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Chunn, Troy 'D' top Ohio 28-23 in Dollar General Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) The Troy Trojans polished off their best season as an FBS program thanks largely to a defense that kept taking the ball away.

Jordan Chunn had three short touchdown runs and the Trojans intercepted four passes and recovered a fumble in a 28-23 victory over Ohio in the Dollar General Bowl on Friday night.

The Trojans (10-3) finished off their first 10-win season since moving up to the FBS in 2001, thanks largely to a defense that came up with three big fourth-quarter stops. The first Sun Belt Conference team to crack the Top 25, Troy forced 18 turnovers in its last five games.

''Tonight in a lot of ways was a microcosm of our season,'' second-year coach Neal Brown said. ''We're sitting here 10-3 and quite honestly it wasn't always pretty. We've won a bunch of different ways.''

This time it was mainly a defense that hounded quarterback Greg Windham into mistakes and kept delivering stops.

The result was a win in the program's first bowl game since 2010.

The Bobcats (8-6) settled for field goal attempts twice in the fourth quarter, making one, and got one more chance from their own 15 with 2:20 left and no timeouts. They managed one first down, but Windham couldn't throw for another one under heavy pressure.

Ohio coach Frank Solich said the average gain per completion was ''a good reason to stick with him.''

''All those turnovers we had weren't all his fault,'' said Solich, who fell to 4-9 in bowl games as a head coach. ''Obviously, he'd like to have a few plays back. It's kind of a tough way to go. I thought Greg showed great toughness and I felt like he gave us our best chance of winning.''

Louie Zervos had made a 37-yard field goal with 4:01 left to cut Troy's lead to 28-23. They had first down from the 12 before a personal foul penalty against lineman Jake Pruehs. Solich said he wasn't sure what happened to prompt the flag.

''I'm anxious to take a look at that play on film,'' he said. ''It was obviously a huge call in the game. I'm going to study that quick and hard.''

Chunn found little room to run except near the goal line against the nation's sixth-ranked run defense. He had 56 yards on 20 carries to earn offensive MVP honors.

Deondre Douglas gained 113 yards on six catches. Ohio's Jordan Reid had 12 catches for 162 yards.

Troy's fourth interception came courtesy of 315-pound defensive tackle Trevon Sanders. One play later, Chunn powered in for a touchdown and a 28-17 third-quarter lead.

Linebacker Justin Lucas made another big one when he was closing in on Windham when the ball came right to him to set up Troy's third touchdown. He earned game MVP honors.

Rashad Dillard was credited with three pressures on Windham and was the defensive MVP.

''Going into the week, everybody kept talking about Ohio's defense, how good they were,'' Dillard said. ''Our offense versus their defense. We knew that we were just as good if not better.''

THE TAKEAWAY

Ohio: Couldn't overcome the mistakes despite a number of big plays from Windham and Reid. Windham completed 23 of 47 passes and the offense gained just 78 yards on 30 rushes.

Troy: Converted three of Ohio's five turnovers into touchdowns. Was outgained 393-322.

PICK PARTY: Interceptions were on sale at Dollar General. Both teams had two in the first 9:17 of the game, and Windham was picked twice more.

CHUNN'S MARK: Chunn scored his school-record 35th career touchdown on Troy's opening drive, breaking a tie with Joe Jackson (1994-97) with a season left to play. He finished his junior year with 37.

UP NEXT

Ohio loses Windham and five starters on each side of the ball. Opens next season against Hampton.

Troy could have a stronger team next season. The Trojans return all but two offensive starters, including Chunn and Silvers. The defense gets seven starters back but loses Sun Belt defensive player of the year Dillard. The first game is a big one, at Boise State.

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Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 4:01
48-L.Zervos 37 yards Field Goal is Good.
8
plays
21
yds
03:54
pos
23
28
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 3:28
48-L.Zervos 47 yards Field Goal is Good.
9
plays
21
yds
2:10
pos
20
28
Point After TD 5:47
99-R.Kay extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
17
28
Touchdown 5:47
38-J.Chunn runs 4 yards for a touchdown.
2
plays
4
yds
00:04
pos
17
27
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 0:59
48-L.Zervos extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
17
21
Touchdown 0:59
14-G.Windham complete to 12-J.Reid. 12-J.Reid runs 5 yards for a touchdown.
11
plays
77
yds
03:53
pos
16
21
Point After TD 4:52
99-R.Kay extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
10
21
Touchdown 4:52
12-B.Silvers complete to 8-E.Thompson. 8-E.Thompson runs 11 yards for a touchdown.
5
plays
18
yds
02:03
pos
10
20
Field Goal 13:20
48-L.Zervos 33 yards Field Goal is Good.
11
plays
58
yds
2:45
pos
10
14
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 1:14
99-R.Kay extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
7
14
Touchdown 1:14
38-J.Chunn runs 3 yards for a touchdown.
12
plays
68
yds
04:29
pos
7
13
Point After TD 8:19
48-L.Zervos extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
7
7
Touchdown 8:25
14-G.Windham complete to 4-P.White. 4-P.White runs 44 yards for a touchdown.
5
plays
74
yds
1:42
pos
6
7
Point After TD 13:34
99-R.Kay extra point is good.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 13:34
38-J.Chunn runs 1 yard for a touchdown.
2
plays
48
yds
00:19
pos
0
6
Team Stats
1st Downs 23 17
Rushing 6 3
Passing 12 13
Penalty 5 1
3rd Down Conv 6-13 8-17
4th Down Conv 0-1 0-0
Total Net Yards 396 331
Total Plays 77 72
Avg Gain 5.1 4.6
Net Yards Rushing 78 87
Rush Attempts 30 31
Avg Rush Yards 2.6 2.8
Net Yards Passing 318 244
Comp. - Att. 23-47 24-41
Yards Per Pass 6.8 6.0
Sacked - Yards Lost 1-3 1-9
Penalties - Yards 5-33 6-90
Touchdowns 2 4
Rushing TDs 0 3
Passing TDs 2 1
Other 0 0
Turnovers 5 2
Fumbles - Lost 2-1 1-0
Int. Thrown 4 2
Punts - Avg 2-32.5 7-41.9
Return Yards 84 35
Punts - Returns 3-23 0-0
Kickoffs - Returns 3-61 3-29
Int. - Returns 2-0 4-6
Kicking 5/6 4/5
Extra Points 2/2 4/4
Field Goals 3/4 0/1
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Ohio 8-6 7103323
Troy 10-3 1477028
318 PASS YDS 244
78 RUSH YDS 87
396 TOTAL YDS 331
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
G. Windham 14 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
48.9% 315 2 4 102.3
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
53.5% 2210 16 12 115.8
G. Windham 23/47 315 2 4
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
G. Windham 14 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
10 24 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
105 430 3
G. Windham 10 24 0 9
D. Brown 28 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
8 23 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
166 848 4
D. Brown 8 23 0 7
B. Hardy 22 S
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
5 21 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
54 247 1
B. Hardy 5 21 0 10
M. Irons 21 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 5 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
99 444 5
M. Irons 4 5 0 3
S. Smith 6 WR
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 5 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 5 0
S. Smith 1 5 0 5
P. White 4 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 3 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
48 209 3
P. White 1 3 0 3
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
J. Reid 12 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
12 162 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
58 655 6
J. Reid 12 162 1 34
P. White 4 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
4 64 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
45 736 7
P. White 4 64 1 44
E. Ball 8 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 31 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
19 243 2
E. Ball 3 31 0 11
S. Smith 6 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 28 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
55 900 4
S. Smith 2 28 0 22
M. Irons 21 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 21 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
15 117 0
M. Irons 1 21 0 21
B. Hardy 22 S
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 9 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 21 0
B. Hardy 1 9 0 9
D. Brown 28 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
6 21 0
D. Brown 0 0 0 0
T. Mangen 82 TE
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
15 142 1
T. Mangen 0 0 0 0
T. Helton 17 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
0 0 0
T. Helton 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT
Q. Poling 32 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
9-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-0 0 0.0
Q. Poling 9-0 0.0 0
B. Brown 33 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-5 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
7-5 0 0.0
B. Brown 7-5 0.0 0
C. Moore 38 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
7-2 2 0.0
C. Moore 7-2 0.0 0
B. Ellis 3 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-0 1 0.0
B. Ellis 6-0 0.0 0
T. Davis 24 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 2 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 3 0.0
T. Davis 3-1 0.0 2
C. Sayles 44 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 1.0
C. Sayles 3-0 1.0 0
T. Strobel 50 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
T. Strobel 2-2 0.0 0
T. Porter 54 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
T. Porter 2-0 0.0 0
J. Fox 21 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
J. Fox 1-1 0.0 0
Q. Maxwell 7 QB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
Q. Maxwell 1-0 0.0 0
T. Basham 93 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
T. Basham 1-0 0.0 0
J. Hagan 7 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 3 0.0
J. Hagan 1-0 0.0 0
K. Laseak 99 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-2 0 0.0
K. Laseak 1-2 0.0 0
E. Croutch 47 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
E. Croutch 1-0 0.0 0
M. Davis 58 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
M. Davis 0-1 0.0 0
K. Robbins 96 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
K. Robbins 0-1 0.0 0
C. Aloese 92 DL
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
C. Aloese 0-1 0.0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
L. Zervos 48 K
IN-GAME FG XP
3/4 2/2
SEASON FG XP
32/39 37/40
L. Zervos 3/4 47 2/2 11
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
M. Farkas 89 K
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
2 32.5 1
SEASON NO AVG IN20
73 40.5 1
M. Farkas 2 32.5 1 34
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
B. Hardy 22 S
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 20.3 24 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
14 22.6 24 0
B. Hardy 3 20.3 24 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
P. White 4 RB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 7.7 20 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
16 5.4 20 0
P. White 3 7.7 20 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Silvers 12 QB
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
58.5% 235 1 2 105.0
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
63.7% 3180 23 12 133.0
B. Silvers 24/41 235 1 2
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
J. Chunn 38 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
20 56 3
SEASON ATT YDS TD
279 1288 16
J. Chunn 20 56 3 7
B. Smith 26 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 27 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
29 156 0
B. Smith 2 27 0 3
J. Anderson 33 RB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 6 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
56 280 3
J. Anderson 3 6 0 9
B. Silvers 12 QB
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
3 5 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
48 128 4
B. Silvers 3 5 0 7
M. Tyus 12 S
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 1 0
M. Tyus 1 1 0 1
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
D. Douglas 80 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
6 113 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
66 853 6
D. Douglas 6 113 0 47
E. Thompson 8 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
8 83 1
SEASON REC YDS TD
88 903 7
E. Thompson 8 83 1 17
S. Letton 17 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
3 12 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
10 88 0
S. Letton 3 12 0 7
S. Davis 84 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 11 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
14 179 1
S. Davis 2 11 0 8
T. McCormick 11 WR
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
2 11 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
37 467 5
T. McCormick 2 11 0 7
B. Smith 26 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 4 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
4 39 0
B. Smith 1 4 0 4
J. Chunn 38 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 3 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
30 228 0
J. Chunn 1 3 0 3
A. Flakes 15 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
0 0 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
10 100 2
A. Flakes 0 0 0 0
J. Anderson 33 RB
IN-GAME REC YDS TD
1 -2 0
SEASON REC YDS TD
14 73 1
J. Anderson 1 -2 0 -2
Defense T-A SACK INT
J. Lucas 13 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 3 0.0
J. Lucas 5-0 0.0 1
J. Rountree 22 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 4 0.0
J. Rountree 5-0 0.0 0
C. Rookard 24 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 4 0.0
C. Rookard 5-0 0.0 1
T. Russell 10 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-3 0 0.0
T. Russell 4-3 0.0 0
J. McDowell 6 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
J. McDowell 3-1 0.0 0
K. Weatherspoon 3 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 2 0.0
K. Weatherspoon 3-0 0.0 1
B. Brown 18 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 6 0.0
B. Brown 3-1 0.0 0
J. Stadom 30 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
J. Stadom 2-0 0.0 0
K. Melton 4 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 2 0.0
K. Melton 2-0 0.0 0
W. Lloyd 23 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-4 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-4 0 0.0
W. Lloyd 2-4 0.0 0
T. Folsom 29 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
T. Folsom 2-0 0.0 0
T. Lewis 20 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
T. Lewis 1-0 0.0 0
S. Lebbie 5 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 1.0
S. Lebbie 1-1 1.0 0
D. Cain 21 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 1 0.0
D. Cain 1-1 0.0 0
I. Saleem 16 WR
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
I. Saleem 1-0 0.0 0
S. Calloway 94 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
S. Calloway 1-1 0.0 0
M. Tyus 12 S
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
M. Tyus 1-0 0.0 0
R. Dillard 7 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-3 1 0.0
R. Dillard 1-3 0.0 0
B. Poole II 97 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
B. Poole II 1-0 0.0 0
J. Marshall 25 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-2 1 0.0
J. Marshall 0-2 0.0 0
T. Sanders 90 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 2 0.0
T. Sanders 0-1 0.0 1
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
R. Kay 99 K
IN-GAME FG XP
0/1 4/4
SEASON FG XP
18/23 48/48
R. Kay 0/1 0 4/4 4
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
R. Kay 99 K
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
7 41.9 4
SEASON NO AVG IN20
69 40.9 4
R. Kay 7 41.9 4 51
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
B. Smith 26 RB
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 9.0 17 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
8 19.1 17 0
B. Smith 2 9.0 17 0
D. Douglas 80 WR
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 11.0 11 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
6 12.7 11 0
D. Douglas 1 11.0 11 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:56 OHIO 15 1:03 3 -2 Punt
13:34 OHIO 25 0:51 2 3 INT
11:17 OHIO 1 2:58 9 99 TD
7:03 OHIO 30 1:20 2 28 INT
1:09 OHIO 26 0:42 5 42
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 TROY 32 1:40 6 -33 FG
12:25 OHIO 42 0:47 3 5 FUMBLE
9:35 OHIO 20 2:40 4 11 INT
4:52 OHIO 23 3:53 11 77 TD
0:20 OHIO 17 0:00 1 -3
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:54 OHIO 32 2:09 5 28 Punt
6:34 OHIO 2 0:43 1 4 INT
5:37 OHIO 49 2:09 9 -14 FG
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:46 OHIO 18 3:44 7 11 FG Miss
7:55 OHIO 44 3:54 8 36 FG
2:20 OHIO 15 1:01 6 20
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:53 OHIO 48 0:19 2 48 TD
12:43 OHIO 44 1:26 3 38 INT
8:17 TROY 12 1:14 2 28 INT
5:43 TROY 35 4:29 12 65 TD
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:20 TROY 25 0:55 3 -1 Punt
11:38 OHIO 47 2:03 8 44 FG Miss
6:55 OHIO 18 2:03 5 18 TD
0:59 TROY 25 0:39 3 7 Punt
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
14:56 TROY 25 1:02 3 -5 Punt
11:45 TROY 9 5:11 14 42 Punt
5:51 OHIO 4 0:04 2 4 TD
3:22 TROY 20 2:37 6 28
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 TROY 48 1:14 3 8 Punt
10:02 TROY 29 2:07 3 6 Punt
4:01 TROY 25 1:41 5 17 Punt
1:19 OHIO 35 0:36 2 -7