2007 Troy Trojans football team

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2007 Troy Trojans football
Troy University logo.gif
Sun Belt co-champion
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2007 record8–4 (6–1 Sun Belt)
Head coachLarry Blakeney (17th season)
Offensive coordinatorTony Franklin (2nd season)
Offensive schemeAir raid
Defensive coordinatorJeremy Rowell (2nd season)
Base defense4–2–5
Home stadiumMovie 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 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. 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 title in a row. Troy was coming off an 8–5 record in 2006.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00PMat No. 20 Arkansas*L 26-4673,926
September 86:00PMat No. 3 Florida*CSSL 31-5990,244
September 147:00PMOklahoma State*ESPN2W 41-2324,102
September 226:00PMat Louisiana–LafayetteESPN+W 48-3114,091
September 296:00PMLouisiana–Monroe
  • Movie Gallery Stadium
  • Troy, Alabama
CSSW 24-718,273
October 67:00PMat FIUW 34-165,723
October 202:30PMNorth Texasdagger
  • Movie Gallery Stadium
  • Troy, Alabama
ESPN+W 45-723,887
October 276:00PMat Arkansas StateESPN+W 27-014,694
November 312:00PMNo. 10 GeorgiaL 34-4492,746
November 103:00PMat Western Kentucky*W 21-1716,972
November 206:00PMMiddle Tennessee
ESPN2W 45-718,242
December 11:00PMFlorida Atlantic
  • Movie Gallery Stadium
  • Troy, Alabama
CSSL 32-3817,893
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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

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