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      Thomas' 2 TDs lifts Troy over South Alabama 34-33

      AP Photo/Jay Sailors

      TROY, Ala. (AP) Eric Thomas caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Corey Robinson with seven seconds left in the game to lift Troy to a 34-33 victory over South Alabama on Saturday.

      Thomas, who had five catches for 129 yards and two touchdowns, became the Sun Belt Conference all-time leader in touchdown receptions (26).

      South Alabama (2-3, 1-1 Sun Belt) took a 33-27 lead when Jereme Jones scored on a 65-yard catch and run to cap a 99-yard scoring drive with 48 seconds remaining.

      Corey Robinson completed 20 of 26 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winner to Thomas. Deon Anthony added 95 yards passing and two touchdowns for Troy (3-3, 1-1).

      Ross Metheny and Brandon Bridge combined for 471 yards, on 24-of-41 passing, and two touchdowns. They also led South Alabama in rushing with 55 and 54 yards, respectively.