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Troy senior quarterback Deon Anthony accounted for five touchdowns and 360 total yards in the Trojans' comeback victory over Florida International on Saturday.

Anthony threw for three scores and ran for two more in the win.  He finished the day 29-of-41 passing for 245 yards and rushed for 115 yards on 18 carries.

Florida International held a nine-point lead after three quarters of play, but Troy scored 10 unanswered points in the final quarter to earn their third Sun Belt Conference victory of the year. 

With the win, the Trojans move to 4-3 on the year and 3-2 in conference play.  They will travel to play Florida Atlantic next week.

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFIUTROY
TD 11:15 Glenn Coleman 33 Yd Pass From Jake Medlock (Jack Griffin Kick) 7 0
TD 05:24 Deon Anthony 33 Yd Run (Will Scott Kick) 7 7
TD 03:08 Darian Mallary 1 Yd Run (Jack Griffin Kick) 14 7
TD 01:54 Willis Wright 49 Yd Pass From Jake Medlock (Jack Griffin Kick) 21 7
SECOND QUARTERFIUTROY
TD 10:34 Chip Reeves 7 Yd Pass From Deon Anthony (Will Scott Kick) 21 14
FG 04:52 Jack Griffin 21 Yd 24 14
THIRD QUARTERFIUTROY
TD 13:45 Eric Thomas 17 Yd Pass From Deon Anthony (Will Scott Kick) 24 21
TD 11:39 Wayne Times 3 Yd Pass From Jake Medlock (Jack Griffin Kick) 31 21
TD 07:57 Justin Halley 62 Yd Fumble Return (Pat Failed) 37 21
TD 00:54 Eric Thomas 11 Yd Pass From Deon Anthony (Will Scott Kick) 37 28
FOURTH QUARTERFIUTROY
TD 09:57 Deon Anthony 13 Yd Run (Will Scott Kick) 37 35
FG 00:11 Will Scott 42 Yd 37 38

Team Stat Comparison

 FIUTROY
1st Downs 20 27
3rd down efficiency
3-11 12-21
4th down efficiency
2-3 1-1
Total Yards 428 432
Passing 316 245
Comp-Att
18-29 29-45
Yards per pass
10.9 5.4
Rushing 112 187
Rushing Attempts
38 42
Yards per rush
2.9 4.5
Penalties 12-104 6-43
Turnovers 3 2
Fumbles lost
2 1
Interceptions thrown
1 1
Possession 30:08 29:52
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