DENTON, Texas (AP) -
set a Troy record for pass completions in just his second start for the Trojans, leading them to a 45-17 victory over North
Texas on Saturday night.
Replacing injured starter
, Brown tied the record in the first half by completing 35 of 42 passes. He finished the game 40-for-50 for 391 yards and
scored twice on 1-yard runs for Troy (5-2, 4-0 Sun Belt).
Brown, a transfer from Richmond who started three games in two seasons, connected with
for a 6-yard touchdown that put Troy ahead 22-0 in the second quarter. Browns final pass went to
for 29 yards and a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
The first score for UNT (0-8, 0-4) came midway through the second quarter on a 32-yard pass from
. His 14 catches for 113 yards gave him 194 career receptions, breaking
record of 187.
Jernigan caught nine passes for 123 yards before leaving in the second quarter because of a knee injury.