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Troy Football Trio Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

TROY, Ala. – A trio of Troy football student-athletes have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced this week. Kyle Nixon, Austin Stidham and Luke Whittemore represented Troy on the District Four team, which includes schools from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Puerto Rico.
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Troy Names Forrest Schultz Men’s Golf Head Coach

TROY, Ala. – After winning seven conference championships and reaching a combined 14 NCAA Regionals in eight seasons, Forrest Schultz has been named Troy University's new men's golf coach, Director of Athletics Brent Jones announced Friday. Schultz comes to Troy following eight successful seasons coaching both the men's and women's...
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South Alabama’s Jeremy Lee, Troy’s Garrett Gainous named Freshman All-Americans

South Alabama’s Jeremy Lee and Troy’s Garrett Gainous — both pitchers — were named to Collegiate Baseball’s Freshman All-America team announced Wednesday. Lee, a right-hander from Valley Grand, went 3-2 with a 3.46 ERA and 68 strikeouts with only nine walks in 52 innings as a true freshman. He was the Jaguars’ No. 1 starter for much of the year before a forearm injury ended his season on April 30.
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Garrett Gainous Named Freshman All-American

TROY, Ala. – Freshman right-hander Garrett Gainous joined an illustrious group in Troy baseball as he was named to the Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America Team, the publication announced Wednesday. Gainous becomes the 60th All-American in program history, and 2021 marks the fourth straight season – and sixth time in the...
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Blakeney, Lucas, Thomas Represent Troy on College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

TROY, Ala. – Troy is well represented on the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot as legendary head coach Larry Blakeney, the late Al Lucas and Freddie Thomas return to the ballot, which features 78 players and seven coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and 99 players and 33 coaches from the divisional ranks.
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3 from Troy on College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022 ballot

Troy has three candidates on the College Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 ballot, which was released on Wednesday. Larry Blakeney is one of the seven nominees on the NCAA FBS coaches portion of the ballot, and Al Lucas and Freddie Thomas are among the 99 divisional-player candidates for next year’s Hall of Fame class.
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Troy transfer WR Kaylon Geiger commits to Texas Tech

Texas Tech football coach Matt Wells and his staff added experience and depth to the wide receiver corps Saturday afternoon. Troy wide receiver Kaylon Geiger announced via social media his commitment to play for Texas Tech. "Blessed! Back home with it," Geiger wrote in a Tweet on Saturday. The 2019...
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Former Troy star set to transfer to Big 12 program

One of Troy’s top players from the last two seasons is headed to the Big 12. Kaylon Geiger, an all-conference wide receiver for the Trojans each of the last two years, has committed to Texas Tech, he told AL.com. Geiger tied for third in the Sun Belt with 64 catches...
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Trojans fall to UTA in SBC pool play finale

The Troy Trojans wrapped up their 2021 season with an 11-5 loss to Texas-Arlington on Friday afternoon in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament in Montgomery. The Trojans finish pool play 0-2 and will not advance to Saturday’s semifinal round. The Trojans entered Friday’s game knowing they were no longer in...
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Football Kick Times Announced for Four Games

TROY, Ala. – Game times for Troy's first three games of the season plus its mid-week contest at Coastal Carolina were announced Thursday by ESPN and the Sun Belt Conference. Troy opens the season with back-to-back home games against Southern (Sept. 4) and Liberty (Sept. 11) in The Vet. Both games are set for 6 p.m. kickoffs with live coverage on ESPN+. Additionally, Troy's game at Southern Miss on Sept. 18 is also slated for a 6 p.m. kick on ESPN+.
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Troy football going back to 100% capacity this fall

Troy will operate at 100% capacity with full tailgating for the 2021 football season at Veterans Memorial Stadium, the school announced Friday. The decision comes after “in-depth conversations with Troy University leaders, local and state lawmakers and health care professionals,” according to the school’s announcement. The Trojans open the season at home Sept. 4 vs. Southern, and also have home games with South Alabama, Appalachian State, Georgia Southern, Louisiana and Liberty.
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Kickoff times set for 4 Troy football games in 2021

Kickoff times have been announced for four of Troy’s 2021 football games, including the season’s first three weeks. The Trojans host Southern at 6 p.m. Sept. 4 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. That game will stream live via ESPN+. On Sept. 11, Troy hosts Liberty for a 6 p.m. kickoff, also...
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Troy football returns to 100 percent capacity in 2021

Troy University announced that Veterans Memorial Stadium will have no capacity restrictions next football season. After being limited due to COVID-19 last season, Director of Athletics Brent Jones announced on Thursday that not only will Veterans Memorial Stadium operate at full capacity, but full tailgating will also return to campus in the fall. The announcement of 100 percent capacity was announced 100 days from when the Trojans return to Veterans Memorial Stadium.
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Troy University Returning to 100% Capacity for the Fall 2021 Season

Troy’s Veterans Memorial Stadium will operate at 100 percent capacity and full tailgating will return to campus for the upcoming 2021 football season, Director of Athletics Brent Jones announced Thursday. “We are extremely excited to announce that we will be operating at full capacity in the fall and welcoming our...
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Troy Selling Limited Amount of Tickets to South Carolina Game

TROY, Ala. – A limited number of tickets for Troy's football game at South Carolina are available for purchase through the Troy Athletics ticket office. The Trojans and Gamecocks square off Oct. 2 at Williams-Brice Stadium in the fourth all-time meeting between the two programs and first since 2010. Tickets...
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Football Well Represented on Athlon Preseason All-Sun Belt Team

TROY, Ala. – Troy was well represented on the Athlon Sports Preseason All-Sun Belt Team with 12 overall selections including Austin Stidham and Carlton Martial on the first team, the magazine recently released. In addition to Martial and Stidham on the first team, Troy boasted a trio of second team...
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Culver's double sends A-State past Troy

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Arkansas State came up with big hits early and late Tuesday in the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament. Designated hitter Sky-Lar Culver belted the last of the Red Wolves’ seven extra-base hits, a three-run double with one out in the ninth inning to lift ASU to a 9-6 victory over Troy in a pool play game at Riverwalk Stadium.