Troy Univ. Football Schedule Set: City Expects Huge Economic Boost
Troy University finalizes its football schedule for 2012 and 2013. Alcorn State, Navy and for the first time ever an SEC school, Mississippi State, will visit Veterans Memorial Stadium. City officials are predicting the games will bring more financial victories to Troy.
Troy University's football season will be here in ten weeks. This year, the school will host six home games including Navy and Mississippi State. City leaders are predicting both games will bring a tremendous economic boost to the city.
Records from the City Clerk's Office show a home conference game weekend brings roughly $1 million into Troy.
But Lunsford is predicting Navy and Mississippi State will hit record numbers. Most of the money falling into the hands of local businesses.
Lunsford says Sikorsky is flying the Naval Hawk Helicopter over Veterans Memorial Stadium before the Navy vs. Troy kickoff.
For Troy's 2012 Schedule: http://www.troytrojans.com/schedule.aspx?path=football
For Troy's 2013 Schedule: http://www.troytrojans.com/news/2012/6/26/FB_0626121507.aspx?path=football