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COLLEGE CORNER 17 – WEEK NINE

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Here are some facts and figures about games involving Indiana college football teams. Times are eastern.

OCTOBER 26

Toledo (6-1) at Ball State (2-5) (7 p.m.): The Rockets blasted Ball State, 37-19, last year. Logan Woodside was 17-of-24 for 304 yards and five touchdowns in Toledo’s 48-21 win over Akron. Jack Milas completed 18-of-30 passes for 118 yards in the Cardinals’ 56-9 loss to Central Michigan. Ball State dropped a 58-17 decision to Toledo and travels to Eastern Michigan (2-6) on November 2 at 6 p.m.

OCTOBER 28

Lindenwood (Belleville) (0-7) at Saint Francis (8-0) (Noon): The top-ranked and defending NAIA national champion Cougars crushed Lindenwood, 63-7, a season ago. Watraie Jones had just 10 carries for 35 yards for the Illinois-based Lynx in a 63-10 loss to Taylor. Nick Ferrer went 33-of-49 for 446 yards and six touchdowns in Saint Francis’ 56-23 win over Missouri Baptist.

Allegheny (3-4) at DePauw (6-1) (1 p.m.): The Tigers rolled to a 69-21 win over Allegheny a year ago. Logan Lee was 19-of-30 for 304 yards and five touchdowns for the Pennsylvania-based Gators in a 44-35 win over Kenyon. Jake Weber managed just eight rushes for 35 yards in DePauw’s 52-6 loss to Wittenberg.

Butler (5-3) at Dayton (3-5) (1p.m.): The Flyers soared past Butler, 31-16, last season. Isaak Newhouse recorded eight tackles, a fumble recovery, and an interception in the Bulldogs’ 37-23 win over Campbell. Tucker Yinger ran 14 times for 135 yards and two touchdowns in Dayton’s 48-22 win over Davidson.

Indianapolis (8-0) at William Jewell (1-7) (1 p.m.): The Cardinals from Missouri suffered a 34-12 to No. 6 (NCAA D-II) Indianapolis last season. Garrett Willis came up with seven receptions for 114 yards and a score in the Greyhounds’ 45-0 blanking of Lincoln. Brad Strauss was 27-of-37 for 340 yards and two touchdowns in William Jewell’s 24-14 loss to Truman State.

Taylor (3-4) at Concordia (6-1) (1 p.m.): The No. 16 (NAIA) Cardinals from Michigan recorded a 34-14 victory over Taylor in their last meeting. Drew LeFever raced 16 times for 61 yards in the Trojans’ win over Lindenwood. Seth Suida went 16-of-29 for 261 yards and four touchdowns in Concordia’s 39-36 win over No. 21 Marian.

Wittenberg (7-0) at Wabash (6-1) (1 p.m.): The Tigers from Ohio racked up a 24-14 win against Wabash a season ago. Jake Kennedy went 19-of-33 for 226 yards and four scores for Wittenberg against DePauw. Evan Hansen recorded 15 tackles for the Little Giants in their 35-21 win over Oberlin.

Siena Heights (4-3) at Marian (4-3) (1:05 p.m.): The Knights earned a 59-14 win over Siena Heights a year ago. Braelen Bader racked up seven catches for 81 yards in the Michigan-based Saints’ 36-9 to Saint Francis (Ind.) on October 14. Charles Salary ran 17 times for 143 yards and two scores in Marian’s loss to Concordia.

Hanover (3-4) at Defiance (2-5) (1:30 p.m.): The Panthers claimed a 27-20 win over Defiance last year. Chase Lightfoot was 23-of-30 for 193 yards and two touchdowns in Hanover’s 48-14 win over Earlham. Carl Stokes caught six passes for 131 yards for the Ohio-based Yellow Jackets in their 45-0 win over Anderson on October 14.

Mount St. Joseph (5-3) at Franklin (5-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Grizzlies roared to a 56-24 win against Mount St. Joe in 2016. Chaiten Tomlin was 27-of-48 for 500 yards and tied a NCAA D-III record with nine touchdowns for the Ohio-based Lions in a 71-27 win over Anderson. Jordan Brown had 34 carries for 166 yards in Franklin’s 29-22 win over Rose-Hulman.

Rose-Hulman (6-2) at Bluffton (2-5) (1:30 p.m.): The Fightin’ Engineers cruised to a 42-19 win over Bluffton last season. Andrew Dion finished 26-of-46 for 327 yards and two touchdowns for Rose-Hulman against Franklin. Darian Greeley scampered 26 times for 131 yards in the Ohio-based Beavers’ 28-21 loss to Manchester.

Morehead State (3-5) at Valparaiso (3-4) (2 p.m.): The Eagles from Kentucky slipped past Valparaiso, 29-26 a season ago. Kordell Brown tallied eight tackles for Morehead State in a 29-26 win over Stetson. Parker Fox hauled in four passes for 109 yards and a score in the Crusaders’ 49-14 win over Marist on October 14.

Manchester (3-4) at Earlham (0-7) (2:30 p.m.): The Spartans marched past Earlham, 65-13, in their last meeting. Donovan Henderson Jr. scampered 25 times for 76 yards and two touchdowns for Manchester against Bluffton. Kobe Walker racked up eight tackles and a fumble recovery for the Quakers against Hanover.

Indiana State (0-7) at Missouri State (1-6) (3 p.m.): The Bears recorded a 45-24 win over Indiana State in 2016. Bob Pugh had four catches for 92 yards with a touchdown in the Sycamores’ 45-24 loss to Southern Illinois. Peyton Huslig ran 16 times for 123 yards in Missouri State’s 62-30 loss to South Dakota State.

Indiana (3-4) at Maryland (3-4) (3:30 p.m.): The Hoosiers posted a 42-36 victory against Maryland last season. Chase Dutra racked up 14 tackles in Indiana’s 17-9 loss at No. 16 Michigan State. Max Bortenschlager completed 13-of-20 throws for 130 yards and a touchdown in the Terrapins’ 38-13 loss to No. 5 Wisconsin.

North Carolina State (6-1) at Notre Dame (6-1): The No. 14 Wolfpack overcame the wet weather to post a 10-3 win over No. 9 Notre Dame last year. Nyheim Hines had 16 touches for 135 yards and one score in North Carolina State’s 35-17 win over Pittsburgh on October 14. Josh Adams exploded 191 yards on the ground and three touchdowns on 19 carries for the Fighting Irish in their 49-14 trouncing of Southern California (USC).

Trine (7-0) at Adrian (3-4) (5 p.m.): The Thunder stormed to a 31-13 win over Adrian a year ago. Jeffrey Barnett had five receptions for 131 yards and two touchdowns in Trine’s 50-14 win over Hope. Clayton Uecker went 13-of-19 for 270 yards and one score for the Michigan-based Bulldogs in a 36-22 win against Kalamazoo.

Nebraska (3-4) at Purdue (3-4) (7:30 p.m.): The Cornhuskers were a 27-14 winner over Purdue last season. Tanner Lee was 23-of-38 for 303 yards and two scores in Nebraska’s 56-14 loss to No. 6 Ohio State on October 14. D.J. Knox ran 13 times for 84 yards in the Boilermakers’ 14-12 loss at Rutgers.