Butler beats Drake 21-15
INDIANAPOLIS -- Rob Blevins scored on a 39-yard interception return and Ryan Hitchcock added a clinching 15-yard touchdown run as Butler beat Drake 21-15 today. The win snapped a nine-game losing streak for the Bulldogs in the Pioneer Football League.
It also ended a three-game slide at home for Butler (3-1, 1-0).
Drake (2-3, 0-2) got two field goals by Logan Rees in the second quarter pulled within 7-6 before the long interception return by Blevins late in the period. Ben Ostermann's 9-yard TD run early in the third quarter again brought Drake back into the game before Butler again countered with the clinching score by Hitchcock late in the period.
Romello Ross scored four touchdowns and Central Michigan beat Eastern Michigan 35-28 on Friday.
Marquis Young run for 15 yds to the Buff 26 Marquis Young fumbled, forced by Ryan Williamson, recovered by Buff Boise Ross
Adam Mitcheson 22 yd FG GOOD
Kirk Ferentz Halftime Interview
Drew Brown 39 yd FG GOOD
Blake Frohnapfel pass intercepted Brandon Berry return for 13 yds to the UMass 27