The Troy Trojans football team’s historic upset win over the LSU Tigers on Saturday night set off a firestorm of social media reactions.
Three days removed from the 24-21 Trojan victory over the Southeastern Conference powerhouse, fans, students, alumni and former players continue to weigh in.
Do you know where Troy is now @jimmyfallon ?
— Kyle Lemanski (@kylelemanski88) October 1, 2017
Proud to be a Trojan Congrats to @CoachBrownTROY and @TroyTrojansFB #buildthewall
— Lawrence Tynes (@lt4kicks) October 1, 2017
Troy has more SEC wins than 6 SEC schools
— Ryan Kay (@RyanKay_99) October 1, 2017
Proud to be a Troy Trojan! Way to get the W fellas⚔️⚔️⚔️ #TROYvsLSU #RTW https://t.co/XUbu4BEaLG
— D-Ware (@DeMarcusWare) October 1, 2017
The win also drew widespread attention from mainstream media outlets and outside observers, even some star athletes from elsewhere in the state.
LSU had won 49 straight nonconference home games.
Troy was not interested in such streaks. pic.twitter.com/5SWeYCSmtU
— ESPN (@espn) October 1, 2017
Troy storms into Death Valley and defeats No. 25 LSU, 24-21 pic.twitter.com/mgG9dMWH9k
— Bleacher Report CFB (@BR_CFB) October 1, 2017
Hi, I’m Troy. You might remember me from such upsets as: LSU!
— Max Olson (@max_olson) October 1, 2017
Congrats to Troy on a huge AP top 25 win!!! #BamaStrong
— OJ Howard 80 ™ (@TheRealOjHoward) October 1, 2017
Troy walking out of Death Valley like… https://t.co/K8T0ieNoK5 pic.twitter.com/iBYa2ALkxU
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) October 1, 2017
They came. They saw. They conquered.@TroyTrojansFB marched right in and took that W.#teamadidas #RTW pic.twitter.com/Qmiluyx7oT
— adidas Football US (@adidasFballUS) October 1, 2017