Troy quarterbacks threw four touchdown passes in Saturday's T-Day Spring Game at Veterans Memorial Stadium, where the White team outscored the Black team 36-22.

West Virginia transfer Goose Crowder, a sophomore from Gardendale, threw a pair of touchdown passes while JD Sherrod and Tucker Kilcrease each had a scoring toss. Markus Ferrell had two scoring receptions, while Ethan Conner and Landon Parker each caught a touchdown pass from Crowder. Returning starting quarterback Gunnar Watson played but did not throw a touchdown pass.

"It was good action between both sides and the guys competed at a high level," Sumrall said. "We moved a lot of guys between both teams, so we didn't always have the continuity that you would have in a real game. I thought early offensively our skill position guys slipped and didn't get out of their breaks, so it may be made the quarterbacks not look as good when it wasn't the quarterbacks' fault on some of the passes."

Troy had interceptions from returning starter Reddy Steward and Iowa transfer Reggie Bracy. Sophomore Tre Shaw forced a fumble, and the Trojans had sacks from freshmen Ty'Quarius Perry and Keyshawn Campbell and sophomore Phillip Lee.

"We have a long way to go, and we're nowhere near ready to play a big-time game which we have plenty of those coming up in the fall," Sumrall said. "We are more efficient on both sides of the ball and know who we are. Last year at this time, we were still trying to figure out what our base calls were going to be and how we were going to function. We are lightyears ahead of that; we just have to get guys to play consistently at a high level."

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