Here are some facts and figures about games involving Indiana college football teams. Times are eastern.
Ball State (2-6) at Eastern Michigan (2-6) (6 p.m.): The Eagles hung on for a 46-41 win over Ball State a year ago. Caleb Huntley ran 24 times for 91 yards in the Cardinals’ 58-17 loss to Toledo. Brogan Roback was 22-of-44 for 267 yards and a touchdown in Eastern Michigan’s 30-27 overtime loss to Northern Illinois.
DePauw (7-1) at Kenyon (0-8) (11 a.m.): The Tigers clawed past Kenyon, 48-35, last season. Jake Hagan had six receptions for 163 yards and a touchdown in DePauw’s 42-26 win over Allegheny. Ian Robertson caught 14 passes for 163 yards and three scores for the Ohio-based Lords in their 51-45 loss to the College of Wooster.
Illinois (2-6) at Purdue (3-5) (Noon): The Boilermakers needed overtime to earn a 34-31 win at Illinois in 2016. Kendrick Foster raced 15 times for 66 yards and a score in the Fighting Illini’s 24-10 loss to No. 4 Wisconsin. Richie Worship tallied 18 carries for 89 yards in Purdue’s 25-24 loss to Nebraska.
Taylor (3-5) at Saint Francis (9-0) (Noon): The top-ranked and defending NAIA national champion Cougars cruised to a 37-6 win over Taylor last year. Jacks Bronkema recorded nine tackles for the Trojans in a 31-14 loss to No. 15 Concordia (Michigan). Matt Kominkiewicz returned the opening kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown and caught a pass for another score in Saint Francis’ 70-0 blanking of Lindenwood-Belleville.
Valparaiso (4-4) at Jacksonville (5-3) (Noon): The Crusaders claimed a 42-39 victory over Jacksonville a season ago. Cody Boxrucker had 14 rushes for 89 yards in Valparaiso’s 63-32 victory over Morehead State. Prince Gray racked up four catches for 89 yards with a touchdown for the Florida-based Dolphins in a 54-48 triple overtime win against Campbell.
Wisconsin (8-0) at Indiana (3-5) (Noon): The Badgers rolled to a 51-3 win over Indiana during the 2013 campaign. Alex Hornibrook completed 10-of-19 passes for 135 yards for Wisconsin against Illinois. Tony Fields came up with five tackles and an interception in the Hoosiers’ 42-39 loss at Maryland.
Trine (8-0) at Alma (4-4) (1 p.m.): The Scots from Michigan were a 41-33 winner over Trine in their last meeting. Evan Wyse rambled 17 times for 150 yards with a touchdown in the No. 25 (NCAA D-III) Thunder’s 55-34 win at Adrian. Thomas Cannon recorded 24 rushes for 146 yards and a score in Alma’s 44-20 loss to Olivet.
Youngstown State (3-5) at Indiana State (0-8) (1 p.m.): The Penguins from Ohio slipped past Indiana State, 13-10, last season. Armand Dellovade tallied 11 tackles in Youngstown State’s 35-0 loss to Illinois State. Curtis Lee managed five receptions for 54 yards in the Sycamores’ 59-20 loss to Missouri State.
Wabash (6-2) at Allegheny (3-5) (1 p.m.): The Little Giants marched past Allegheny, 59-7, a year ago. Weston Murphy went 15-of-30 for 156 yards and a touchdown in Wabash’s 21-14 loss to Wittenberg. Alex Victor caught eight passes for 113 yards and three scores for the Pennsylvania-based Gators against DePauw.
Missouri Baptist (3-6) at Marian (5-3) (1:05 p.m.): The Spartans dropped a 70-7 contest to No. 20 (NAIA) Marian last year. Tim Brenneisen was 15-of-18 for 320 yards and four touchdowns in Missouri Baptist’s 34-27 win at Trinity International. Bailey Bennett racked up seven tackles for the Knights in their 27-23 win over Siena Heights.
Anderson (1-7) at Franklin (6-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Grizzlies clawed their way to a 55-34 win over Anderson a season ago. Matthew Bowman caught seven passes for 68 yards with a touchdown in the Ravens’ 71-27 loss to Mount St. Joseph on October 21. Ben Fleet tallied six receptions for 131 yards and a score in Franklin’s 66-39 victory against Mount St. Joe.
Earlham (0-8) at Bluffton (2-6) (1:30 p.m.): The Ohio-based Beavers posted a 54-20 win over Earlham in their previous matchup. Gavin Farrar finished with 10 tackles for the Quakers in a 48-13 loss to Manchester. Darian Greeley had 28 carries for 121 yards and two touchdowns in Bluffton’s 31-28 loss to Rose-Hulman.
Manchester (4-4) at Hanover (4-4) (1:30 p.m.): The Panthers roared past Manchester, 49-27 in the 2016 season. Cornelius Hawkins rushed five times for 111 yards and a touchdown for the Spartans against Earlham. Jackson Daugherty tallied four catches for 92 yards with a score in Hanover’s 37-29 win over Defiance.
Wake Forest (5-3) at Notre Dame (7-1) (3:30 p.m.): The No. 5 Fighting Irish recorded a 28-7 win against Wake Forest during the 2015 campaign. John Wolford went 28-of-34 for 461 yards and six touchdowns in the Demon Deacons’ 42-37 victory over Louisville. Durham Smythe had three catches for 52 yards and touchdowns in Notre Dame’s 35-14 win over North Carolina State.
Butler (5-4) at Stetson (2-7): The Bulldogs racked up a 49-41 win over Stetson in the 2014 season. Will Marty finished 18-of-27 for 267 yards in Butler’s 27-22 loss to Dayton. Donald Parham ended up with five receptions for 97 yards in the Florida-based Hatters’ 48-7 loss to San Diego.
Missouri S&T (6-3) at Indianapolis (9-0) (6 p.m.): The No. 5 (NCAA D-II) Greyhounds posted a 16-6 decision over Missouri S&T a season ago. DeShawn Jones scampered 22 times for 155 yards and two touchdowns in the Miners’ 41-38 win over Southwest Baptist. Jake Purichia completed 19-of-22 attempts for 210 yards and three scores for Indianapolis in a 42-3 triumph over William Jewell.