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Silvers' 5 TDs leads Troy in 52-7 rout of New Mexico State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Brandon Silvers completed 23 of 37 attempts for 288 yards and five first-half touchdowns as Troy steamrolled New Mexico State 52-7 in a battle of Sun Belt teams in search of a first conference victory Saturday night. Silvers is the first Troy quarterback to throw five touchdown passes in a game since Kelvin Simmons accomplished the feat in 1993 against Alcorn...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Silvers' 5 TDs leads Troy in 52-7 rout of New Mexico State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Brandon Silvers completed 23 of 37 attempts for 288 yards and five first-half touchdowns as Troy steamrolled New Mexico State 52-7 in a battle of Sun Belt teams in search of a first conference victory Saturday night. Silvers is the first Troy quarterback to throw five touchdown passes in a game since Kelvin Simmons accomplished the feat in 1993 against Alcorn...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Silvers' 5 TDs leads Troy in 52-7 rout of New Mexico State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Brandon Silvers completed 23 of 37 attempts for 288 yards and five first-half touchdowns as Troy steamrolled New Mexico State 52-7 in a battle of Sun Belt teams in search of a first conference victory Saturday night. Silvers is the first Troy quarterback to throw five touchdown passes in a game since Kelvin Simmons accomplished the feat in 1993 against Alcorn...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama holds on to 24-18 win over Troy

TROY, Ala. (AP) Cody Clements passed for 205 yards and two touchdowns, and South Alabama's defense came away with a needed stop in its 24-18 win over Troy in the Sun Belt Conference opener for each team Saturday night. Troy (1-3) started its final drive at its own 17, trailing 24-18 with 3:29 remaining. South Alabama's Akeem Lewis stopped Brandon Burks for no gain on fourth-and...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy/South Alabama title belt trophy revealed

In this world of interesting college football rivalries, there have certainly been some interesting trophies. From the Tiger Rag of the LSU/Tulane rivalry to Illibuck of the Ohio State/Illinois rivalry, colleges come up with some unique trophies. The Troy Trojans and South Alabama Jaguars rivalry is only its fourth season, but they now have a pretty cool trophy and it’s probably...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama, Troy have belt-type trophy for rivalry game

The South Alabama Jaguars and Troy Trojans have had a nice rivalry going for the last few years ever since the former joined the Sun Belt Conference. In their fourth edition of the rivalry, the team will finally have a trophy to play for. It’s no secret that many college and professional athletes are huge professional wrestling fans. The two schools have certainly embraced their...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 24 Wisconsin looks to keep defense humming against Troy

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Avoiding turnovers has been a specialty in Troy quarterback Brandon Silvers' short but impressive career. The sophomore hasn't thrown an interception since Oct. 18, 2014, spanning 29 straight quarters. The streak will be even more remarkable if Silvers can keep it going on Saturday on the road against No. 24 Wisconsin and its opportunistic defense. The Trojans...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ruben, Burks score as Troy beats Charleston Southern 44-16

TROY, Ala. (AP) Teddy Ruben and Brandon Burks combined for five touchdowns as Troy defeated Charleston Southern 44-16 Saturday night, giving coach Neal Brown his first win. Ruben, who caught six passes for 89 yards, put the Trojans (1-1) ahead 14-0 with receptions of 47 and 6 yards. He later returned a punt 64 yards for another score. It was Troy's first punt return for a TD since...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy-NC State Preview

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The next step for North Carolina State is finally here. The Wolfpack had a five-win turnaround to reach eight victories in Dave Doeren's second season, ending with a bowl win that pumped plenty of optimism into the program. Saturday's opener against Troy marks the debut of a team that talks confidently about following that up by contending in a tough Atlantic...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Trojans uncover their new swagger apparel for 2015

In a campaign referred as “Rebuild the Wall,” the Trojans of Troy University find themselves sitting on a gold mine in terms of new apparel for the upcoming season, which will be spearheaded by new head coach Neal Brown. From head to toe, the Trojans will alter between three fraternal helmets (chrome, matte and standard) that come complete with Oakley visors and a redesigned...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy hoping for rebound under new coach Neal Brown

TROY, Ala. (AP) The Troy Trojans are hoping to ride new coach Neal Brown's youthful energy to a turnaround. The 35-year-old Brown is gearing up for his first season at a program that fell on hard times after a run of five straight Sun Belt Conference championships. The former Kentucky, Texas Tech and Troy offensive coordinator inherits a team coming off a 3-9 season and going for...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy football player killed in three-car crash

There is some sad news to report today coming from the Troy Trojans football program. After a three-car accident just north of Troy, nineteen-year-old offensive lineman Corey Ryan McCullers was killed. McCullers reportedly hit a vehicle in his car and then crached into a parked travel trailer on the side of the road. He was declared dead at the scene. “This is a terrible tragedy...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe defeats Troy in overtime 58-55

TROY, Ala. (AP) Mack Foster scored a career-high 15 points and Majok Deng also had 15 to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 58-55 overtime victory over Troy on Thursday night. Foster scored four points and Justin Roberson two in a 6-0 run to begin overtime. Musa Abdul-Aleem and Kevin Thomas responded with baskets for Troy to trail 56-54 with 1:49 left. Troy had a chance to take the lead...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State holds off Troy 69-64

TROY, Ala. (AP) Frank Eaves sank six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 29 points to lead Appalachian State to a 69-64 win over Troy on Monday night. Eaves, coming off a 27-point performance Saturday against Georgia State, continued his hot shooting by going 8 of 16 from the floor and 7 of 9 from the line. Tommy Spagnolo added 10 points for Appalachian State (6-10, 3-4 Sun...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas State defeats Troy 57-46 in Sun Belt opener

TROY, Ala. (AP) Ethan Montalvo hit six 3-pointers to finish with 20 points and Texas State defeated Troy 57-46 in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams Tuesday night. Wesley Davis chipped in 13 points and Emani Gant had 10 for the Bobcats (7-3, 1-0). Texas State shot 42.9 percent from the field and outrebounded Troy 41-25. Troy (5-5, 0-1) built an early 15-6 lead, but the...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy edges Nicholls State at buzzer 65-64

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Musa Abdul-Aleem poured in 22 points, including the game-winning buzzer beater, to lead Troy to a 65-64 comeback win over Nicholls State on Sunday. Trailing 41-27 in the second half, Troy (5-4) caught up with a 16-2 run that included back-to-back 3-pointers from Abdul-Aleem, and later took its first lead since before the break on a 5-0 spurt fueled by Kelton...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy tops D-II Fort Valley State 80-63

TROY, Ala. (AP) Musa Abdul-Aleem scored 24 points and Troy defeated Division II Fort Valley State 80-63 on Thursday. Troy (4-3) led 10-1 early behind a layup and 3-pointer from Abdul-Aleem. A 7-2 run later in the half pushed the lead to double digits and the Trojans held a 42-29 advantage at the break. Fort Valley State trimmed its deficit to 10 midway through the second half after...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy rallies to beat Central Arkansas 85-73

TROY, Ala. (AP) Kevin Thomas scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Musa Abdul-Aleem added 19 points, and Troy rallied to beat winless Central Arkansas Saturday 85-73. Oskars Reinfelds came off the bench to score 14 points and Wesley Person Jr. added 12 for the Trojans (3-3), who were outrebounded 30-26 but shot 59.2 percent from the field to the Bears' 45.8 percent. Jordan Howard...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy's Blakeney preparing to end 24th, final year

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Larry Blakeney has been the constant of Troy football through 24 seasons and three levels of competition. From Division II to the current Football Championship Subdivision and now the Football Bowl Subdivision, Blakeney has paced the sideline at a field now named after him. He'll do it one more time when the Trojans finish a disappointing season Saturday against...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Carey, Bingaya lift Southern Miss past Troy 72-70

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Norville Carey stole the ball and broke away for the game-winning dunk with 6 seconds left, lifting Southern Miss over Troy 72-70 on Tuesday night. The Golden Eagles (3-1) fought back from a seven-point halftime deficit, surging to a 67-64 lead after Matt Bingaya's jumper and Chip Armelin's layup. Troy's Chris Bilbo hit a layup and followed with a jumper...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy beats Idaho 34-17

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Brandon Silvers passed for two touchdowns and Jordan Chunn ran for another Saturday to lead Troy to a 34-17 win over Idaho. Silvers was 19 of 25 for 231 yards, with scoring passes of 41 yards to Bryan Holmes on the opening drive, and a 51-yarder to Holmes for a 24-17 halftime lead. Holmes had six catches for 97 yards. Troy (3-8, 3-4 Sun Belt) never trailed and...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy beats Brewton Parker 85-71

TROY, Ala. (AP) Musa Abdul-Aleem scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds as Troy beat Brewton Parker 85-71 on Friday in the season opener for both teams. Chris Bilbo had 15 points and five rebounds for the Trojans. Kevin Thomas and Wesley Person, Jr. each added 12 points. John Walton III scored 10 points and led the team with seven rebounds. Troy had a 36-34 lead at the break...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy beats Georgia State 45-21, snaps 3-game skid

TROY, Ala. (AP) Brandon Silvers threw for a touchdown and ran for another Saturday to help lead Troy to a 45-21 win over Georgia State. Troy (2-8, 2-4 Sun Belt) took the lead for good at the end of the first quarter on a 3-yard touchdown run from Brandon Burks that made it 14-7 and held Georgia State scoreless until the third quarter while putting the game out of reach and snapping...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ellison leads Georgia Southern past Troy, 42-10

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Quarterback Kevin Ellison had three short touchdown runs, and L.A. Ramsby ran for two more scores to help Georgia Southern rout Troy 42-10 on Thursday night. The Eagles (7-2, 6-0 Sun Belt) have won six straight since a 42-38 loss at Georgia Tech. They also lost their opener, 24-23 at North Carolina State. Ellison ran for 99 yards on 13 carries and was 5 of 9...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston leads South Alabama past Troy, 27-13

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Kendall Houston ran for 178 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries and South Alabama beat Troy 27-13 on Friday night for its fourth straight victory. Xavier Johnson added 107 yards rushing and a score on 15 carries for the Jaguars (5-2, 4-1 Sun Belt). Brandon Bridge was 9 of 21 for 106 yards and a touchdown. South Alabama made it 24-6 in the third quarter on Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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