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COLLEGE CORNER 19 – VOLUME 4

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

SEPTEMBER 19

Manchester (0-2) at Defiance (0-2) (7 p.m.): The Spartans rolled to a 57-26 win over Defiance a year ago. Austin Roberts was 8-of-18 for 101 yards in Manchester’s 35-7 loss to Alma. Reggie Washington went 13-of-24 for 171 yards in the Ohio-based Yellow Jackets’ 80-6 loss to Hope. Donovan Henderson Jr. had 21 carries for 139 yards and five touchdowns in Manchester’s 52-21 victory over Defiance.

SEPTEMBER 21

Connecticut (1-1) at Indiana (2-1) (Noon): The Huskies claimed 14-7 win over Indiana in the 2006 campaign. Jack Zergiotis was 21-of-31 for 275 yards in Connecticut’s 31-23 loss to Illinois. Peyton Hendershot caught four passes for 70 yards with a score in the Hoosiers’ 51-10 loss to No. 6 Ohio State.

Concordia (2-0) at Trine (2-0) (1 p.m.): The Wisconsin-based Falcons slipped past Trine, 49-46, in the 2014 season. Matt Montgomery scampered 18 times for 102 yards in Concordia’s 31-0 blanking of Augsburg. Xaine Kirby rumbled 11 times for 67 yards with a score for the Thunder in their 35-20 win over Bluffton.

DePauw (0-1) at Kenyon (1-1) (Noon): The Tigers roared past Kenyon, 38-6, a year ago. Noah Jones carried the ball 16 times for 44 yards and two scores in DePauw’s 45-19 loss to Central Iowa. Jack Sherritt managed just six tackles for the Ohio-bases Lords in their 42-0 loss to Ohio Wesleyan.

Eastern Illinois (0-3) at Indiana State (1-2) (1 p.m.): The Sycamores rolled to a 55-41 win over Eastern Illinois last season. Darshon McCullough ran 10 times for 33 yards in the Panthers’ 21-3 loss to Illinois State. Dante Hendrix caught three passes for 68 yards in Indiana State’s 19-7 win over Eastern Kentucky.

Hanover (1-1) at Maryville (0-2) (1 p.m.): The Scots from Tennessee blanked Hanover 38-0, during the 2016 campaign. Sam Jackson earned Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Special Teams’ player of the week honors by returning a blocked punt 55 yards for a score in the Panthers’ 49-28 win over Adrian. Jacob Bunch carried the ball 15 times for 177 yards with a score in Maryville’s 27-22 loss to Centre.

Missouri Baptist (0-3) at Taylor (1-1): (1 p.m.): The Spartans edged Taylor, 21-12, a season ago. Chris Baldwin tallied 24 rushes for 121 yards and two touchdowns in Missouri Baptist’s 23-22 loss to Indiana Wesleyan.

Wabash (0-1) at Allegheny (0-1) (1 p.m.): The Little Giants marched past Allegheny, 59-17, last season. Ike James ran 24 times for 167 yards and three touchdowns in Wabash’s 31-28 loss to Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Nazareth Greer was 30-of-47 for 318 yards with a score in the Pennsylvania-based Gators’ 52-14 loss to Rensselaer Polytech.

Anderson (2-0) at Mount St. Joseph (1-0) (1:30 p.m.): The Ohio-based Lions cruised to a 45-6 win over Anderson last year. Tyson Harley went 31-of-41 for 334 yards and four touchdowns in the Ravens’ 27-23 win over Cincinnati Christian. Cooper Earls hauled in three passes for 131 yards in Mount St. Joe’s 41-27 win over Geneva.

Franklin (0-2) at Bluffton (0-2) (1:30 p.m.): The Beavers from Ohio are looking a to make amends for a 28-24 loss to Franklin last year. Ryan Poole came up with seven catches for 129 yards in the Grizzlies’ 48-26 loss to Albion. Darian Greeley romped 10 times for 50 yards for Bluffton against Trine.

Indianapolis (2-0) at McKendree (0-2) (2 p.m.): The Greyhounds raced to a 48-10 win over McKendree in their last meeting. Maurice Robinson caught six passes for 90 yards with a touchdown for Indianapolis in a 48-21 win over Hillsdale. Turner Pullen completed 18-of-38 for 176 yards and two scores in the Illinois-based Bearcats’ 24-19 loss to Michigan Tech.

Marian (1-0) at Trinity International (1-2) (2 p.m.): The No. 7 (NAIA) Knights crowned Trinity International, 28-0, in the 2010 season. Charles Salary claimed MSFA Mideast offensive player of the week accolades for running 24 times for 151 yards and two touchdowns in Marian’s 49-14 win over St. Ambrose. Jimmy Campbell registered five receptions for 86 yards in the Illinois-based Trojans’ 27-22 loss to Saint Francis (Illinois).

Valparaiso (0-20 at Truman State (2-0): (4 p.m.): The Missouri-based Bulldogs earned a 34-20 win against Valparaiso last year. Jamari Booker took a blocked punt back 30 yards for a score in the Crusaders’ 42-13 loss to Central Connecticut State. Jaden Barr went 13-of-26 for 154 yards and two touchdowns Truman State’s 35-12 win over Wayne State.

Butler (1-2) at Princeton (0-0) (5 p.m.): The Tigers breezed past Butler, 50-7, in 2018. Brad Sznajder rambled 17 times for 67 yards for the Bulldogs against Taylor. On the way to a 10-0 finish last season Princeton outscored its opponents, 470-130 and recorded 82 points off of turnovers.

Ball State (1-2) at North Carolina State (2-1) (7 p.m.): The Cardinals and N.C. State are meeting for the first time on the gridiron. Caleb Huntley raced 14 times for 86 yards in Ball State’s 41-31 loss to Florida Atlantic. Matthew McCay finished 23-of-48 for 207 yards and a touchdown in the Wolfpack’s 44-27 loss to West Virginia.

Notre Dame (2-0) at Georgia (3-0) (8 p.m.): The No. 3 Bulldogs squeezed past No. 7 Notre Dame, 20-19, in the 2017 season. Kyren Williams had four carries for 26 yards in the Fighting Irish’s 66-14 win over New Mexico. Jake Fromm completed 17-of-22 for 279 yards and three scores in Georgia’s 55-0 blanking of Arkansas State.

Saint Francis (1-0) at Robert Morris (1-1) (8 p.m.): The No. 3 (NAIA) Cougars posted a 42-9 win over Robet Morris a season ago. Matt Crable was 16-of-22 for 251 yards and six scores for Saint Francis in its 56-6 win over Saint Francis (Illinois). Ke’Von Johnson scampered 20 times for 78 yards in the Illinois-based Eagles’ 6-0 loss to Siena Heights.