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Bowl preview: Ohio @ Troy

On December 23, 2016 at 5:12 pm EST

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Ohio Bobcats faces the Troy Trojans in the Dollar General Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. The game will be live on ESPN at 8 pm EST.

The Bobcats are 8-5 overall, while the Trojans are 9-3. Troy would have the “home field advantage” as they are less than a three hour drive away from the site of the bowl game.

Brandon Silvers (Getty Images)

Brandon Silvers (Getty Images)

The Trojans did not play a neutral site game this season. Both teams were 4-2 on the road.

Ohio has played a neutral site game this season earlier this month. They lost to the Western Michigan Broncos on Dec. 2 in the MAC Championship game at Ford Field.

Troy has already played at this stadium earlier this season. On Oct. 20 on ESPNU, they defeated the South Alabama Jaguars 28-21.

This is the second meeting between the schools. The Trojans won the first meeting on Dec. 18, 2010 when they won 48-21.

Ohio comes into the game with a one-game losing streak. They haven’t won since defeating Akron 9-3 on Nov. 22.

Troy also lists its last game. They haven’t won since Nov. 26 when they beat Texas Southern 40-7.

Greg Windham leads the Bobcats attack with 1,580 passing yards. He had 12 touchdowns and four interceptions.

Dorian Brown has 802 rushing yards and four touchdowns. Sebastian Smith has 877 receiving yards and four touchdowns.

Brandon Silvers leads the Trojans attack with 2,945 passing yards. He has 22 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

Jordan China has 1,232 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns. Emanuel Thompson has 737 receiving yards and five touchdowns.

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