Here are some facts and figures about games involving Indiana college football teams. Times are eastern.
Davidson (6-3) at Butler (2-7) (Noon): The Wildcats from North Carolina posted a 41-38 win over Butler a year ago. Wes Dugger ran 25 times for 106 yards and two touchdowns in Davidson’s 27-21 win over Valparaiso. Nick Orlando was 18-of-36 for 183 yards with a touchdown and ran 16 times for 60 yards with another score in the Bulldogs’ 37-27 loss to Marist.
Marian (7-0) at Indiana Wesleyan (6-2) (Noon): This is the first meeting on the gridiron between the No. 2 (NAIA) Knights and No. 25 (NAIA) Indiana Wesleyan. Ethan Darter went 17-of-28 for 349 yards with three scores in Marian’s 41-3 win over Taylor. Devodney Alford scampered 24 times for 110 yards in the Wildcats’ 28-21 upset of No. 21 (NAIA) Siena Heights.
Purdue (3-6) at Northwestern (1-7) (Noon): The Wildcats opened the 2018 campaign with a 31-27 win at Purdue. King Doerue ran 15 times for 71 yards and a touchdown in the Boilermakers’ 31-27 win over Nebraska, Riley Lees came up with five catches for 36 yards in Northwestern’s 34-3 loss at Indiana.
Hiram (0-8) at Wabash (6-2) (1 p.m.): The Little Giants marched to a 41-7 win over Hiram a season ago. Xavier Reyero completed 17-of-34 for 223 yards and a score in the Ohio-based Terriers’ 45-22 loss to Allegheny. Mason Durrett rambled 16 times for 53 yards in Wabash’s 31-12 win over Kenyon.
Oberlin (1-7) at DePauw (4-4) (1 p.m.): The Tigers clawed past Oberlin, 28-26, last season. Von Wooding had six rushes for 41 yards with a touchdown in the Ohio-based Terriers’ 35-21 loss to Wittenberg. Jarrod Stiver ran five times for 14 yards and a score in DePauw’s 42-7 loss to Denison.
Taylor (2-6) at Saint Francis (6-2) (1 p.m.): The No. 13 (NAIA) Cougars rolled to a 40-20 win over Taylor last year. Drew LeFever raced 27 times for 114 yards for the Trojans against Marian. Matt Kominkiewicz came up with an 11-yard touchdown catch for Saint Francis in its 59-20 win over Lawrence Tech.
Trine (4-4) at Adrian (4-4) (1 p.m.): The Thunder stormed to a 42-27 win against Adrian in the last meeting. Alex Price went 10-of-16 for 119 yards with a touchdown and rushed 11 times for 34 yards and another score in Trine’s 24-14 loss to Albion. Jack Wuzer was 10-of-13 for 220 yards with two scores in the Michigan-based Bulldogs’ 48-24 win over Finlandia.
Franklin (4-4) at Bluffton (2-6) (1:30 p.m.): The Grizzlies roared to a 28-24 win over Bluffton in 2018. Austin Grunden rambled 23 times for 145 yards and two touchdowns in Franklin’s 28-0 win over Defiance. Ryan Markoff registered two catches for 98 yards with a score in the Ohio-based Beavers’ 26-14 win over Manchester.
Manchester (2-6) at Defiance (0-8) (1:30 p.m.): The Spartans cruised to a 57-26 win against Defiance a season ago. Brian Antoine racked up six receptions for 74 yards with a touchdown for Manchester against Bluffton. Cole Recker went 11-of-38 for 129 yards and a score for the Ohio-based Yellow jackets in their 53-6 loss to Rose-Hulman.
Mount St. Joseph (6-2) at Anderson (3-5) (1:30 p.m.): The Lions from Ohio claimed a 45-6 win over Anderson a year ago. Chase Pankey recorded seven catches for 125 yards in Mount St. Joseph’s 27-3 loss to Hanover. Reggie Lipscomb carried the ball 31 times for 106 yards and a score in the Ravens’ 24-17 loss to Bluffton.
Hanover (7-1) at Rose-Hulman (6-2) (2 p.m.): The Panthers managed a 29-14 victory against Rose-Hulman last year. Noah Wezensky completed 18-of-26 for 225 yards with two touchdowns for Hanover against Mount St. Joseph. Eric Morris went 11-of-24 for 125 yards with a score and ran twice for 11 yards for the Fightin’ Engineers against Defiance.
Morehead State (4-5) at Valparaiso (1-8) (2 p.m.): The Eagles from Kentucky flew past Valparaiso, 31-24, last season. Mark Pappas was 23-of-42 for 354 yards with three touchdowns in Morehead State’s 49-35 loss to Dayton. Chris Duncan completed 12-of-23 for 123 yards with a score and ran 15 times for 58 yards and another tally for the Crusaders against Davidson.
Indiana State (3-6) at Northern Iowa (6-3) (5 p.m.): The Panthers blanked Indiana State, 33-0, in the previous matchup. Dominque Dafney had 11 rushes for 54 yards with two touchdowns in the Sycamores’ 23-14 loss to Southern Illinois. Will McElvain was 14-of-28 for 189 yards with three scores and rushed 10 times for 35 yards in Northern Iowa’s 27-10 win over Illinois State.
Truman State (8-1) at Indianapolis (7-1) (6 p.m.): The Greyhounds roared to a 31-7 win over Truman State in 2018. Jordan Salima registered 24 rushes for 132 yards and three touchdowns for the Missouri-based Bulldogs in their 45-17 win over McKendree. Daveon Bell managed seven receptions for 74 yards in Indianapolis’ 34-27 loss to Lindenwood.
Notre Dame (6-2) at Duke (4-4) (7:30 p.m.): The Blue Devils rallied for a 38-35 win over No. 15 Notre Dame during the 2016 campaign. Chase Claypool accumulated eight catches for 118 yards for the Fighting Irish in their 21-20 win over Virginia Tech. Deon Jackson finished with 13 rushes for 91 yards in Duke’s 21-17 loss to North Carolina.