Troy Falls to Liberty at Home, 21-13

Malik Willis threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Liberty to a 21-13 victory over Troy.

Willis was 13-of-18 passing for 154 yards and added 93 yards rushing on 20 carries. He threw a 32-yard touchdown strike to Demario Douglas in the first quarter, and then floated a 2-yard TD pass to tight end Jerome Jackson in the second.

Willis sprinted to the right end zone pylon for a 4-yard touchdown that capped a 90-yard drive with 12:22 remaining.

Taylor Powell connected with Deyunkrea Lewis for an 11-yard touchdown pass to pull Troy to 21-13 with 1:14 to play.

The Trojans are 1-1 and play at Southern Miss next Saturday night.

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