INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Chris Horton passed for 156 yards and four
touchdowns, including two scores to Michael Jenner, to lead
Jacksonville to a 31-7 win over Butler in Saturday's Pioneer
Football League opener.
Jerry Brant had 101 yards rushing for the Dolphins (1-2, 1-0
Pioneer Football League).
Jacksonville held Butler (1-3, 0-1) to 26 yards rushing and
forced the Bulldogs to punt on 11 of their 14 drives.
Horton threw the longest TD pass of his career on a 64-yard
strike to Nate Conner with 5:46 left in the first quarter.
He then directed an 83-yard drive that ended with a 44-yard
touchdown pass to Sam Bell that put the Dolphins up 17-0.
On Jacksonville's next drive, Horton threw his third consecutive
TD pass on an 18-yard score to Jenner.
Facing a 24-0 deficit, Butler quarterback T.J. Brown drove the
Bulldogs 68 yards in 14 plays and ended the drive with a 1-yard
touchdown pass to Eric Notestine with five seconds left in the
Brown completed 19-of-41 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown.
Horton scored the only points of the second half on a 6-yard TD
pass to Jenner.