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2009 Troy Trojans football team

The 2009 Troy Trojans football team represented Troy University in the 2009 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. The Trojans won their fourth straight Sun Belt championship going undefeated in conference play (8–0) with a regular season record of 9–3. They were invited to the GMAC Bowl, where they played Mid-American Conference champion Central Michigan and were defeated, 44–41, in two overtimes.

2009 Troy Trojans football
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Sun Belt champion
GMAC Bowl, L 41–44 2OT vs. Central Michigan
ConferenceSun Belt Conference
2009 record9–4 (8–0 Sun Belt)
Head coachLarry Blakeney (19th season)
Offensive coordinatorNeal Brown (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorJeremy Rowell (4th season)
Base defense4–2–5
Home stadiumMovie Gallery Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Troy $   8 0         9 4  
Middle Tennessee   7 1         10 3  
Louisiana–Monroe   5 3         6 6  
Florida Atlantic   5 3         5 7  
Louisiana–Lafayette   4 4         6 6  
Arkansas State   3 5         4 8  
FIU   3 5         3 9  
North Texas   1 7         2 10  
WKU   0 8         0 12  
  • $ – Conference champion
As of January 6, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 PMat Bowling Green*L 14–3114,514[1]
September 1211:21 AMat No. 1 Florida*SEC NetworkL 6–5690,349[2]
September 192:30 PMUAB*W 27–1421,182[3]
September 263:30 PMat Arkansas StateCSTW 30–2723,641[4]
October 67:00 PMMiddle Tennessee
ESPN2W 31–717,108[5]
October 176:00 PMat FIUW 42–3310,142[6]
October 242:30 PMNorth Texas
  • Movie Gallery Stadium
  • Troy, Alabama
W 50–2620,032[7]
October 316:00 PMLouisiana–Monroe
  • Movie Gallery Stadium
  • Troy, Alabama
W 42–2117,106[8]
November 74:00 PMat Western KentuckyW 40–2016,747[9]
November 146:30 PMat Arkansas*CST/CSSL 20–5666,442[10]
November 213:15 PMFlorida Atlantic
  • Movie Gallery Stadium
  • Troy, Alabama
W 47–2116,638[11]
November 286:00 PMat Louisiana—LafayetteW 48–3112,245[12]
January 67:00 PMvs. No. 25 Central Michigan*ESPNL 41–44 2OT34,486[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[14]

PersonnelEdit

Coaching StaffEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Troy Trojans vs. Bowling Green Falcons Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on April 9, 2010. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  2. ^ "Troy Trojans vs. Florida Gators Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  3. ^ "UAB Blazers vs. Troy Trojans Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  4. ^ "Troy Trojans vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  5. ^ "Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs. Troy Trojans Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on May 6, 2010. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  6. ^ "Troy Trojans vs. FIU Golden Panthers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  7. ^ "North Texas Mean Green vs. Troy Trojans Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  8. ^ "Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs. Troy Trojans Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  9. ^ "Troy Trojans vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  10. ^ "Troy Trojans vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on May 6, 2010. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  11. ^ "Florida Atlantic Owls vs. Troy Trojans Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on May 7, 2010. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  12. ^ "Troy Trojans vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  13. ^ "Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Troy Trojans Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on April 9, 2010. Retrieved March 31, 2010.
  14. ^ "2009 Troy Football Schedule". Troy University. Retrieved August 6, 2008.