SSU Tigers Fall to Troy

SSU Tigers Fall to Troy (Image 1)
SSU Tigers Fall to Troy (Image 1)

 

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TROY, Ala. (AP) – Corey Robinson threw four touchdown passes and Troy racked up 531 total yards en route to a 66-3 victory over Savannah State on Saturday night.
    
Robinson completed 17 of 19 passes and had 180 yards passing.  He has now completed 47 of 51 (92 passes this season.
    
Troy raced to a 24-3 halftime lead as Robinson connected with Eric Thomas on two 8-yards touchdowns in the first quarter.   The duo would hook up a third time on a 50-yard scoring strike just 1:08 into the third quarter, pushing the Troy (2-0) lead to 28 points.
    
Thomas finished with 66 yards receiving.
    
Savannah State (0-2) managed just 14 yards rushing and 147 total yards.  The Tigers have now been outscored 143-12 in their first two games of the season.
    
Troy totaled 251 yards rushing, 27 first downs and punted just once.

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