Tag Archives: Football

Students, alumni react to Coach Chip Lindsey hire

January 14, 2019
By Greg Phillips

With just one press conference in the books, new Troy University head football coach Chip Lindsey is already winning with students and alumni.

Lindsey introduced himself to Trojan fans last Friday, and current Student Government Association President Gus McKenzie left the room impressed.

“He’s a super likeable guy, very easy to talk to, and he…

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Vietnam veterans honored at Military Appreciation game

October 2, 2018
By Greg Phillips

More than four decades after they returned home from war, Vietnam veterans received thanks for their service from Troy University during the Trojans’ football game against Coastal Carolina.

During the annual Military Appreciation game Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium, the Sound of the South’s halftime show featured the Walk of Heroes, as Vietnam veterans walked…

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50 years later, 1968 team remembers championship season

September 11, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Long before the days of Madden NFL video games, Sim Byrd and the Troy State Red Wave were lighting up score boards across the southeast with numbers that defied logic in route to the school’s first national championship.

As members of that 1968 NAIA championship team gathered for a reunion at Veterans Memorial Stadium the…

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