COLLEGE CORNER 18 – VOLUME SIX

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

SEPTEMBER 27

Northern Iowa (2-2) at Indiana State (2-1) (7 p.m.): The Panthers roared past Indiana State, 39-6, during the 2016 campaign. Marcus Weymiller ran 20 times for 78 yards and a touchdown in Northern Iowa’s 44-0 blanking of Hampton. Ryan Boyle was 13-of-18 for 209 yards in the Sycamores’ 55-41 victory over Eastern Illinois.

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Indiana (3-1) at Rutgers (2-3) (Noon): The Hoosiers blanked Rutgers, 41-0, a year ago. Whop Philyor hauled in 13 passes for 148 yards and a score in Indiana’s 35-21 loss to Michigan State. Giovanni Rescigno went 12-of-24 for 129 yards for the Scarlet Knights in their 42-13 loss to Buffalo.

Morehead State (1-2) at Butler (2-1) (1 p.m.): The Bulldogs rolled past Morehead State, 44-6, last season. Lawson Page had 19 carries for 65 yards for the Kentucky-based Eagles in a 78-40 loss to Austin Peay. Pace Temple caught seven passes for 85 yards with a touchdown in Butler’s 50-7 loss to Princeton.

Ohio Wesleyan (1-2) at DePauw (1-2) (1 p.m.): The Tigers escaped with a 31-30 win over Ohio Wesleyan last year. Ryan Rubel registered nine tackles and a fumble recovery for the Battling Bishops in a 25-17 loss to Allegheny. Cam Haynes was 22-of-32 for 238 yards and two touchdowns in DePauw’s 24-21 loss to the College of Wooster.

Earlham (0-4) at Manchester (1-3) (1:30 p.m.): The Spartans marched to a 48-13 win against Earlham a season ago. Kobe Walker recorded 10 tackles as the Quakers suffered their 47th straight loss with a 59-2 setback to Mount St. Joseph. Willis Sands tallied nine tackles and an interception for Manchester in a 19-12 loss to Rose-Hulman.

Rose-Hulman (1-3) at Franklin (2-1) (1:30 p.m.): The Fightin’ Engineers dropped a 29-22 decision to Franklin in their last meeting. Maxwell Hatch scampered 24 times for 78 yards for Rose-Hulman against Manchester. Braden Smith completed 21-of-33 for 326 yards and three scores in the Grizzlies’ 51-27 win over Anderson.

Hanover (1-2) at Anderson (1-3) (1:30 p.m.): The Panthers posted a 64-21 victory over Anderson in 2017. Noah Wezensky went 30-of-44 for 294 yards and three scores in Hanover’s 28-10 win over Bluffton. Reggie Lipscomb ran 22 times for 98 yards with a touchdown as the Ravens snapped a 10-game losing streak with an 18-14 decision over Defiance.

College of Wooster (2-2) at Wabash (3-0) (2 p.m.): The Little Giants claimed a 33-28 win against Wooster last season. Nick Strausbaugh hauled in eight passes for 161 yards and a touchdown for the Ohio-based Fighting Scots against DePauw. Austin Hoover raced 19 times for 255 yards and four scores in Wabash’s 47-14 victory against Kenyon.

Davidson (3-1) at Valparaiso (0-3) (2 p.m.): The Crusaders were a 24-20 winner over Davidson in the 2016 season. Tyler Phelps was 10-of-18 for 177 yards with a touchdown for the Wildcats in a 42-21 loss to Dayton. Trey Bilinski went 15-of-22 for 209 yards and two scores in Valparaiso’s 34-20 loss to Truman State.

Kent State (1-3) at Ball State (3 p.m.): The Cardinals flew past Kent State, 27-24, during the 2013 campaign. Matt Bahr racked up 12 tackles for the Flashes in their 38-17 loss to Mississippi. Riley Miller had eight receptions for 112 yards in Ball State’s 28-20 loss to Western Kentucky.

Purdue (1-3) at Nebraska (0-3) (3:30 p.m.): The Cornhuskers edged Purdue, 25-24, last year. Rondale Moore caught eight passes for 110 yards and two touchdowns in the Boilermakers’ 30-13 win over Boston College. Mohamed Barry tallied 11 tackles for Nebraska in a 56-10 setback to Michigan.

Trine (3-0) at Hope (2-1) (5 p.m.): The Thunder stormed their way to a 50-14 victory against Hope a season ago. Lamar Carswell had 19 carries for 217 yards and two scores in Trine’s 56-6 victory over Lakeland. Mike Miklusicak carried the ball 12 times for 125 yards and two touchdowns for the Michigan-based Flying Dutchmen in a 53-12 triumph over Wisconsin Lutheran.

Lincoln (2-2) at Indianapolis (2-1) (6 p.m.): The Greyhounds raced to a 45-0 win over Lincoln a year ago. Tibbs Blake came up with four receptions for 118 yards for the Missouri-based Blue Tigers in a 28-13 win against Southwest Baptist. Jake Purichia went 12-of-23 for 202 yards and three touchdowns for Indianapolis in its 41-14 win over William Jewell.

Marian (3-0) at Saint Francis (4-0) (6 p.m.): The top-ranked and two-time defending NAIA national champion Cougars posted a 31-24 win over No. 6 Marian last year. Luke Johnston finished 18-of-24 for 237 yards and two scores in the Knights’ 24-6 win over Olivet Nazarene. Piercen Harnish recorded 14 tackles for Saint Francis in a 27-19 win over Saint Xavier to earn the Mid-States Football Association’s Mideast League Defensive Player of the Week accolades.

Saint Xavier (2-3) at Taylor (2-1) (6 p.m.): The Cougars from Illinois slipped past Taylor, 24-20, last season. Josh Hettiger notched 11 tackles for Saint Xavier against Saint Francis. Josh Saltzgaber ran 10 times for 42 yards with a touchdown in the Trojans’ 50-13 victory over Trinity International.

Stanford (4-0) at Notre Dame (4-0) (7:30 p.m.): The No. Cardinal rallied for a 38-20 victory over No. 8 Notre Dame in their last matchup. K.J. Costello went 19-of-26 for 327 yards and three scores in Stanford’s 38-31 overtime victory at Oregon. Ian Book was 23-of-34 for 325 yards with two touchdowns and rushed 10 times for 43 yards and two scores in the Fighting Irish’s 56-27 win at Wake Forest.

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