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2017 NFL Draft Profile: Antonio Garcia, Troy

Garcia has the athleticism teams’ covet, and adding size will only improve his draft stock. Trevor Ruszkowksi-USA TODAY Sports Antonio Garcia- Offensive Tackle, Troy Trojans HEIGHT: 6’6” WEIGHT: 302 ARM LENTH: 33 3/8” HANDS: 9 7/8” PROJECTION: 2ND-3RD ROUND 40 YD DASH (NFL Combine): 5.15 sec BENCH PRESS (NFL Combine): 24 VERTICAL (NFL Combine): 31” BROAD JUMP...
Via Underdog Dynasty
April 18, 2017

No. 1, 2 seeds in Sun Belt fall; Troy tops Georgia St. 74-63

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Wesley Person scored 16 points, Jordon Varnado had 15 points and nine rebounds, and sixth-seeded Troy upset No. 2 seed Georgia State 74-63 on Saturday in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. Top-seeded UT Arlington also lost on Saturday, setting up a finals matchup with No. 4 seed Texas State on Sunday. It will be the Trojans' first championship game since losing...
Via Associated Press
March 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Texas-Arlington beats Troy for share of Sun Belt title

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Jorge Bilbao scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Faith Pope added 14, and Texas-Arlington dominated down low to beat Troy 82-67 on Monday night and clinch a share of the Sun Belt Conference regular season title. Jalen Jones and Kevin Hervey scored 13 apiece for the Mavericks (23-6, 13-3), who shot 50 percent from the floor to Troy's 41 percent and...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Troy Trojans defeat Ohio to close out a fine season

The Troy Trojans defeated Ohio 28-23 in the Dollar General Bowl to close out the school’s best season as an FBS member. Make no mistake about it: this was a fantastic season for Neal Brown’s club. After finishing 4-8 last year, the Trojans won 10 games for the first time since moving up to the FBS level in 2001. They also pushed Clemson to the limit in the second game of the...
Via The Student Section
December 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Dollar General Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's.You may not know much about Ohio and...
Via Yardbarker
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Thanks to Troy & Appalachian State, it might be the Sun Belt’s time to shine

Just two teams from outside the power conferences appear in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings: The No. 21 Western Michigan Broncos (10-0 after winning on Tuesday night) and No. 22 Boise State Broncos (8-1). But to only focus solely on those two ignores the depth of the “Group of Five” this year, which boasts quite a few teams that could crash the New Year’s bowls...
Via The Comeback
November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Troy reveals amazing new white helmets

The Troy Trojans have not been in contention for the Sun Belt championship for some time as they have missed making a bowl game for five straight years. While they may not compete for the crown this year, it certainly looks like they could look like a winning team this year. They have been teasing new uniforms for some time this offseason and Wednesday, they finally revealed at least...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Look: Troy Trojans unveil new white helmets

The Troy Trojans football program unveiled these new white helmets earlier today on social media….. Coming soon … pic.twitter.com/ruaNGQ9oMD — Troy Football (@TroyTrojansFB) June 22, 2016 The post Look: Troy Trojans unveil new white helmets appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Troy DB Nathan Harris killed in motorcycle accident

The Troy Trojans were struck with tragedy Saturday afternoon when they learned of defensive back Nathan Harris being killed in a motorcycle accident. It was certainly some terrible news for the team to endure and the entire Trojan nation is shocked by the death. Troy confirmed the sad news on Saturday afternoon. Harris was just a redshirt freshman and only 19 years old. “This is...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Troy team, coaches hilariously dance, embarrass themselves

The Troy Trojans didn’t have a great season in 2015 as they went 4-8 and missed a bowl game for the fifth straight season. You would think that would motivate them to use all their practice time wisely as they try to improve going into the 2016 season. However, they decided to take a break from their hard work and make a pretty humorous dance video. The coaches, players, and what...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Three Point Play: Thoughts on Seton Hall's Victory Over Troy

Isaiah Whitehead had 17 points against Troy/nydaliynewsSeton Hall survived a scare from a pesky Troy Trojans team that while ranked in the 280's in division 1 they sure didn't play like it on Thursday night at the Prudential Center. Here are three thoughts about the Pirates victory over the Trojans: 1. Desi Rodriguez has turned into an absolute weapon at the 3 spot on the floor...
Via College Hoops Digest
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

USC head coach Clay Helton fires four assistants

USC decided to keep on Clay Helton as its head coach, but heading into the 2016 season, there will be some big changes. Sunday night, Helton and the school announced that four of the team’s coaches have been let go. Defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox is the most notable. Defensive backs coach Keith Heyward, offensive line coach Bob Connelly, and defensive line coach Chris Wilson...
Via College Spun
December 06, 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 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

Troy beats NMSU to end losing skid

TROY, Ala. -- Chandler Worthy returned a kickoff for a touchdown, caught a pass for another and Troy forced four turnovers, ending its losing streak 41-24 against New Mexico State on Saturday. Troy (1-5, 1-1 Sun Belt) jumped out 10-0 when Brandon Silvers capped a 12-play, 85-yard game-opening drive with a TD run, and Ryan Kay followed with a 29-yard field goal. Kay also hit from...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy hands UALR first Sun Belt loss, 75-62

Jeff Mullahey had 17 points with nine rebounds and Tevin Calhoun added 17 points of his own as Troy defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 75-62 Saturday night. Troy (7-9, 2-2 Sun Belt) closed the first half on an 11-5 run with Mullahey making a layup and two free throws and Westley Hinton hitting a 3-pointer to grab a 35-28 halftime lead. A 3-pointer from Mullahey put the Trojans up 51...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy holds off Belhaven in 74-62 comeback win

Jeff Mullahey scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Troy University to a 74-62 comeback win over Belhaven on Saturday. Troy (5-7) trailed 35-31 at the break but used a 24-14 second half rebounding advantage to take control of the game, seizing the lead on a Hunter Williams 3-pointer to hold off Belhaven down the stretch. Antoine Myers contributed 21 points for the...
Via Associated Press
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy's bowl eligible with 42-28 win over Texas St.

Jordan Chunn rushed for two touchdowns to help Troy became bowl eligible for the sixth time in eight seasons with a 42-28 win over Texas State on Friday. Chunn set a Troy (6-6, 4-3 Sun Belt) record for touchdowns by a freshman with his 13th in the second quarter. He added another in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run. Sun Belt newcomer Texas State (6-6, 2-5) has now lost three...
Via Associated Press
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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