LSU stunned by Troy in 1st home loss vs. nonconference team since 2000
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In a game that could go down as the upset of the year, Troy shocked the college football world by entering enemy territory and handing No. 25 LSU a 24-21 defeat.

The loss marked the first time LSU was defeated by a nonconference opponent at home since Sept. 23, 2000, against UAB, ending a 49-game streak that was the longest of its kind in the country.

If those facts don't sting enough for fans, the loss also snapped the Tigers' 16-game unbeaten streak against Sun Belt teams. It's also Troy's first win over an SEC team since Oct. 13, 2001, when the Trojans took down Mississippi State by a score of 21-9.

LSU's downfall resulted from a struggle to mount any sort of dominating offense, with star running back Derrius Guice's absence diminishing the threat of the Tigers' ground game.

Starting quarterback Danny Etling was temporarily forced from the game after taking a hit at the end of the second half. Freshman Myles Brennan took over and completed 4 of 7 passes for 68 yards, a touchdown, and an interception before Etling's return, leading to a final line of 17-of-25 for 198 yards and a pair of touchdowns to go along with an interception on the final play of the game.

Troy's offense was led by a strong performance on the ground by running back Jordan Chunn, who barely missed the 200-yard mark, finishing with 191 and a touchdown on 30 carries.

LSU will have a chance to rebound from the shocking defeat when the Tigers travel to Gainesville to face Florida on Oct. 7.

LSU stunned by Troy in 1st home loss vs. nonconference team since 2000
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