RENSSELAER, Ind. -- Billy VandeMerkt logged 404 yards passing and four touchdown passes, leading St. Joseph's to a 34-31 victory over Valparaiso on Saturday.
St. Joseph's (1-0) edged Valparaiso (0-2) with late-game scoring for the second consecutive year in the 66th contest between the two teams.
St. Joseph's Gavin Voss converted a field goal with less than five minutes left in the game to break a tie and cap a 16-point quarter for the Pumas.
VandeMerkt helped spark the fourth-quarter offense, completing two of his four touchdown passes early in the quarter. A 76-yard touchdown pass to Alphonso Hines gave the Pumas a 31-23 lead.
Hoffman had 291 yards passing and three touchdowns to lead the Crusaders.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
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