Troy Falls 41-34 to Red Wolves - Recap
Troy was unable to contain Michael Gordon on Thursday and the result was a 41-34 Week 3 loss against the Red Wolves.
Bettors who backed the Red Wolves were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 67.5.
Adam Kennedy completed 20 of 34 pass attempts for 282 yards for the Red Wolves in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Deon Anthony rushed for 87 yards for Troy, while Jordan Chunn added 23 yards. Corey Robinson threw for 371 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Eric Thomas and Bryan Holmes had 125 and 117 yards respectively.
Arkansas State was outgained by Troy 614-539 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-26 by the Trojans.
Arkansas State lost the time of possession battle 33:25/26:35, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Arkansas State takes its act on the road to face Memphis looking for another win. For Troy, they head on the road to face Mississippi State.