt) jumped out to an early 21-0 first quarter lead over the Rattlers and never looked back as the Troy offense posted 477 total yards in Read More