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PFL Wrap-Up: Oct. 28

Saturday, October 28, 2017
by Cody Bush, PFL Media Relations

PFL RESULTS

Dayton 27, Butler 22
San Diego 48, Stetson 7
Jacksonville 54, Campbell 48 (3OT)
Drake 17, Davidson 12
Valparaiso 63, Morehead State 32

RECAPS

Dayton 27, Butler 22
DAYTON, Ohio – Dayton scored teh game's final 17 points, capped by Alex Jeske's touchdown pass to Adam Trautman to rally past Butler, 27-22, in PFL action at the Sellick Bowl. Butler used a 16-3 burst in the second quarter to take a 22-10 halftime lead. Sam Schrader passed for a touchdown and ran for a touchdown in the second quarter. However, Dayton's defense held tthe Bulldogs scoreless in the second half, giving Flyers quarterback Alex Jeske opportunity to forge a comeback, which he did, leading two scoring drives in the third quarter and the game-winning drive early in the fourth quarter. Jeske ran and passed for a touchdown, completing 13-of-27 passes for 172 yards and running for 69 yards on 11 carries. Schrader finished with 67 rushing yards and two touchdowns and added 50 yards passing.

San Diego 48, Stetson 7
DeLAND, Fla. – Anthony Lawrence passed for two touchdowns and Joseph Binda Jr. and Emilio Martinez each ran for two touchdowns as San Diego won for the second straight week in Florida, 48-7, against Stetson in PFL action at Spec Martin Stadium. The Toreros and Hatters traded first quarter touchdowns, Lawrence finding Michael Keating for a 15-yard score while Stetson's Gordon Stetson ran in from three-yards out to tie the game. However, Binda Jr. scored on back-to-back possessions in the second quarter – rushing for one and recovering a fumble for the other – to start the Toreros 41-point game-ending charge. Lawrence completed 19-of-27 passes for 271 yards while Martinez and Binda Jr. led a run game that amassed 217 yards. Colin McGovern completed 15-of-21 passes for 152 yards to apce Stetson.

Jacksonville 54, Campbell 48 (3OT)
BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Irvin Riley broke through for a 25-yard touchdown run and Harrison Rodormer and Emon Smith supplied a walk-off sack as Jacksonville downed Campbell, 54-48 in triple overtime, in Saturday PFL action at Barker-Lane Stadium. Jacksonville first had to rally from 31-17 deficit with 21 minutes remaining and quarterback Rylan Wells led his team to three consecutive scoring drives capped by a Javier Arce-Ramirez 24-yard field goal for a 34-31 lead with 7:27 left in the game. Five minutes later, Campbell leveled the score when Mitchell Brown hit a 26-yard field goal. Each team scored in the first two overtimes before Riley's 25-yard burst in the third overtime. On the ensuing Campbell posesesion, Jacksonville's Calvin Turner Jr. broke up two passes before Rodormer and Smith combined to end the game with a sack. Jacksonville's Keenan Simpson ran for 108 yards and touchdown to pace a run game that carried the load with 77 runs for 396 yards and six touchdowns. Campbell's Daniel Smith ran for three scores and 191 yards and passed for two more on 185 passing yards.

Drake 17, Davidson 12
DES MOINES, Iowa – Will Warner's 38-yard interception return for a touchdown proved decisive as Drake held on for a 17-12 PFL victory against Davidson, Saturday, at Drake Stadium. Drake scored the game's first two touchdowns, Warner's interception giving Drake a 14-0 lead. Davidson cut into the deficit thanks to Trevor Smith who connected on field goals from 29 and 27 yards. Drake's Danny Donley added his own 41-yard field goal to extend the Drake lead early in the fourth. Davidson put together a late scoring drive, Stockton McGuire finding Williams Wicks on a 27-yard scoring strike, but could not recover the on-side kick. Brock Reichardt paced the Drake offense with 106 yards and a touchdown on the ground. McGuire led Davidson with 142 yards on 15-of-34 passing.

Valparaiso 63, Morehead State 32
VALPARAISO, Ind. – Griffin Norberg and Jarrett Morgan each ran for two touchdowns and Jimmy Seewald threw for two more as Valparaiso notched a 63-32 PFL victory against Morehead State, Saturday, at Brown Field. The Crusaders scored 21 points in both the first and second quarters to take a 42-6 lead at halftime and never looked back. Norberg opened the scoring with a two-yard run early in the quarter but it was a two-touchdown burst late in the first that changed the game. A Morehead State punt from its own two-yard line into a strong headwind went backwards into the end zone where it was recovered for a touchdown. On the ensuing Valparaiso kickof, the return was fumbled and recovered by the Crusaders at the Morehead State 34-yard line. One play later, Jean Rene burst through for a 34-yard scoring run. Seewald finished with 316 yards on 14-of-24 passing while the Crusader run game finished with five touchdowns and 281 yards on 53 carries. Lawson Page paced Morehead State with a 17-of-34 passing outing for 227 yards and two touchdowns.

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