Kaleb Barker connected with receiver Kaylon Geiger for two touchdowns and Troy beat in-state rival South Alabama 37-13 on Wednesday night in the Battle for the Belt.
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- Mizzou QB Bryant sits out 2nd half after late hit
- Former Troy QB Smith transferring to Kentucky
- Sources: Troy expected to hire Kansas OC Lindsey
- West Virginia hires Troy's Brown as new coach
Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant did not play in the second half of Saturday's 42-10 victory over Troy after suffering a left leg injury.
Kelly Bryant's last throw of the game was a 6-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Knox late in the first half of Missouri's 42-10 victory over Troy. The Tigers (4-1) hope it isn't the last pass of Bryant's college career.
Alabama-transfer Layne Hatcher passed for 440 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions in his debut as a starter and Arkansas State held off Troy 50-43 in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
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.
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.