Here are some facts and figures about games involving Indiana college football teams. Times are eastern and records are final from 2018.
Valparaiso (2-9) at Eastern Kentucky (7-4) (7 p.m.): The Colonels posted a 52-10 win over Valparaiso during the 2015 campaign. As the Crusaders begin their 100th season on the gridiron, Landon Fox takes over Dave Cecchini. Jamari Booker recorded 91 tackles and two interceptions last season for Valparaiso. Aaron Patrick registered 53 tackles for Eastern Kentucky. Jaxon Peifer’s 10 tackles were not enough for the Crusaders in their 53-7 setback to Eastern Kentucky.
Purdue (6-7) at Nevada (8-5) (9:30 p.m.): The Boilermakers claimed 24-14 win over Nevada in the 2016 season. Rondale Moore caught 114 passes for 1,258 yards with 12 scores for Purdue. Kelton Moore had 30 receptions for 116 yards for the Wolfpack.
Ball State (3-9) vs. Indiana (5-7) (Noon): These two instate rivals will battle at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Hoosiers rolled to a 38-10 win over Ball State a year ago. Malik Dunner scampered for 305 yards for the Cardinals. Stevie Scott rambled 228 times for 1,137 yards and 10 scores for Indiana.
Indiana State (7-4) at Kansas (3-9) (Noon): The Jayhawks were a 20-6 winner over Indiana State during the 1986 campaign. Les Miles is now in charge at Kansas with the departure of David Beaty. Ryan Boyle went 128-of-205 for 1,627 yards with 12 scores for the Sycamores. Bryce Torneden registered 91 tackles for the Jayhawks.
North Dakota State (15-0) vs. Butler (4-7) (4 p.m.): This first meeting of these clubs takes place at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Bison captured their seventh NCAA Division 1 FCS national championship in the last eight years with 38-24 win over Eastern Washington. Jabril Cox ended up with 91 tackles for North Dakota State. Drew Bevelhimer connected on 8-of-9 field goals for the Bulldogs.
Notre Dame (12-1) at Louisville (2-10) (8 p.m.): The Cardinals earned a 31-28 win against No. 9 Note Dame in the 2014 season. Ian Book completed 214-of-314 attempts for 2,628 yards and 19 touchdowns for the Fighting Irish. Jawon Pass threw for 1,960 and eight scores for Louisville.