Scouting the Butler at Valparaiso football game

Scouting the Butler at Valparaiso football game

2012-10-05T19:30:00Z 2012-10-13T02:32:12Z Scouting the Butler at Valparaiso football game nwitimes.com
October 05, 2012 7:30 pm

Valparaiso (0-4, 0-1) vs. Butler (3-2, 2-0)

When: 1 p.m. today.

Where: At Brown Field.

Radio/Internet: WAKE-AM (1500)/valpoathletics.com.

Valparaiso will win if: The Crusaders don't dig themselves an early hole. VU trailed 37-0 at halftime in their last game -- a 51-14 loss at San Diego on Sept. 22.

Butler will win if: It can continue to roll on offense. The Bulldogs boast the Pioneer Football League's top offense, averaging 420.8 yards a contest. Running back Trae Heeter leads the league with 559 rushing and 662 all-purpose yards.

Notes: This game is The Battle for the Hoosier Helmet. The two schools first met in 1927. Butler leads the series 46-24.

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