Troy gets 1st win for coach Sumrall in debut at The Vet
TROY, Ala. (AP) Gunnar Watson passed for 351 yards and four touchdowns and Troy scored 31 unanswered points to beat Alabama A&M 38-17 on Saturday night for coach Jon Sumrall's first victory.
Troy (1-1), which was coming off a 28-10 loss to No. 21 Mississippi, will play Appalachian State next Saturday in Boone, N.C., the announced site of ESPN's College GameDay. The Mountaineers upset No. 6 Texas A&M 17-14 earlier Saturday.
Troy had a slim 7-3 lead at halftime in front of the 10th-largest crowd (26,189) in school history at The Vet.
Alabama A&M (0-2) hosts Austin Peay next week.
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Updated September 11, 2022