Football turns eyes to No. 18 BYU

Kennedy Roy News Editor Troy will face a tough test ahead of them this weekend as the Trojans head to Provo, Utah, to face the 18th ranked BYU Cougars. Kickoff is scheduled for 9:15 p.m. Central Time and will be broadcast on ESPN. Troy is coming off of a spectacular performance in the team’s season opener against Middle Tennessee State where the Trojans crushed the Blue Raiders 47-14. Troy made a statement with this victory showing the rest of the Sun Belt how good the Trojans can be at full…

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Football game time changed

Hanna Cooper Sports Editor   Troy’s season opener against Middle Tennessee State has been moved to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and is set to be aired on ESPN. The game was originally slated for a 3 p.m. kick airing on ESPN2, but with the cancellation of the Georgia Southern and Florida Atlantic game, the game has jumped over to ESPN. Half Shell Oyster Bar & Grill will be hosting a watch party for fans to attend featuring appetizer and drink specials. The Trojans’ opening two games of the season will now…

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Football preseason honors continue to roll in

( Photo / Troy Athletics ) Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer Three Troy football standouts have landed on various watchlists as the season draws closer.  Although Carlton Martial, Kaylon Geiger and Cameron Kaye have been listed as players to watch in the upcoming season, this is not the first preseason recognition the trio has received.  The Athletic, a site covering national sports, listed Carlton Martial as a preseason All-American second-teamer.  The junior linebacker has been named to four other All-American lists this preseason, most notable of which was from CBS Sports.…

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Football set for rival of the Battle for the Palladium

( Photo / Troy Athletics ) Tanner Colvin Staff Writer Troy Football is back in action with the Trojans taking on Middle Tennessee State Saturday at Floyd Stadium in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  Starting quarterback Gunnar Watson is a pro-style quarterback who can throw with force and has terrific touch.  The sophomore has the ability to scramble out of the pocket to pick up yards.  Watson was named starter after the Trojans second scrimmage of the fall.  Carlton Martial will be another pivotal player for the Trojans. The linebacker was named to…

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We’re still waiting for football…

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer Troy football’s originally scheduled home opener against the Warhawks of Louisiana-Monroe has been postponed after a COVID outbreak among the ULM players.  The Sept. 5 Sun Belt matchup has been moved to Dec. 5. Troy Director of Athletics Brent Jones and Troy Head Football Coach Chip Lindsey have been in contact with ULM’s Director of Athletics Scott McDonald and Head Coach Matt Viator to carefully asses the situation.  “I received the unfortunate news that ULM will be unable to take the field on Sept. 5 due…

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