Here are some facts and figures about games involving Indiana college football teams. Times are eastern.
Alma (1-3) at Trine (4-0) (1 p.m.): The Scots from Michigan are looking to avenge a 41-6 loss to Trine a year ago. Alex Szajko came up with 15 tackles for Alma in a 37-34 overtime loss to Albion. Brandon Winters was 10-of-12 for 145 yards in the Thunder’s 35-25 win over Hope.
DePauw (2-2) at Oberlin (1-3) (1 p.m.): The Tigers clawed past Oberlin, 26-10, last season. Andy Hunt had four receptions for 47 yards with a touchdown in DePauw’s 38-17 win over Ohio Wesleyan. Melvin Briggs ran eight times for 118 yards and a score for the Ohio-based Yeomen in a 52-27 loss to Denison.
Marian (4-0) at Saint Ambrose (4-1) (1 p.m.): The No. 3 (NAIA) Knights claimed a 61-24 win over No. 25 Saint Ambrose last year. Charles Salary earned NAIA national offensive player of the week accolades with 35 carries for 213 yards and a touchdown in Marian’s 38-27 upset of top-ranked and two-time defending national champion Saint Francis (Indiana). Jake Romani went 24-of-36 for 330 yards with three scores in the Iowa-based Fighting Bees’ 33-19 win over Saint Francis (Illinois).
Saint Francis (Illinois) (1-4) at Indiana Wesleyan (3-1) (1 p.m.): Brandon Ruffin hauled in 11 passes for 163 yards and a touchdown for the Fighting Saints against Saint Ambrose. Joshua McKenzie rambled 26 times for 162 yards and two scores for the Wildcats in a 44-7 win over Lindenwood-Belleville.
Saint Francis (Indiana) (4-1) at Concordia (Michigan) (4-1) (1 p.m.): The No. 5 (NAIA) Cougars posted a 35-18 win over Concordia a season ago. Despite 20 tackles from Eric Dunten against Marian, Saint Francis saw its 27-game winning streak come to an end. Dontae DeSalle caught five passes for 93 yards and two scores in the Cardinals’ 71-0 blanking of Lindenwood-Belleville.
Valparaiso (0-4) at Dayton (2-3) (1 p.m.): The Crusaders closed the 2017 campaign with an 8-7 win over Dayton. Griffin Norberg tallied four receptions for 102 yards and a touchdown in Valparaiso’s 40-35 loss to Davidson. Jack Cook completed 16-of-35 for 168 yards with a score for the Flyers in a 28-17 loss to Marist.
Earlham (0-5) at Hanover (2-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Panthers clawed past Earlham, 49-14, in their last matchup. Malcolm Jones tallied seven receptions for 89 yards in the Quakers’ 69-0 loss to Manchester. Noah Wezensky was 24-of-35 for 229 yards and five touchdowns for Hanover in its 55-8 win over Anderson.
Franklin (3-1) at Defiance (0-4) (1:30 p.m.): The Yellow Jackets from Ohio dropped a 42-12 decision to Franklin a season ago. Ben Fleet hauled in 10 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns for the Grizzlies in their 42-39 win over Rose-Hulman. Corey Bennett accounted for 23 rushes for 141 yards in Defiance’s 18-14 loss to Anderson.
Manchester (2-3) at Mount St. Joseph (4-1) (1:30 p.m.): The Lions from Ohio roared to a 31-14 win over Manchester last year. Austin Roberts scampered nine times for 111 yards for the Spartans against Earlham. Michael Williamson ran 16 times for 115 yards in Mount St. Joseph’s 21-7 win over Bluffton.
Bluffton (1-4) at Rose-Hulman (1-4) (2 p.m.): The Fightin’ Engineers slipped past Bluffton, 31-28, a year ago. Drake Campbell accumulated 90 yards rushing on 18 attempts for the Ohio-based Beavers against Mount St. Joseph. Noah Thomas came up with 15 catches for 170 yards and two scores for Rose-Hulman against Franklin.
Butler (3-1) at Drake (2-1) (2 p.m.): The Bulldogs from Iowa posted a 27-16 win over Butler last season. Will Marty was 10-of-23 for 134 yards and two touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 24-21 win over Morehead State. Grant Kraemer went 16-of-24 for 176 yards and four scores in Drake’s 41-9 victory over Jacksonville.
Northern Illinois (2-3) at Ball State (2-3) (3 p.m.): The Huskies cruised to a 63-17 win over Ball State in their last meeting. Tre Harbison raced 32 times for 136 yards and a touchdown in Northern Illinois’ 26-23 win over Eastern Michigan. Jacob Whited racked up 10 tackles and a fumble recovery for the Cardinals in their 52-24 win over Kent State.
Wabash (4-0) at Denison (2-2) (3 p.m.): The Little Giants marched to a 28-7 victory over Denison a season ago. Isaac Avant rambled 20 times for 131 yards with a touchdown in Wabash’s 48-20 win over the College of Wooster. Alex Minton had 14 carries for 75 yards and a score for the Ohio-based Big Red against Oberlin.
Indiana (4-1) at Ohio State (5-0) (4 p.m.): The No. 3 Buckeyes opened the 2017 campaign with a 49-21 victory at Indiana. Peyton Ramsey completed 27-of-40 for 288 yards and a score in the Hoosiers’ 24-17 win at Rutgers. Dwayne Haskins went 22-of-39 for 270 yards and three touchdowns as Ohio State rallied for a 27-26 win at No. 11 Penn State.
Taylor (2-2) at Siena Heights (4-0) (4 p.m.): The No. 23 (NAIA) Saints from Michigan claimed a 48-26 win over Taylor last year. Jackson Brockema racked up 10 tackles for the Trojans in their 49-36 loss to Saint Xavier. D’Aries Davis scampered 26 times for 176 yards for Siena Heights in a 38-27 win over Saint Francis (Illinois).
Indiana State (2-2) at South Dakota State (2-1) (7 p.m.): The Jackrabbits rolled to a 56-6 victory over Indiana State last season. Jaquan Keys had 16 rushes for 76 yards in the Sycamores’ 33-0 loss to Northern Iowa. Isaac Wallace tallied nine carries for 110 yards with a score for South Dakota State in its 21-17 loss to North Dakota State.
Indianapolis (3-1) at Missouri S&T (4-1) (8 p.m.): The Greyhounds raced to a 43-34 win against Missouri S&T a year ago. Malik Higgins caught six passes for 134 yards and three touchdowns in Indianapolis’ 41-17 win over Lincoln. Tyler Swart went 23-of-29 for 448 yards and five scores in the Miners’ 48-23 win over Southwest Baptist.
Notre Dame (5-0) at Virginia Tech (3-1) (8 p.m.): The No. 24 Hokies rallied for a 34-31 win at No. 6 Notre Dame during the 2016 campaign. Dexter Williams came off the bench to run 21 times for 161 yards and a touchdown for the Fighting Irish in their 38-17 win over No. 14 Stanford. Ryan Willis finished 17-of-27 for 332 yards and three scores in Virginia Tech’s 31-14 victory at Duke.