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Division I Basketball is set to begin on November 25th

The Division I Council approved moving the first contest date in Division I men’s and women’s basketball to Nov. 25 for the 2020-21 season. No exhibition games or closed scrimmages will be allowed before that date. Moving the start date back from Nov. 10 is intended to have contests begin when at least three-quarters of Division I schools will have…

Troy Basketball Players, Davis and Rushing, named to ASUN All-Decade Team

TROY, Ala. — Former Troy men’s basketball standouts Greg Davis and Robert Rushing were named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Decade Team (2001-10), the conference announced Wednesday. The 22-man team was comprised of players who competed for at least two ASUN seasons during the decade and earned either three first-team All-Conference honors, four All-Conference selections, multiple Scholar-Athlete or Player of the…

Troy Postpones Season Opener against ULM to December

TROY, Alabama – Troy’s football season opener scheduled for Sept. 5 against ULM has been rescheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, at 2:30 p.m. the Sun Belt Conference announced Thursday. Positive tests at ULM – followed by contact tracing, quarantines, and return to play protocols – have necessitated the rescheduling of this game. “I received the unfortunate news that ULM will be…

Players Unite in Push to Save College Season, Create Union

College football players from across the country are uniting. They want to save a season threatened by the pandemic and make sure they won’t be left out of the big decisions anymore. After Clemson star Trevor Lawrence sparked a movement by tweeting “we want to play,” he was contacted by a player activist from Michigan. #WeWantToPlay — Trevor Lawrence (@Trevorlawrencee)…

Sun Belt keeps 8-game league football schedule

The Sun Belt Conference will keep its eight-game league football schedule and allow its members to play up to four non conference games this season. The conference’s 10 members had 12 games scheduled against Power Five conference opponents, but with those leagues eliminating almost all of their nonconference games, Sun Belt schools have lots of holes in their schedules. The…

Troy reacts to Passing of HOF Radio Voice, Ralph Black

TROY, Ala. – Troy Hall of Fame radio broadcaster Ralph Black passed away Friday, July 17; he was 79 years old. Black was responsible for many historic calls during his 26 years as the play-by-play broadcaster for Troy football, basketball and baseball. His famous “Holy Mackerel” call came after Ted Clem booted a 50-yard field goal as time expired to win…

Alabama, Auburn and Troy on Bednarik Award Watch List

TROY, Ala. – Troy All-America linebacker Carlton Martial has been named to the Bednarik Award Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. The Bednarik Award is presented annually to the outstanding defensive player in college football. Martial, a junior from Mobile, is coming off a season in which he became just the 12th player and first underclassman in the last 20 years…

College Football HOF Ballot includes SEC, Troy Trojans

  2021 FBS PLAYER CANDIDATE CAPSULE BIOS Flozell Adams, Michigan State-Offensive Tackle-1997 First Team All-American and Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year…Three-time All-Big Ten performer who helped Spartans to three consecutive bowl appearances…Helped running backs rush for more than 100 yards in 21 games throughout career and allowed only two QB sacks in 1997 season. Morten Andersen, Michigan State-Placekicker-1981…

Troy Completes 2023 Football Schedule with Stephen F. Austin

TROY, Ala. – Troy wrapped up its 2023 non-conference football schedule with the addition of Stephen F. Austin to open the season on Sept. 2, both schools announced Friday. The Trojans and Lumberjacks have a brief history having split the previous six meetings with all of the games coming when Troy was a member of the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Troy…