The Trojans of Troy traveled to Las Cruces to do battle with the red hot New Mexico State Aggies and came away with a 27-24 victory on Saturday. The Aggies proved resilient in the contest, coming back from a 20-3 deficit and pulling within a field goal in the final quarter. Troy's timely offensive responses … Continue reading Troy Holds Off New Mexico State on the Road to Win 27-24
Official Troy Trojan 2017 Preview: Rebuilding the Wall
Students at Troy University are in the middle of their first full week on campus and are patiently awaiting the arrival of a highly anticipated 2017 season. The Trojans roared to 10 wins last year after going 4-8 in 2016. Head coach Neal Brown now has a new challenge, one that Troy has never faced … Continue reading Official Troy Trojan 2017 Preview: Rebuilding the Wall
Top G5 Non-Conference Matchups of 2017
With the putrid garbage fire the NBA calls a “playoff” nearing its end, it’s finally time to talk a little football. This year’s schedule features several intriguing non-conference group of five games, no power five teams involved, and we’ll hit four of those with this list today. Oregon State at Colorado State August 26 … Continue reading Top G5 Non-Conference Matchups of 2017
NFL Draft Profile: Antonio Garcia, Troy
Antonio Garcia College: Troy Position: Offensive Tackle Height/Weight: 6-6/302 College Stats: 42 career starts. After slipping through the Atlanta recruiting cracks, Antonio Garcia became the anchor for a Troy offense that led the Sun Belt in scoring offense and in passing offense in 2016. Most importantly for Garcia, Troy was tied for first in the … Continue reading NFL Draft Profile: Antonio Garcia, Troy
Breaking Down the Latest FPI Numbers in the Sun Belt
ESPN released its updated Football Power Index this week and ranked every team by its latest numbers. The FPI is defined by ESPN as a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team's performance going forward for the rest of the season. FPI represents how many points above … Continue reading Breaking Down the Latest FPI Numbers in the Sun Belt
2017 NCAA Tournament East Region Preview: Troy Trojans vs Duke Blue Devils
Game Time: 7:20 PM EST, Friday, March 17th Location: Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, South Carolina Television: TBS Troy Trojans (22-14 overall, 10-8 Sun Belt Conference) Troy is in the Dance for just the second time in school history after head coach Phil Cunningham orchestrated a historical turnaround. The Trojans had won just 30 … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Tournament East Region Preview: Troy Trojans vs Duke Blue Devils
A two-bid Big Dance conference? The Sun Belt’s solid non-con makes its case.
Landing one team into the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is a time-honored Sun Belt tradition seldom broken, especially of late. It's not as if the Sun Belt hasn't featured great teams – Little Rock and Georgia State have recorded Big Dance wins the last two years. But rarely does the Sun Belt give birth to … Continue reading A two-bid Big Dance conference? The Sun Belt’s solid non-con makes its case.