- Associated Press - Saturday, September 16, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Quarterback Will Marty dove into the end zone from the 1-yard line with seven seconds left, lifting Butler over NAIA-member Taylor 27-21 on Saturday night.

Spencer Crisp ran for an 18-yard touchdown to give Taylor a 21-20 lead with 7:53 to play. The teams traded punts before Marty led the Bulldogs 57 yards, including two completions for 24 yards to Nick Weaver, on the game-winning drive.

Marty was 32 of 48 for 239 yards passing and threw a 6-yard TD pass to James Marbaugh midway through the second quarter. Weaver finished with eight catches for 64 yards.


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Everett Pollard threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Trojans. Crisp rushed for 85 yards on 21 carries.

Butler (2-1) has won two straight and opens its Pioneer League schedule next Saturday on the road against San Diego.



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