Tag Archives: NCAA Football

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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TROY grad working to bring back college football video games

October 3, 2017
By Greg Phillips

It’s been four long years since college football fans have been able to recreate the pomp and pageantry of the latest season on a video game console.

Lawsuits and legal concerns led top-shelf producer EA Sports to abandon its decades-running “NCAA Football” series in 2013, but a former Troy University student and his cousin are…

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