2006 Troy Trojans football team

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2006 Troy Trojans football
Troy University logo.gif
Sun Belt co-champion
New Orleans Bowl champion
New Orleans Bowl, W 41-17 vs. Rice
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2006 record 8-5 (6-1 SBC)
Head coach Larry Blakeney
Offensive coordinator Tony Franklin
Offensive scheme Spread offense
Defensive coordinator Jeremy Rowell
Base defense 4-2-5 defense
Home stadium Movie Gallery Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Troy +   6 1         8 5  
Middle Tennessee +   6 1         7 6  
Arkansas State   4 3         6 6  
Florida Atlantic   4 3         5 7  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 4         6 6  
Louisiana–Monroe   3 4         4 8  
North Texas   2 5         3 9  
FIU   0 7         0 12  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Troy Trojans football team represented Troy University in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They played their home games at Movie Gallery Stadium in Troy, Alabama and competed in the Sun Belt Conference. This was the Trojans first Sun Belt championship since joining the conference only two years prior in 2004. The team finished the regular season with an 8-5 overall record, going 6-1 in conference play. They were invited to the New Orleans Bowl, where they played Conference USA's Rice, routing the Owls by a score of 41-17.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 Alabama State* Movie Gallery StadiumTroy, AL W 38-0   26,265
September 9 at No. 9 Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL Sun Sports L 17-24   77,217
September 16 at Georgia Tech* Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA L 20-35   45,637
September 24 at No. 23 Nebraska* Memorial Stadium LincolnLincoln, NE L 0-56   84,799
September 30 at UAB* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 3-21   32,818
October 14 Louisiana-Monroe Movie Gallery Stadium • Troy, AL W 24-19   19,415
October 28 North Texas Movie Gallery Stadium • Troy, AL W 14-6   17,795
November 4 Louisiana Movie Gallery Stadium • Troy, AL ESPN+ W 42-28   20,111
November 11 Florida Atlantic FAU StadiumBoca Raton, FL W 24-17   12,340
November 18 Arkansas State Movie Gallery Stadium • Troy, AL L 26-33   20,462
November 25 at Middle Tennessee Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN (Battle for the Palladium) ESPN+ W 21-20   17,812
December 2 at Florida International FIU StadiumMiami, FL W 26-13   15,023
December 22 vs. Rice Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (New Orleans Bowl) ESPN2 W 41-17   24,791
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source: "Troy 2008 Schedule/Results". ESPN. Retrieved 2009-04-16.