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01/09/18 - 2017 ALL-SUN BELT CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION (COACHES/MEDIA): Brandon Silvers (Troy, QB, Sr.),...Silvers completed 62.9 percent of his passes for 2,985 yards with 13 touchdowns and just six interceptions. Among quarterbacks with at least 400 passing attempts nationally, Silvers ranks third with an interception just once every 68.7 pass attempts. He ranks third in Sun Belt history in career completions (945), fourth in passing yards (10,379) and fifth in touchdowns (67). - Troy Football
12/16/17 - Senior quarterback Brandon Silvers threw four touchdowns and ran for another to lift Troy to a 50-30 victory over North Texas Saturday in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. The Trojans (11-2) turned five turnovers into 29 points in lifting the Sun Belt co-champions to the win. The victory gave Troy its first 11-win season in school history. The Trojans won their final seven games and have won eight of nine against North Texas (9-5). Silvers threw touchdown passes of 7 and 10 yards to Damion Willis, 59 yards to Tevaris McCormick and 20 yards to John Johnson. Silvers finished his Troy career accounting for a school-record 87 touchdowns. Silvers finished 24 of 31 for 306 yards. The Trojans led just 22-20 at halftime but broke open the game by scoring three touchdowns on their first four series of the second half. The Troy defense intercepted North Texas quarterback Mason Fine twice and forced him into three fumbles, two of which the Trojans recovered.
Both offenses moved the ball at will in the first half, and Troy led 22-20 at halftime, allowing North Texas to get back into the game with a huge turnover. The Trojans were leading 22-7 and seemed to be heading for another score, playing a second-and-10 at the North Texas 22. But center Deontae Crumitie air-mailed the shotgun snap over Silvers' head, and linebacker Colton McDonald scooped up the ball at the 45 and returned it 55 yards for a touchdown, cutting the Troy lead to 22-13. Both quarterbacks played well in the first half. Silvers completed his first 11 passes and was 16 of 21 for 138 yards and one touchdown. Fine started slowly, allowed a sack-fumble early in the game, but he rallied to complete 13 of 23 passes for 146 yards and two scores, a 12-yard pass to Rico Bussey and a 7-yard toss to Damion Willis. - The Sports Xchange
12/03/17 - Brandon Silvers threw two touchdown passes, including the game-winner with 17 seconds left, and Troy beat Arkansas State 32-25 in a wild finish on Saturday night for a share of the Sun Belt Conference title. Without a timeout remaining, Silvers drove the Trojans 72 yards in nine plays. On fourth-and-5, Silvers capped the drive with a 14-yard pass to Deondre Douglas in the corner of the end zone. Justice Hansen moved Arkansas State to the Troy 38, but his Hail Mary pass attempt was batted away in the end zone. Troy (10-2, 7-1) has won six straight, and will share the conference title with Appalachian State. Arkansas State (7-4, 6-2) has lost two of its last four games. Silvers connected with Tray Eafford for a 44-yard touchdown late in the third quarter. Troy's Marcus Jones intercepted Hansen's pass in the end zone, ran 100 yards for a touchdown and the Trojans led 24-13 with 7:46 remaining. With less than three minutes to play, Hansen threw touchdown passes to Omar Bayless and Christian Booker, and the Red Wolves regained the lead, 25-24 with 1:23 left. Arkansas State had 606 yards of offense compared to Troy's 293, but the Red Wolves had three turnovers. - AP College Football
11/24/17 - Brandon Silvers threw for 380 yards and four touchdowns and Troy rolled to a 62-9 win over Texas State on Friday. Silvers completed 22 of 30 passes and is second in Troy history having accounted for 80 touchdowns and fifth in conference history with 10,133 passing yards. Jordan Chunn picked up 80 yards on 10 carries and set the school record with his 46th touchdown. All the damage was done in the first half when Troy led 41-0. Kaleb Barker, who replaced Silvers in the second half, completed all four of his passes for 107 yards and a 59-yard touchdown hookup with Richard Hallman, the first for both. Barker also had a short TD run. Troy (9-2, 6-1 Sun Belt) finished with 641 yards and limited Texas State (2-10, 1-7) to 300. The Trojans turned four Bobcats turnovers into 24 points. The Trojans started the day in a four-way tie for first. Appalachian State is at Georgia State on Saturday, both teams sitting at 5-1, as is Arkansas State, which plays at Louisiana Monroe. Troy is at Arkansas State next week. - AP College Football
10/28/17 - Josh Anderson rushed for 96 yards and a score, and Brandon Silvers threw for 102 yards and another touchdown to help lead Troy to a 38-16 victory over winless Georgia Southern in the driving rain on Saturday. Troy (6-2, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference), which has won six of its last seven games, became bowl eligible for the second straight year. The Trojans lost to South Alabama 19-8 two weeks ago before rolling over Georgia State 34-10 last week. Georgia Southern (0-7, 0-3) was playing under interim coach Chad Lunsford after Tyson Summers was fired on Sunday, halfway through his second season. The Eagles last victory was a 28-24 win over Troy last year. Anderson broke for a 32-yard scoring run with 3:08 left in the first quarter to give Troy a 14-7 lead. They were up 28-10 at the break. Wesley Fields led the Eagles, rushing for 83 yards and a score. - AP College Football