2007 Troy Trojans football team

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2007 Troy Trojans football
Sun Belt Conference Co-Champions
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2007 record 8–4 (6–1 SBC)
Head coach Larry Blakeney
Offensive coordinator Tony Franklin
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Jeremy Rowell
Base defense 4-2-5 Nickel
Home stadium Movie Gallery Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Florida Atlantic §   6 1         8 5  
Troy §   6 1         8 4  
Middle Tennessee   4 3         5 7  
Louisiana–Monroe   4 3         6 6  
Arkansas State   3 4         5 7  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 4         3 9  
FIU   1 6         1 11  
North Texas   1 6         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007 Troy Trojans football team represented Troy University in the college football season of 2008–2009. The Trojans played their home games at Movie Gallery Stadium in Troy, Alabama and competed in the Sun Belt Conference. The Trojans were co-champions of the conference with Florida Atlantic, winning their second in a row. Troy was coming off an 8–5 record in 2006.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00PM at #20 Arkansas* Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR L 46-26   73,926
September 8 6:00PM at #3 Florida* Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL CSS L 59-31   90,244
September 14 7:00PM Oklahoma State* Movie Gallery StadiumTroy, AL ESPN2 W 41-23   24,102
September 22 6:00PM at Louisiana–Lafayette Cajun FieldLafayette, LA ESPN+ W 48-31   14,091
September 29 6:00PM Louisiana–Monroe Movie Gallery Stadium • Troy, AL CSS W 24-7   18,273
October 6 7:00PM at Florida International FIU StadiumMiami, FL W 34-16   5,723
October 20 2:30PM North Texasdagger Movie Gallery Stadium • Troy, AL ESPN+ W 45-7   23,887
October 27 6:00PM at Arkansas State ASU StadiumJonesboro, AR ESPN+ W 27-0   14,694
November 3 12:00PM #10 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 44-34   92,746
November 10 3:00PM at Western Kentucky* Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith StadiumBowling Green, KY W 21-17   16,972
November 20 6:00PM Middle Tennessee Movie Gallery Stadium • Troy, AL (Battle for the Palladium) ESPN2 W 45-7   18,242
December 1 1:00PM Florida Atlantic Movie Gallery Stadium • Troy, AL CSS L 38-32   17,893
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source: "Troy 2007 Schedule/Results". ESPN. Retrieved April 16, 2009. 

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week. ██ Selected for BCS National Championship Game.
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Final
AP #40 #35 #33 #37 #34
Coaches #36 #38
Harris Not released #40 #36
BCS Not released

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Larry Blakeney – Head Coach
  • Shayne Wasden - Assistant Head Coach
  • Tony Franklin – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Jeremy Rowell – Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
  • Randy Butler – Defensive Ends/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Maurea Crain – Defensive Line
  • Neal Brown – Inside Receivers
  • Benjy Parker – Linebackers
  • John Schlarman – Offensive Line
  • Chad Scott – Running Backs
  • Richard Shaughnessy – Strength and Conditioning

References[edit]