Kaleb Barker threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Troy dominated the final three quarters to roll to a 35-7 victory over Akron on Saturday.
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- Former Troy QB Smith transferring to Kentucky
- Sources: Troy expected to hire Kansas OC Lindsey
- West Virginia hires Troy's Brown as new coach
- Picking winners for every bowl game matchup
Jaylond Adams returned a kickoff 100 yards to help Southern Mississippi thwart Troy's come-back bid and secure a 47-42 victory on Saturday.
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Senior quarterback Kaleb Barker threw two touchdown passes and DK Billingsley ran for two scores in coach Chip Lindsey's debut and Troy beat Campbell 43-14 in Saturday's season opener for both teams.
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Sawyer Smith threw for 14 touchdowns, six interceptions and 1,669 yards last season for Troy. He went 5-2 as a starter.
Chip Lindsey, who joined Kansas as its offensive coordinator last month, is expected to be named head coach at Troy, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg. He replaces Neal Brown, who moved on to West Virginia last week.
Neal Brown, who is one of only six FBS coaches with 10 victories in each of the past three seasons, has been hired as the new football coach at West Virginia.
Sawyer Smith threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns, B.J. Smith and Sidney Davis ran for touchdowns and Troy beat Buffalo 42-32 in the Dollar General Bowl on Saturday night.
Bowl season kicks off today with six games, with Fresno State's prolific QB Marcus McMaryion defeating Herm Edwards' Arizona State Sun Devils early on.
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Zac Thomas passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as Appalachian State jumped to an early lead and held off Troy 21-10 to capture the Sun Belt Conference East Division crown on Saturday, ending the season on a four-game win streak.
Tyler Sumpter drilled four field goals to provide the winning margin in Troy's 12-7 victory over Texas State on Saturday afternoon to give the Trojans their 13th straight Sun Belt Conference victory.