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Troy’s Tyler Sumpter Named to Groza Award Watch List

TROY, Alabama – Troy junior kicker Tyler Sumpter has been named to the Groza Award Watch List, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced Wednesday. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top place kicker. A native of Hoover, Ala., Sumpter earned All-Sun Belt Second Team honors following last season and in this preseason after connecting on 18-of-24 field…

Troy University Night at the Montgomery Biscuits Set for August 3

TROY, Alabama – Troy University and the Montgomery Biscuits are teaming up for Troy University Night on Saturday, Aug. 3, when the Biscuits take on the Chattanooga Lookouts. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. at Riverwalk Stadium. Troy fans are encouraged to wear their favorite Troy gear to the game and come early to mix-and-mingle with Troy coaches and…

Troy names Jones new Athletic Director

TROY, Alabama – Brent Jones was introduced as Troy University’s new Director of Athletics following a two-year stint as Troy’s Deputy Director of Athletics for External Operations, Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., announced at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. “Since the inception of Trojan athletics in 1909, nine athletic directors have served the university, and I have been privileged to…

Former Troy Hooper Signs with Iowa State

Troy transfer Javan Johnson has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Monday that Johnson, who averaged 10.4 points a game last season, will join the team next fall. Johnson will sit out next season due to the NCAA’s transfer guidelines and be eligible to play the next two seasons after that. Johnson, a 6-foot-7 forward, started all 30…

Troy Athletic Director Jeremy McClain Leaving for Southern Miss

Troy University has announced that Jeremy McClain, who has been athletic director since 2015, is leaving for a similar position at Southern Mississippi. “Jeremy McClain is not only a good man — in my opinion, he is one of America’s most promising young leaders in intercollegiate athletics administration,” Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, said in a statement on the Troy…

Chip Lindsey Named New Head Coach of Troy Trojans

Chip Lindsey is set to become the next head coach for the Troy Trojans. This comes days after Neal Brown left the program to take the head coaching job at West Virginia. Lindsey was the Auburn Offensive Coordinator who had in recent weeks accepted the Offensive Coordinator job at Kansas. After a short stint with Les Miles and the Jayhawks, Lindsey…

Sources: Neal Brown Finalizing Deal to Become Next West Virginia Head Coach

Two people familiar with the situation say West Virginia and Troy’s Neal Brown are completing a deal to make him the next coach of the Mountaineers. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contract was not yet final. Brown would replace Dana Holgorsen, who this week left West Virginia to become Houston’s coach. Yahoo!…