Team preview: Troy State
Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college football season, exclusively on Insider.
Larry Blakeney's program was battered and bruised but not beaten up. It survived Nebraska and Miami, Mississippi State and Kansas State, Missouri, Virginia and Minnesota. Troy emerged with a handful of starters sidelined by injury by season's end in 2003, finishing 6-6 after consecutive victories at Utah State and over Louisiana-Monroe.
And then the light began shining.