The Troy Trojans are set to visit Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri for a Week 6 clash against the Missouri Tigers. The Troy Trojans come into this matchup with a 2-2 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent home game against the Arkansas State Red Wolves, 50-43. QB Kaleb Barker had a big game through the air for the Troy Trojans as he threw for 367 yards, 4 TDs, and 1 interception. The Trojans had a pair of 100-yard receivers as Kaylon Geiger hauled in 8 catches for 111 yards and a TD while Reggie Todd pitched in 100 yards.
The Troy Trojans struggled on the defensive side of the ball against the Arkansas State Red Wolves as they allowed 50 points and a total of 558 yards of offense. Freshman CB Dell Pettus led the way for the Troy Trojans with 10 tackles. Junior LB Kevin Nixon was able to get into the Arkansas State backfield a handful of times as he pitched in 2.5 TFL. Carlton Marital and Will Sunderland hauled in interceptions for the Troy defense.
The Missouri Tigers come into this matchup with a 3-1 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the South Carolina Gamecocks, 34-14. QB Kelly Bryant had a big game for the Missouri Tigers as he threw for 227 yards, 2 TDs, and 1 interception while also adding in 77 rushing yards. RB Larry Roundtree III had a solid game on the ground for the Missouri Tigers as he pitched in 88 rushing yards.
The Missouri Tigers were good on the defensive side of the ball against the South Carolina Gamecocks as they held them to 14 points and a total of 271 yards of offense. Cale Garrett led the way for the Missouri Tigers with 6 tackles. Junior DL Kobie Whiteside was able to get into the South Carolina backfield a handful of times as he contributed 2 sacks. Senior safety Ronnell Perkins contributed the lone interception of the game for the Tigers which he returned 100 yards for a TD.