After beating Troy 31-17 last season, Mark Hudspeth and the Ragin' Cajuns have a feeling this game has been circled on Troy's schedule, and they aren't expecting to come in and be able to use the element of suprise to beat the Trojans this weekend.
"Joe Frazier once said, 'The punch that knocks you out is the one that you didn't see coming.' So I'm sure that was the case last year, they hadn't had any trouble with us in the past." he explained.
The match up will also act as a reunion of sorts with Troy offensive coordinator Kenny Edenfield on the other sideline. Edenfield served as Hudspeth's offensive coordinator for seven years at North Alabama where the two put up some impressive offensive numbers, set numerous school records, and made deep runs into the Division II playoffs on a consistent basis.
Hudspeth noted that his staff's familiarity with Edenfield and the Troy staff sometimes makes it more difficult to game plan for them because their similarities in beliefs and schemes makes them over think themselves on occasion.