Scores

Final

Troy 31

(1-0, 1-0 away)

Middle Tennessee 17

(0-1, 0-1 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:30 PM ET, August 28, 2008

Floyd Stadium, Murfreesboro, TN

1 2 3 4 T
TROY 7 10 7 731
MTU 3 0 0 1417

Top Performers

Passing: J. Craddock (MTU) - 200 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Harris (TROY) - 19 CAR, 148 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: S. McDonald (MTU) - 6 REC, 65 YDS

Troy 31, Middle Tennessee 17

Associated Press

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- DuJuan Harris ran for 148 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Troy to a 31-17 victory over Middle Tennessee on Thursday night.

Harris scored on a 5-yard pass from Jamie Hampton to cap a 9-play, 70-yard drive with 11:40 left in the second quarter.

The Trojans (1-0, 1-0 Sun Belt Conference) capitalized off two Blue Raider turnovers to build a 17-3 advantage in the first half. Harris scored on runs of 5, 33 and 13 yards.

Joe Craddock, who completed 20 of 32 passes, threw for 200 yards and a 46-yard touchdown to Malcolm Beyah in the fourth quarter for Middle Tennessee (0-1, 0-1).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TROY
MTU
1st Downs1620
Total Yards300284
Passing136200
Rushing16484
Penalties4-295-53
3rd Down Conversions4-136-19
4th Down Conversions0-10-4
Turnovers42
Possession24:0635:54

Passing Leaders

TroyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hampton17/281364.911
Middle TennesseeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Craddock20/322006.311

Rushing Leaders

TroyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harris191487.8233
Hampton11413.7113
Middle TennesseeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tanner16613.8118
Gee18603.3014

Receiving Leaders

TroyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Burton55711.4030
Jernigan6437.2021
Middle TennesseeRECYDSAVGTDLG
McDonald66510.8020
Beyah24422.0146

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTROYMTU
TD09:42Jamie Hampton 4 Yd Run (Sam Glusman Kick) 70
FG03:43Alan Gendreau 22 Yd 73
SECOND QUARTERTROYMTU
TD11:40Dujuan Harris 5 Yd Pass From Jamie Hampton (Sam Glusman Kick) 143
FG00:59Sam Glusman 35 Yd 173
THIRD QUARTERTROYMTU
TD13:11Dujuan Harris 33 Yd Run (Sam Glusman Kick) 243
FOURTH QUARTERTROYMTU
TD09:04Malcolm Beyah 46 Yd Pass From Joe Craddock (Alan Gendreau Kick) 2410
TD06:44Phillip Tanner 3 Yd Run (Alan Gendreau Kick) 2417
TD02:32Dujuan Harris 13 Yd Run (Sam Glusman Kick) 3117