TROY, Ala. -- Jordan Chunn rushed for two touchdowns to help Troy became bowl eligible for the sixth time in eight seasons with a 42-28 win over Texas State on Friday.
Chunn set a Troy (6-6, 4-3 Sun Belt) record for touchdowns by a freshman with his 13th in the second quarter. He added another in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run.
Sun Belt newcomer Texas State (6-6, 2-5) has now lost three straight games, since earning its sixth win against Idaho on Nov. 2nd.
Troy entered the game first in the conference in passing (12th nationally) averaging 324.5 yards per contest. The Trojans' two quarterbacks, Deon Anthony and Corey Robinson, combined to throw for 297 yards and three touchdowns.
Duke DeLancellotti tossed two touchdowns for Texas State, but also threw an interception.
It was senior day for Troy, as 22 seniors played in their final home game.
ESPN senior college football writer Mark Schlabach explains what the leaked conversation between Laremy Tunsil and Ole Miss athletic director John Miller and Tunsil admitting after the NFL draft may mean for Ole Miss.
The following is a list of commitments to Power-5 programs from April 22nd - April 28th:ACCBoston College: QB-PP E.J. Perry (6-foot-2, 190), eval pendingDuke: OG Rakavius Chambers (6-foot-3, 275), eval pending; OC Will Taylor (6-foot-4, 280), eval pendingVirginia: RB Lamont Atkins (5-foot-11, 200), eval pending; ATH Germane Crowell (6-foot-2, 180), eval pendingVirginia Tech: TE-H Drake Deluliis (6-foot-6, 216), eval pendingWake Forest: OG Allan Rappleyea (6-foot-4, 260), eval pendingBig 12Iowa State: DE Angel Dominguez (6-foot-3, 248), eval pending; OLB Jake Hummel (6-foot-1, 210), eval pendingBig TenIllinois: Three-star WR Ricky Smalling (6-foot, 190); WR Kendall Smith (6-foot-1, 175), eval pendingIowa: DE Levi Duwa (6-foot-2, 230), eval pendingMichigan State: RB Weston Bridges (6-foot, 200), eval pending; OLB Darien Clemons (6-foot, 215), eval pendingNorthwestern: QB-PP Andrew Marty (6-foot-4, 200), eval pendingPenn State: Three-star CB D.
Les Miles might have his best collection of secondary talent at LSU and that's saying a lot; Alabama and Florida boast talent on the back end, too.
Ezekiel Elliott steps into a great situation with Dallas, and Jack Conklin and Taylor Decker should be NFL OL starters for years.
Although coach Matt Campbell's depth chart remains a bit fluid, the Cyclones have the makings of a pretty good defense.
Look for defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei and safety Marcus Williams to play key roles again for the Utes.