INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- San Diego's Evan Harney punished Butler for
the second straight year, rushing for 181 yards and two touchdowns
Saturday in a 41-12 victory over the Bulldogs.
Last year, Harney had 147 yards and scored four touchdowns in a
This time, his first TD, a 1-yard run, gave the Toreros (5-4,
2-1 Pioneer) the lead for the first time late in the second
quarter. His second score, a 3-yard run late in the third period,
pushed the lead to 31-12 and sealed the Toreros' third straight
Butler (1-8, 0-3) led 9-0 on a 1-yard TD pass from Ian Nelson to
Kevin Housand and a 34-yard field goal by Eric Neumeier, but the
Bulldogs' only other score came on Neumeier's 43-yard field goal
early in the second half.
Todd Mortensen, who gave San Diego its first touchdown on a
13-yard pass to Michael Gasperson midway through the second
quarter, also had a 2-yard TD pass to Dustin Owen in the third
quarter and finished 22-of-31 for 210 yards. Gasperson had seven
catches for 85 yards.
Nelson was 17-of-30 for 130 yards, along with two interceptions,
and he was the Bulldogs' leading rusher with 49 yards on 14
The game marked the return to Indianapolis of first-year San
Diego coach Jim Harbaugh, a former NFL quarterback with the