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Troy parties like it’s 2000; Trojans rout New Mexico State 52-6 in Sun Belt opener

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Jabir Frye returned a kickoff for 100 yards, blocked a punt that was returned for a score and the Troy defense intercepted five passes as the Trojans cruised past New Mexico State, 52-6, to move to 3-1 for the first time in the school’s Football Bowl Subdivision history. The Trojans (3-1, 1-0 Sun Belt) made the…

Silvers accounts for 3 TDs; Troy routs New Mexico State 52-6

TROY, Ala. (AP) – Brandon Silvers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to help Troy rout New Mexico State 52-6 in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night. Silvers was 23 of 32 for 246 yards. Deondre Douglas had six receptions for 101 yards, and Emanuel Thompson and Sidney Davis each had scoring…

Troy opens Sun Belt Conference play Saturday at home

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) — Kickoff between the Trojans and Aggies is set for 6:04 p.m. and tickets are available by visiting TroyTrojans.com/Tickets. The Troy Sports Radio Network will have full coverage beginning at 4 p.m. and the game will be broadcast live on ESPN3. Troy (2-1) enters Saturday’s contest coming off a 37-31 victory at C-USA West Division favorite Southern Miss…

Troy and Southern Miss set to clash at “The Rock”

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – One week after catching the eyes of the nation, Troy will look to add another brick to its wall when it travels to Hattiesburg, Miss., and Roberts Stadium for a non-conference showdown Saturday under the lights at Southern Miss. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. and the Troy Sports Radio Network will have full coverage of…

Trojans reveal kickoff times for NMSU; Georgia State games

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – Kickoff times for Troy’s home football games against New Mexico State and Georgia State have been set, Athletics Director Jeremy McClain announced Monday. Troy and New Mexico State will kickoff at 6 p.m. on Sept. 24, while Troy’s Homecoming contest against Georgia State on Oct. 15 will kickoff at 2:30 p.m.   In addition to being the…

Clemson overcomes McCloud’s ball flip to hold off Troy 30-24

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) – Deshaun Watson threw for three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson avoided a host of mistakes – including an embarrassing early celebration punt-return gaffe by Ray-Ray McCloud that cost a TD – to hold off pesky Troy 30-24 on Saturday. The Tigers (2-0) were out of synch on offense and could not break away from the Trojans…

Silvers, Chunn lead Troy to 57-17 win over Austin Peay

TROY, Ala. (AP) – Brandon Silvers threw for 229 yards and two touchdowns and Jordan Chunn rushed for 161 yards and one score to lead Troy to a dominating 57-17 win over Austin Peay on Saturday. Silvers completed 20 of 27 attempts, averaging 8.5 yards per completion. Sawyer Smith threw for 86 yards, completing all seven attempts, and one score….

Troy’s Brandon Silvers named to Manning Award Watch List

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Troy junior Brandon Silvers was one of just 30 quarterbacks named to the Manning Award Watch List, the Allstate Sugar Bowl announced Monday. The Manning Award was created by the Allstate Sugar Bowl in honor of the college football accomplishments of Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning. It is the only quarterback award that includes the candidates’…

Trojans slog through rain soaked two a days

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Pressure situations for the special teams and a heavy dose of team periods were on tap for the Troy football team Thursday morning in the first of two practices on the day. The Trojans worked out for over two hours on the turf inside Veterans Memorial Stadium with the majority of the practice taking place during…

Trojans power through “Competition Tuesday”

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – Coming off the first two-a-day of fall camp, the Troy football team practiced for just over two hours on Competition Tuesday on the grass practice fields behind Trojan Arena. Every period featured a competition between the offense and defense and ironically it came down to an overtime situation at the end of practice to decide the…