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Former Marine Joins Troy Football After Serving 7 Years

From the Marine Corps to being a part of Troy football’s highest-rated signing class in program history, Kyran Griffin-Isom turned his dreams into reality. The former U.S. Marine spent seven years serving in our nation’s military. Griffin-Isom says he always wanted to play collegiate football but after receiving a partial scholarship to play out of high school, he chose to…

Louisiana-Monroe Cancels Thursday’s Game at Troy

Troy University’s football season finale scheduled for Thursday against ULM has been canceled by ULM due to the Warhawks not having enough players available to play the game, Troy University said in a statement. This is the second time the game with ULM has been altered due to issues within the Warhawks’ program. The original game was postponed due to…

Troy Blanks South Alabama 29-0 in Battle for the Belt

Gunnar Watson threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns while wearing thick pads to protect fractured ribs and Troy blanked South Alabama 29-0 in Mobile to win the “Battle of the Belt” for a third straight time. Watson threw all three touchdowns in the second quarter — finding Khalil McClain from 15, Kaylon Geiger from 15 and Tray Eafford from…

Troy Football Game with Coastal Carolina Postponed

Troy’s football game scheduled for tomorrow against No. 15 Coastal Carolina at Veterans Memorial Stadium has been postponed due to a combination of positive COVID-19 tests and injuries to a specific position group within the Troy football program. Troy, Coastal Carolina and the Sun Belt Conference are working together on a date to reschedule the game, which will be announced…

Troy Wins at Arkansas State, 38-10

Jacob Free accounted for three first-half touchdowns, leading Troy to a 38-10 victory over Arkansas State. Free was 33-of-45 passing for a career-best 419 yards. He threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Luke Whittemore and a 34-yard score to Reggie Todd in the first quarter. Free’s 6-yard touchdown run with 41 seconds remaining in the second stretched the Trojans’ lead…

Barker, Billingsley boost Troy over Georgia Southern

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Kaleb Barker threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns, DK Billingsley rushed for 163 yards and two more scores, and Troy defeated Georgia Southern 49-28 on Saturday. Troy (4-5, 2/3 Sun Belt) scored the game’s first 14 points and went on to lead 27-14 at halftime. Georgia Southern (5-4, 3-2) closed to within 27-21 on the first play of…

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…

Troy Falls to Duke in NCAA Tournament 87 to 65

Grayson Allen had 21 points off five 3-pointers, Jayson Tatum had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and second-seeded Duke continued its perfect postseason with an 87-65 victory over Troy in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night to start the East Region. The Blue Devils (29-7) became the first team to win four games on the way to the Atlantic Coast…

Trojans wrap first week of Fall football camp

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com) – The Troy football team put a bow on the opening week of fall camp with a spirited two-and-a-half hour workout on the turf inside Veterans Memorial Stadium Saturday evening. In addition to being Troy’s first practice in the stadium this camp, it also marked the first time the Trojans were in full pads. In addition to…

Trojan football adds UNC transfer Junior Gnonkonde

TROY, Ala. (troytrojans.com)  – The Troy football team reported to campus Monday for the start of fall camp, and one of the new additions to the Trojan roster is North Carolina transfer Junior Gnonkonde, who recorded 7.0 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks last season for the Tar Heels. Gnonkonde graduated from North Carolina in May and will be immediately…