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


Butler (3-5) at Jacksonville (1-6) (Noon): The Bulldogs ran past Jacksonville, 37, 22, last year. Will Marty was 23-of-30 for 267 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another score in Butler’s 38-28 loss to Dayton. Calvin Turner Jr. went 2-of-4 for 27 yards and ran 21 times for 202 yards and three scores in the Dolphins’ 59-35 loss to San Diego.

Valparaiso (1-7) at Marist (4-4) (Noon): The Crusaders cruised to a 49-15 win over Marist a season ago. Chris Duncan completed 21-of-44 for 302 yards and three scores in Valparaiso’s 42-25 loss to Drake. Mekhai Johnson ran 17 times for 170 yards and three touchdowns for the New York-based Red Foxes in their 48-21 win over Morehead State.

Adrian (4-4) at Trine (8-0) (1 p.m.): The Thunder stormed past Adrian, 55-34, in 2017. Jack Wurzer went 9-of-12 for 237 yards and three touchdowns for the Michigan-based Bulldogs in their 49-6 win over Finlandia. Lamar Carswell had 23 carries for 149 yards and two scores in Trine’s 59-42 win against Albion.

Allegheny (5-3) at Wabash (7-1) (1 p.m.): The Little Giants slipped by Allegheny, 48-41, last season. Tyler Balla scampered 21 times for 90 yards and two touchdowns in the Pennsylvania-based Gators’ 20-19 win over DePauw. Isaac Avant had 20 carries for 69 yards with two scores, including the game-winning 10-yard touchdown in overtime, in Wabash’s 28-21 win over Wittenberg.

Kenyon (0-8) at DePauw (3-5) (1 p.m.): The Lords from Ohio suffered a 37-32 loss to DePauw a year ago. Thomas Merkle was 26-of-42 for 208 yards in Kenyon’s 41-0 loss to the College of Wooster. Hunter Sego recorded nine tackles for the Tigers against Allegheny.

Indianapolis (7-1) at Truman State (6-3) (1 p.m.): The Greyhounds raced to a 34-19 win over Truman in their last meeting. Daveon Bell racked up five catches for 182 yards and a touchdown for Indianapolis in a 48-14 win over Southwest Baptist. Jaden Barr went 9-of-11 for 137 yards with three touchdowns and rushed six times for 87 yards and another score in the Missouri-based Bulldogs’ 41-7 win over Quincy.

Indiana Wesleyan (6-2) at Concordia (7-2) (1 p.m.): Devodney Alford carried the ball 21 times for 91 yards and a touchdown in the Wildcats’ 40-36 win over Olivet Nazarene. Patrick Graham ran five times for 37 yards and a score for the No. 15 (NAIA) Michigan-based Cardinals in their 42-14 win over Taylor.

Saint Francis (7-2) at Taylor (3-5) (1 p.m.): The two-time defending NAIA national champion Cougars were a 40-20 winner over Taylor in 2017. Dan Ricksy caught eight passes for 78 yards and a touchdown in No. 9 Saint Francis’ 64-25 win over Lindenwood-Belleville. Daniel Boy recorded five receptions for 70 yards and a score for the Trojans against Concordia (Michigan).

South Dakota (3-5) at Indiana State (4-4) (1 p.m.): The Coyotes claimed a 56-6 win over Indiana State last season. Austin Simmons was 15-of-24 for 152 yards and ran 11 times for 115 yards with a touchdown in South Dakota’s 59-14 loss to North Dakota State. Dante Hendrix registered seven catches for 186 yards and two scores in the Sycamores’ 43-17 win over Youngstown State.

Anderson (2-6) at Mount St. Joseph (7-2) 1:30 p.m.): The Ohio-based Lions cruised to a 71-27 win over Anderson a year ago. Zac Tallent tallied 13 receptions for 88 yards in the Ravens’ 13-0 loss to Bluffton. Michael Williamson carried the ball 23 times for 79 yards and a touchdown in Mount St. Joseph’s 19-15 win over Hanover.

Bluffton (2-6) at Franklin (7-1) (1:30 p.m.): The Grizzlies clawed their way to a 59-30 win against Bluffton last year. Adam Duncan came up with four catches for 75 yards for the Ohio-based Beavers against Anderson. Brad Bonomini hauled in seven passes for 164 yards and three scores in Franklin’s 45-24 win over Manchester.

Defiance (0-8) at Earlham (0-8) (1:30 p.m.): The Quakers, who have dropped 51 straight contests, are looking to avenge a 34-14 loss to Defiance a season ago. Cody Brown came up with 14 tackles for the Ohio-based Yellow Jackets in their 35-6 loss to Rose-Hulman. Melvin Davis ran 21 times for 99 yards and a touchdown in Earlham’s 64-20 loss to Franklin.

Marian (8-0) at Missouri Baptist (3-6) (2 p.m.): The No. 2 Knights blanked Missouri Baptist, 62-0, in 2017. Nickai Poyser earned NAIA national defensive player of the week accolades with his 28 tackles in Marian’s 27-14 win over Siena Heights. Chris Baldwin raced 35 times for 243 yards and four touchdowns in the Spartans’ 56-25 win over Trinity International.

Rose-Hulman (4-4) at Hanover (5-3) (2 p.m.): The Panthers roared past Rose-Hulman, 38-28, in their last matchup. Matt Michalak accounted for nine tackles for the Fightin’ Engineers against Defiance. Kyle Treber contributed 13 tackles for Hanover against Mount St. Joseph.

Iowa (6-2) at Purdue (4-4) (3:30 p.m.): The Boilermakers posted a 24-15 victory at Iowa last year. Mekhi Sargent amassed 16 carries for 91 yards in the No. 19 Hawkeyes’ 30-24 loss to No. 14 Penn State. Markus Bailey’s 11 tackles were not enough for Purdue in its 23-13 loss at Michigan State.

Notre Dame (8-0) at Northwestern (5-3) (7:15 p.m.): The Wildcats rallied for a 43-40 overtime victory at Notre Dame during the 2014 campaign. Ian Book went 27-of-33 for 330 yards with two scores and ran six times for 50 yards in the No. 3 Fighting Irish’s 44-22 win over Navy. Isaiah Bowser scampered 34 times for 117 yards and a touchdown in Northwestern’s 31-17 win over Wisconsin.

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