TROY, Ala. (10/7/23) – On Saturday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Stadium, the Arkansas State football team dropped a 37-3 decision at Troy.
The Red Wolves (3-3, 1-1 SBC) were limited to just 203 yards of total offense, while the Trojans (4-2, 2-1) racked up 587 yards – 351 on the ground.
Troy’s Kimani Vidal recorded the game’s first two scores, a pair of 1-yard rushing touchdowns in the first and second quarter to give the Trojans a 14-0 lead. Vidal rushed for 247 yards on 28 carries with three touchdowns. Scott Taylor Renfroe added a pair of field goals, from 27 and 28 yards, to move the hosts’ halftime lead to 20-0.
Renfroe added a 39-yard kick in the third quarter, expanding Troy’s lead to 23-0 after three.
Early in the fourth quarter, Trojan quarterback Gunnar Watson connected with Chris Lewis for a 64-yard strike, and then Vidal scored on a 69-yard rush with 8:13 remaining to make it 37-0.
With 3:51 remaining, Dominic Zvada put A-State on the board by drilling a 45-yard field goal, making him 7-of-10 on the season and 24-of-28 for his career.
The Red Wolves resume conference play on Saturday, Oct. 21, hosting Coastal Carolina for Homecoming. Kick-off against the Chanticleers at Centennial Bank Stadium is set for 6 p.m., and the game will be broadcasted live on ESPN+. The radio broadcast can be heard on the EAB Red Wolves Sports Network as well as on the A-State Red Wolves mobile app.
A-State Falls 37-3 at Troy. Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council