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Brandon Silvers threw for 286 yards and one touchdown and rushed for another score as Troy held off a late New Mexico State charge for a 27-24 Sun Belt Conference win on Saturday night.
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No team has more to gain today in terms of chance to win its conference than Troy, who have a 51% chance to beat New Mexico State tonight. The Trojans currently have a 28% chance to win the Sun Belt, but that would jump to 41% chance with a victory.
Brandon Silvers was 32-of-40 passing for 345 yards and Troy had five rushing touchdowns as the Trojans beat Alabama State 34-7 on Saturday night.
Boise State leaned heavily on its defense and some dazzling kick returns by freshman Avery Williams to hold off Troy 24-13 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
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The new format for the 2018 season was announced Tuesday at the Sun Belt's annual spring meeting and will break up the 10 teams into East and West Divisions.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
The Patriots made their second trade of the night, moving up in the third round to the Detroit Lions' pick at No. 85 (third round) to select Troy left tackle Antonio Garcia. The Patriots trade a third-round pick (96) and fourth-rounder (124) in that deal. Garcia is 6-foot-6 1/4 and 302 pounds, and played left tackle at Troy. Starting left tackle Nate Solder enters the final year of his contract.
Patriots grab Antonio Garcia for O-line
With its second pick in the third round, New England selected the Troy OT, a player that Mel Kiper Jr. has only scratched the surface as a developing lineman.
Sure, Alabama's A-Day is one of the biggest April draws in the Heart of Dixie. But make no mistake, spring games at UAB and Troy also provide a window into a college-football-crazed state.
With no first-round draft choices, Los Angeles would be wise to draft Troy offensive tackle Antonio Garcia at No. 37.