Former Trojans QB signs with NFL team

Former Trojans QB signs with NFL team
Former Troy Trojans quarterback Brandon Silvers signed with the New York Jets Wednesday.

FLORHAM PARK, NJ (WSFA) - After an impressive showing in the Alliance of American Football, former Troy Trojans quarterback Brandon Silvers has signed a National Football League contract.

Wednesday, Silvers announced he’d signed with the New York Jets.

The former Trojan star made three starts with the Memphis Express and put up eye-popping numbers. He threw for 777 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winning touchdown pass against the Birmingham Iron in Week 7.

The gunslinger from Orange Beach ranks second all-time in Troy school history with 10,677 passing yards. He also tossed 71 touchdowns.

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