(0-4, 0-2 C-USA)
(2-2, 1-0 Sun Belt)
7:00 PM ET, October 1, 2011
VETERANS MEMORIAL STADIUM, TROY, AL
Passing: C. Robinson (TROY) - 349 YDS, 1 INT
Rushing: D. Taylor (TROY) - 12 CAR, 53 YDS, 3 TD
Receiving: J. Williams (UCF) - 8 REC, 89 YDS
TROY, Ala. -- D.J. Taylor ran for a career-high three touchdowns, including the game-winner with 4:07 left, as Troy rallied to beat UAB 24-23.
Troy's winning touchdown, from 2 yards out, was set up when cornerback Jimmie Anderson stepped in front of a screen pass and intercepted it, returning it 6 yards to the UAB 12-yard line.
He also scored on 3- and 1-yard runs for the Trojans (2-2).
The Blazers (0-4) took a 23-14 lead when T.J. Ballou returned an interception 52 yards for a touchdown. The Trojans cut into that on Michael Taylor's 48-yard field goal with 5:18 left.
Troy quarterback Corey Robinson threw for 349 yards and passed the 5,000-yard mark in his career.
UAB quarterback Jonathan Perry, who started in place of injured Bryan Ellis, threw for 154 yards. His fourth-down pass with 1:37 left fell incomplete.