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Troy’s Brown: Munger Coach of the Year semifinalist

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy head coach Neal Brown has been named a semifinalist for the George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year, the Maxwell Football Club announced Friday afternoon. Brown has orchestrated a remarkable turnaround and a historic season for the Trojans. Troy is 8-2 after finishing the previous two seasons a combined 7-17, and the Trojans are ranked…

#25 ranked Troy hosts Sun Belt’s Arkansas State Thursday

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Never in the history of the Sun Belt Conference have two league teams met with unblemished records of 5-0 or better. That all changes Thursday night when No. 25 Troy plays host to Arkansas State in Veterans Memorial Stadium in front of a nationally televised audience on ESPNU. Kickoff between the Trojans and Red Wolves is…

Troy football cracks AP’s Top 25, first in school, Sun Belt history

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy made school and Sun Belt Conference history Sunday as the Trojans cracked the Associated Press Top 25 Poll for the first time ever. Winners of seven straight games, Troy is ranked No. 25 in this week’s AP Top 25. “This is a testament to the hard work of a lot of people within our program,…

Troy wins thriller vs Appy State, Trojans now 8-1

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Jordan Chunn scored from 11 yards out with 62 seconds remaining in the game and Troy’s defense held off a last-ditch effort by Appalachian State as the Trojans knocked off the Mountaineers, 28-24, Saturday night in a battle of Sun Belt Conference heavyweights in Veterans Memorial Stadium. App State took a 24-21 lead with 3:29 to…

Troy beats Appalachian State 28-24; shares lead in Sun Belt

TROY, Ala. (AP) – Jordan Chunn ran for two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 1:02 left, and Troy beat Appalachian State 28-24 on Saturday. Brandon Silvers led the game-winning 85-yard drive, capped by Chunn’s 11-yard scoring run up the middle, and Taylor Lamb threw two incomplete passes from the Trojans’ 38 into the end zone to end it. Chunn…

Troy announces plans for $24 million football building

TROY, Ala. (AP) – Troy will start building a football facility behind the north end zone right after this season. Athletic director Jeremy McClain announced plans for the $24 million, 70,000-square-foot facility Thursday. Troy will also build a 35-by-90-foot video board and 402 new club seats. The four-story building will hold offices for the football staff, a new locker room,…

Troy reveals Veterans Memorial North End Zone Facility & Groundbreaking

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Troy University will begin construction on a state-of-the-art Veterans Memorial Stadium North End Zone Football Facility immediately following the conclusion of the 2016 football season, Director of Athletics Jeremy McClain announced at a press conference Thursday. The $24 million facility will provide the Troy football program with over 70,000 square feet of space for student-athletes, staff…

Trojans’ tribute to military set for Saturday

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Troy University will salute veterans and active duty members of the military during Saturday’s Military Appreciation football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Since 2000, the University has designated one home football game near Veterans Day to honor both current and past members of the armed forces. On Saturday, the Trojans will play host to Sun Belt…

Trojans roll past UMass 52-31, now 7-1

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Brandon Silvers accounted for four touchdowns and the Troy defense was credited with five sacks as the Trojans moved to 7-1 on the season with a 52-31 victory over UMass Saturday night in Veterans Memorial Stadium. Silvers threw for 245 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for another score in Troy’s final non-conference game of the…

Silvers’ 3 TD passes lift Troy to 52-31 win over UMass

TROY, Ala. (AP) – Brandon Silvers passed for three touchdowns and ran for another and Troy converted two Massachusett’s turnovers into scores to beat the Minutemen 52-31 on Saturday. Silvers finished 26 of 36 for 245 yards, with a 5-yard TD pass to Emanuel Thompson and a 3-yard TD run to help Troy (7-1) to a 28-17 halftime lead. After…