Trojans set for a repeat?

KeyShon Taggart Staff Writer The Troy Trojans are in a very interesting position heading into this Homecoming weekend.  The Trojans are 6-2 and 4-0 in the Sun Belt Conference, tied at the top of their division with Georgia Southern. After Appalachian State’s loss this past week to Georgia Southern, the Trojans have an opportunity to beat both teams and win yet another Sun Belt Championship with games against both teams coming Nov. 11 and Nov. 24. The question is, what is going on with the Trojans after the slip-up against Liberty…

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Trojans upset on the road

Troy Athletics photo Redshirt sophomore quarterback Sawyer Smith (above), in his first start on the season, posted 135 yards through the air in Troy’s first road loss of the year. Smith went 13-25 with one interception while backup quarterback Gunnar Watson completed three of his four attempts for 25 yards. Liberty’s Stephen Calvert went 17-31 through the air, posting 238 yards in arguably Liberty’s biggest win on the 2018 season.   KeyShon Taggart Staff Writer The Troy football team traveled on the road to play the Liberty Flames in Lynchburg,…

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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. Liberty would quickly strike back with a touchdown of their own at the start of the second quarter with a 10 play, 75-yard drive that was finished with a 29-yard touchdown pass from Stephen…

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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 first-year coach Scott Frost were trying to bounce back after losing at home to Colorado and losing starting quarterback Adrian Martinez to a right leg injury. The Trojan defense started the game with a…

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