LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Levi Brown threw three touchdown passes as
Troy squandered an early lead, then came from behind to beat
Louisiana-Lafayette 48-31 on Saturday night.
Shawn Southward ran for 152 yards and two touchdowns for the
Trojans (9-3, 8-0 Sun Belt Conference), who locked up the league's
automatic berth in the New Orleans Bowl. Troy has won or shared the
Sun Belt title the last four years.
Brown had a pair of fourth-quarter scoring passes, a 14-yarder
to Tebiarus Gill and a 26-yarder to Jerrel Jernigan, to key a
17-point Troy run after Louisiana-Lafayette (6-6, 4-4) scored 25
unanswered points to lead 25-24.
Brown was 20-for-31 for 293 yards, becoming the Sun Belt's single-season record holder with 3,868 yards.
Troy's Bryan Willis returned an onside kick 38 yards for a touchdown with 2:10 left.
Chris Masson was 16-for-25 for 187 yards and a touchdown for the