Savannah State at Troy

Robinson, Troy cruise past Savannah State 66-3


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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Scoring Summary
TROYEric Thomas 8 yd pass from Corey Robinson (Will Scott kick)
TROYEric Thomas 8 yd pass from Corey Robinson (Will Scott kick)
TROYWill Scott 37 yd FG
TROYJordan Chunn 1 yd run (Will Scott kick)
SAVJohn Barron 40 yd FG
TROYEric Thomas 50 yd pass from Corey Robinson (Will Scott kick)
TROYBryan Holmes 39 yd pass from Corey Robinson (Will Scott kick)
TROYBrett Thiesen 21 yd pass from Dallas Tidwell (Will Scott kick)
TROYDaron White 2 yd run (Will Scott kick)
TROYNick McLaughlin 8 yd pass from Dallas Tidwell (Will Scott kick)
TROYEli Canton 78 yd interception return (Will Scott kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1027
Third Down Efficiency2-127-11
Fourth Down Efficiency0-11-2
Plays-Net Yards49-14772-531
Passing Yds133280
Kick Return Yds16261
Punt Return Yds00
Time of Poss.26:3733:23
Individual Stats
SAV: Victorian Hardison 2-12, Sheldon Barnes 6-10, Leon Prunty 8-6, Lereginald Veals 5-1, DeQuan Daniels 1--1, Zach Hutchenson 2--14
TROY: Deon Anthony 4-59, Jordan Chunn 9-48, Khary Franklin 4-46, Daron White 5-38, Michael Lindsey 6-37, Brandon Burks 7-20, Josh Anderson 1-11, Corey Robinson 1-3, Team 3--11
SAV: Leon Prunty 7-12-78-0, Zach Hutchenson 4-9-50-0, Victorian Hardison 1-4-5-1
TROY: Corey Robinson 17-19-180-0, Dallas Tidwell 6-7-64-0, Deon Anthony 5-6-36-0
SAV: Kris Drummond 3-45, Jeremy Moore 3-14, Cantrell Frazier 2-49, Jake Durham 1-12, Simon Heyward 1-9, Isaiah Roosevelt 1-5, Lereginald Veals 1--1
TROY: Chandler Worthy 5-18, Eric Thomas 3-66, K.D. Edenfield 3-54, Khary Franklin 3-20, Brandon Burks 3-15, B.J. Chitty 3-14, Bryan Holmes 2-51, Jordan Chunn 2-7, Brett Thiesen 1-21, Nick McLaughlin 1-8, Trey Page 1-6, Felton Payton 1-0

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