Troy to face ranked powerhouse Wisconsin

Michael Kastner Contributor Coming off a victory in its home opener, Troy travels to Madison, Wisconsin this weekend to face a perennial powerhouse from the Big Ten, the Wisconsin Badgers. “Wisconsin is about what you expect,” Head Coach Neal Brown said. “They’re really well coached and they are big and physical. They’ve won a lot of football games; they are a top 25 team. I think they would probably be higher ranked, but they played Alabama.” Wisconsin is 1-1 this season, fresh off of a 58-0 pounding of Miami-Ohio. Known…

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Troy football prepares for 2015-2016 season

  Michael Kastner Staff Writer This season will have a different outlook for the Troy football program. A lot of big names from last year’s team look to improve this season and are already making noise in the Sun Belt Conference as well as nationally. Three Trojans, including senior safety Montres Kitchens, were named to the Sun Belt’s preseason all-conference teams. Senior offensive lineman Dalton Bennett was selected for the Rimington Award Watch List for this upcoming season, an award given to the nation’s top center. Senior running back Brandon…

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Troy vs Georgia State Preview

Wes Fortson Staff Writer   After two weeks on the road and stressful matches against South Alabama and Georgia Southern, Troy returns to Veterans Memorial Stadium to face off against Georgia State this Saturday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Troy really struggled last Thursday, Oct. 30, against the Eagles of Georgia Southern. The team only had a total of 154 offensive yards including just 13 passing yards. The Georgia State Panthers are 1-8 (0-6 Sun Belt) and have struggled on defense as well. They have allowed over 300 rushing yards,…

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Troy vs Georgia Southern Preview

Wes Fortson Staff Writer   This week Troy will pay a visit to the Georgia Southern Eagles at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Georgia on Thursday, Oct. 30. Troy suffered a tough loss against in-state rival South Alabama last week by a score of 27-13, but still has to look forward to try and put up a fight against Georgia Southern. The Eagles are 6-2 (5-0 Sun Belt) and are first in current Sun Belt standings after stomping Georgia State last week 69-31. Georgia Southern is averaging nearly 45 points per…

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Troy vs South Alabama Preview

Wes Fortson Staff Writer   After a devastating loss to Appalachian State at home last week, the Trojans will travel to in-state rival South Alabama and try to bring home a win on Friday, Oct. 24. The Jaguars currently have a record of 4-2 (3-1 Sun Belt) and are coming off of a hard fought win against Georgia State. Last year’s matchup between these two teams ended in historic fashion as Troy stole away a victory with a game winning touchdown pass from former quarterback Corey Robinson to former wide…

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