Published November 17, 2012
TROY, Ala. – Ryan Aplin became the Sun Belt Conference's all-time leading passer and set an Arkansas State record for total yards in Saturday's 41-34 win over Troy.
Aplin was 28-of-42 passing for 369 yards and four touchdowns as the Red Wolves (8-3, 6-1) won their sixth straight game.
The senior has 10,307 career passing yards, eclipsing Rusty Smith's conference record of 10,112 with Florida Atlantic from 2006-09. With 85 yards rushing, Aplin totaled 454 yards offense Saturday.
Corey Robinson threw for 417 yards for Troy (5-6, 3-4), while kicker Will Scott was 4 for 4 on field goals. Robinson was 26 of 35, including a 51-yard first-quarter touchdown to Chip Reeves.
Arkansas State's David Oku carried 20 times for 93 yards and two touchdowns.
Oku's 1-yarder with 4:49 remaining gave the Red Wolves a 41-31 lead. Troy made it a seven-point game on Scott's 29-yard kick with 3 1/2 minutes to play.