COLLEGE CORNER 18 – VOLUME EIGHT

by | Oct 12, 2018 | Featured, Football Blogs, Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

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

OCTOBER 13

Iowa (4-1) at Indiana (4-2) (Noon): The Hawkeyes were a 35-27 winner over Indiana during the 2015 campaign. Nathan Stanley was 23-of-39 for 314 yards and four touchdowns in Iowa’s 48-31 win over Minnesota. Nick Westbrook had five receptions for 109 yards and a score in the Hoosiers’ 49-26 loss at No. 3 Ohio State.

Siena Heights (5-0) at Saint Francis (4-2) (Noon): The No. 13 (NAIA) Cougars roared to a 36-9 win over No. 20 Siena Heights a year ago. Tyler Knecht went 17-of-25 for 167 yards and a score for the Saints in a 40-13 win over Taylor. Gavin Gardner’s 35-yard field goal was all Saint Francis could muster in a 7-3 loss to No. 11 Concordia (Michigan).

Denison (3-2) at DePauw (3-2) (1 p.m.): The Tigers earned a 26-17 win over Denison last year. Hunter Biddle had six receptions for 122 yards and a score for the Ohio-based Big Red in a 34-10 win over Wabash. Cam Haynes was 23-of-38 for 230 yards and two touchdowns in DePauw’s 28-26 win over Oberlin.

Indiana Wesleyan (4-1) at Lawrence Tech (5-0) (1 p.m.): Zack Blair went 14-of-24 for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 35-34 win against Saint Francis (Illinois). Ahmad Sabbagh scampered 17 times for 129 yards and two scores in the Michigan-based Blue Devils’ 68-7 triumph over Trinity Bible.

Marian (5-0) at Taylor (2-3) (1 p.m.): The No. 2 Knights rolled to a 56-14 win against Taylor a season ago. Tristen Tonte rambled 11 times for 94 yards and two scores in Marian’s 52-0 blanking of Saint Ambrose. T.J. Swore recorded nine tackles and forced a fumble for Taylor against Siena Heights.

Trine (5-0) at Olivet (4-1) (1 p.m.): The Thunder stormed past Olivet, 28-6, in their last meeting. Simeon Washington registered nine tackles and a quarterback sack in Trine’s 52-24 win over Alma. Matthew Ellis raced 18 times for 129 yards and two scores in the Michigan-based Comets’ 50-22 victory over Adrian.

Wabash (4-1) at Ohio Wesleyan (2-3) (1 p.m.): The Battling Bishops from Ohio came away with a 16-13 win over Wabash last year. RaShawn Jones had four catches for 81 yards and a score for the Little Giants against Denison. Jax Harville was 15-of-26 for 156 yards and three touchdowns in Ohio Wesleyan’s 49-7 win over Kenyon.

Defiance (0-5) at Hanover (3-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Panthers claimed a 37-29 over Defiance last season. Corey Bennett ran 22 times for 135 yards and a touchdown for the Ohio-based Yellow Jackets in a 55-28 loss to Franklin. A.J. Brett completed 13-of-15 for 238 yards and two scores in Hanover’s 83-17 win over Earlham.

Franklin (4-1) at Mount St. Joseph (5-1) (1:30 p.m.): The Lions from Ohio are looking to avenge a 66-39 loss to Franklin a year ago. Ryker Stout racked up two receptions for 71 yards with a touchdown for the Grizzlies against Defiance.  Michael Williamson ran 26 times for 136 yards and two scores for Mount St. Joseph in a 49-27 win over Manchester.

Manchester (2-4) at Bluffton (1-5) (1:30 p.m.): The Spartans slipped past Bluffton, 28-21, a season ago. Dillion Nelson returned an interception 40 yards for a score for Manchester against Mount St. Joseph. Drake Campbell tallied 24 carries for 115 for the Ohio-based Beavers in a 23-14 loss to Rose-Hulman.

Butler (3-2) at Valparaiso (0-5) (2 p.m.): The Crusaders registered a 36-28 win over Butler last year. Stephen Dennis recorded seven catches for 53 yards and a touchdown for the Bulldogs in their 36-6 loss to Drake. Kyle Cartales had 15 carries for a career-high 116 yards and a score in Valparaiso’s 53-20 loss to Dayton.

Missouri State (3-2) at Indiana State (2-3) (2 p.m.): The Bears clawed past Indiana State, 59-20, last season. Peyton Huslig went 21-of-42 for 283 yards with two touchdowns and ran 18 times for 91 yards and two scores in Missouri State’s 35-28 loss to South Dakota. Rontrez Morgan hauled in nine passes for 155 yards and two scores in the Sycamores’ 54-51 overtime loss to South Dakota State.

Pittsburgh (3-3) at Notre Dame (6-0) (2:30 p.m.): The No. 5 Fighting Irish posted a 42-30 victory at Pittsburgh during the 2015 season. Qadree Ollison had 24 rushes for 192 yards and a touchdown in the Panthers’ 44-37 win over Syracuse. Miles Boykin racked up eight catches for 117 yards and two score in Notre Dame’s 45-23 win at Virginia Tech.

Ball State (2-4) at Central Michigan (1-5) (3 p.m.): The Chippewas cruised to a 56-9 win over Ball State a season ago. Justin Hall finished with seven receptions for 59 yards in Ball State’s 24-16 loss to Northern Illinois. Tommy Lazzaro was 9-of-23 for 117 yards with a touchdown and ran 18 times for 102 yards in Central Michigan’s 34-24 loss to Buffalo.

Purdue (2-3) at Illinois (3-2) (3:30 p.m.): The Boilermakers recorded a 29-10 win over Illinois in their previous matchup. Brycen Hopkins caught five passes for 103 yards and a touchdown in Purdue’s 42-28 win at Nebraska. Reggie Corbin scampered 11 times for 137 yards and a score for the Fighting Illini in their 38-17 win at Rutgers.

Indianapolis (4-1) at Quincy (2-4) (6 p.m.): The Greyhounds blanked Quincy, 55-0, a year ago. Joe Lambright had seven tackles in Indianapolis’ 24-17 win over Missouri S&T. Theo Hopkins carried the ball 27 times for 82 yards with a touchdown in the Illinois-based Hawks’ 14-13 win over Lincoln (Missouri).

Anderson (1-4) at Earlham (0-6) (7 p.m.): The Ravens picked up their lone victory of the 2017 campaign with a 27-16 decision over Earlham. Drew Wilson exploded for 15 tackles in Anderson’s 55-8 loss to Hanover. Collin Hauschild completed 16-of-32 passes for 159 yards with a score for the Quakers against Hanover.

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