Rise to the moment of truth Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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Former Troy defensive end DeMarcus Ware elected to the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame

DeMarcus Ware played in 12 NFL seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos.

Troy picks seven signees on Wednesday's National Signing Day

Troy head coach Jon Sumrall concentrated on staying in the state of Alabama to close out a 38-player recruiting class.

Troy's work toward building another special football season has begun

A large group of midyear football enrollees are already hard at work for Troy.

Running back Asa Martin will play his final college season at Troy

Asa Martin, a former four-star running back from Austin High in Decatur, has enrolled at Troy.

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Alabama, Troy make final AP top 25 college football poll

The Associated Press has released its final top 25 college football poll of the 2022-2023 season, and two teams from Alabama finished in the top 25.

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Troy signs 19 on the first day of the Early Signing Day with more signees to come soon

Troy coach Jon Sumrall got started quickly on what should be a top-notch class of signees.

Troy's defense leads the way in the Trojans' Cure Bowl victory over UTSA

Troy forces five turnovers and shuts down an explosive UTSA offense to finish a special season with 12 wins.

Troy has the opportunity to grab some national attention in the Cure Bowl against UTSA

Friday's Cure Bowl includes a pair of conference champions with Troy facing off against UTSA.

UAB and Troy open the bowl season with back-to-back games on Friday; Mobile plays host to the Lending Tree Bowl on Saturday

UAB's trip to paradise ends with a game against Miami of Ohio. Troy and UTSA features conference champ vs. conference champ.

Busy times are welcomed for Troy football coach Jon Sumrall, whose team plays in the Cure Bowl next Friday

Recruiting took up the bulk of the work for Troy football head coach Jon Sumrall and his staff last week.

Troy head coach Jon Sumrall is an Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year semifinalist

Troy coach Jon Sumrall, a Huntsville native, is one of eight semifinalists for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award

Troy wins the Sun Belt Conference Football Championship Game

Troy scored the first 31 points of the Sun Belt Conference Championship Game and led Coastal Carolina by 24 points at halftime.

Troy and Samford play host to postseason football games on Saturday

Troy is playing host to the Sun Belt Football Championship Game. Samford is ready to get started in the FCS football playoffs.

Day by day approach has paid off for the Troy football team this fall

Troy plays host to Coastal Carolina on Saturday in the Sun Belt Championship Game.

Troy controls its own destiny when it comes to winning the Sun Belt Conference West Division

First-year Troy head coach Jon Sumrall and his team have the opportunity to clinch a spot in the Sun Belt Conference Championship Game.

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Winning close games is a specialty for the Troy football team

Jon Sumrall's Troy football team is 5-1 in one-score games this season.

Troy linebacker Carlton Martial becomes the NCAA career leader in tackles during Trojans' win over Army

Troy linebacker Carlton Martial has a NCAA career best 548 tackles with two regular season and possibly two postseason games remaining.

Troy defensive coordinator Shiel Wood prepares his group to play against the Army option attack

Shiel Wood, now the defensive coordinator at Troy, spent the past two seasons on Army's coaching staff.

Daily work toward getting better is the focus for Jon Sumrall's Troy team

Troy coach Jon Sumrall said he's trying to avoid the rat poison surrounding his team's 6-2 record and spot on top of the Sun Belt West standings.

Troy safety Craig Slocum went from walk-on to a key contributor on defense

Craig Slocum came to Troy as a walk-on and worked his way into one of the Trojans most dependable players.

South Alabama gaining confidence weekly as they progress through the college football season

A case could be made that tonight's Sun Belt Conference game against visiting Troy in the biggest game in South Alabama football history.

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Sacking the quarterback has become a habit for the Troy defense

Troy's T.J. Jackson has 5.5 sacks and teammate Richard Jubinor has four sacks for a team that is one of the best in that category in the country.

'Surreal' moment for Troy quarterback Jarret Doege features win over his former teammates

Veteran quarterback Jarret Doege came off the bench on Saturday to help his team overcome Western Kentucky.

Troy quarterback Jarret Doege throws a pair of fourth quarter TD passes to lead a win over his former Western Kentucky teammates

Backup quarterback Jarret Doege came off the bench to help Troy win a huge game on the road.

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Western Kentucky provides another difficult challenge for the Troy defense

Troy shut down and explosive offense in last week's win over Marshall. This week's challenge is even more difficult.

State college football roundup: South Alabama and Jacksonville State win on the road

South Alabama, Jacksonville State and West Alabama get big road wins. Jon Sumrall gets his first win as a college head coach and UNA running back ShunDerrick Powell has a big night.

Troy LB Carlton Martial on his way to becoming all-time leading tackler in NCAA history

The record is within his sights. An average year for Carlton Martial and, according to the record books, he becomes the all-time leader in tackles in the top level of NCAA college football.

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