Sport 7 days: Reunion Tour Carries on When Colonels Vacation To Facial area Former FCS Foe Troy

@EKUFootball Activity 7 days: Reunion Tour Carries on When Colonels Travel To Experience Previous FCS Foe Troy

TROY, Ala. – Jap Kentucky takes to the highway to deal with Troy on Saturday in Troy, Alabama.
 
The video game will air dwell on ESPN3 with kickoff scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET. 
 
The stay radio broadcast of the activity is accessible in the Richmond location on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be listened to globally on EKUSports.com.
 
Inside THE Collection
–  EKU is 1-3 all-time against Troy, but the two teams haven’t achieved given that 1997.
 
–  The first meeting came in 1978 when Troy edged Japanese 16-10 in Alabama.  The Colonels evened the collection a yr afterwards with a 15- shutout at Roy Kidd Stadium.
 
–  Troy picked up a 40-38 victory in Richmond in 1996 in advance of beating EKU 21-12 a year later on the Trojans’ house subject.
 
THE COLONELS
–  Jap noticed its second fifty percent comeback bid occur up small in a 33-30 decline to Houston Baptist on Oct. 3 at Roy Kidd Stadium in Richmond.
 
–  EKU gave up 24 factors and 328 total yards of offense in the very first fifty percent against Houston Baptist (Oct. 3).  On the other hand, following halftime adjustments, the Colonels allowed just seven offensive factors and 192 yards of offense in the 2nd half.
 
–  Parker McKinney has thrown seven touchdown passes in the past two game titles.  He ranks 3rd in FCS football with eight passing touchdowns this season.
 
–  Right after registering his 1st 100-garden rushing match of the period from Houston Baptist (108), Alonzo Booth is 2nd in FCS soccer with 277 rushing yards.  He is fourth in yards for each have (4.86).
 
–  Matthew Jackson registered 15 tackles from Houston Baptist.  He is fourth in FCS with 11 tackles for every recreation.
 
–  The trio of Keyion Dixon, Jacquez Jones and Jackson Beerman are among the the nation’s getting leaders.  Dixon is fourth in receiving touchdowns (3), sixth in acquiring yards (280), sixth in receptions for every sport (4.3) and eighth in yards for every reception (16.47).  Jones is fourth in receiving touchdowns (3).  Beerman ranks 3rd in yards per reception (21.78) and ninth in obtaining yards (196).
 
SCOUTING THE OPPONENT
–  Troy is 2-1 this season right after a 37-17 property discipline gain around Texas State on Saturday.  The Trojans also have a 47-14 victory at Center Tennessee this time.  Their lone loss was at BYU (48-7).
 
–  Troy averages 30 factors and 388 yards of offense for every sport.  The Trojans average 252 passing yards per match.
 
–  Sophomore quarterback Gunnar Watson has done 69 p.c of his passes this period for 748 yards.  He has 6 touchdown passes and just 1 interception.  He was 33-for-46 with 338 yards and four landing passes in the earn around Texas State.
 
–  Kaylon Geiger has a group-substantial 15 receptions for a team-best 160 yards.  Kimani Vidal qualified prospects the crew in rushing with 158 yards to go along with one particular touchdown.
 
–  Linebacker Jayden McDonald sales opportunities the Trojans with 19 tackles.  Cornerback Reddy Steward has two sacks.