In a 3-3 series, the Spartans return to Tulsa for the first time in 12 years.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his third season with the Spartans... Tops the 2017 opening fall depth chart at left tackle... Can play either tackle position... Also can long snap.. Signed a National Letter-of-Intent with San José State in February 2014.
2016: Played in 11 games and started the first eight games at left tackle... The first of two freshmen to start in the offensive line during the season... Also started at Boise State (11/4) for his ninth start of the year.
2015: Completed a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coach Bobby Green) and track and field at Mountain Ridge High in Glendale, Ariz.... A two-time second-team All-West Valley Preps selection... Named his team's Most Valuable Offensive Lineman his junior and senior seasons... Concluded his high school football career playing in the January 2014 B2G West Coast Bowl in Redondo Beach, Calif. ... A shot put specialist for his track and field team... Placed 20th at the 2013 Arizona Division I State Track and Field Championships.
MORE ON TROY: A justice studies major... Is interested in becoming a police officer or a private investigator... He is a native of Glendale, Ariz.