May 17, 2012
Seven Selected For Butler Athletics Hall of Fame
Six former student-athletes and one athletic administrator have been selected for induction into the Butler University Athletic Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame Class of 2012 will be formally inducted at a dinner/ceremony on the Butler campus during the weekend of Sept. 28-29.
May 1, 2012
Butler’s Grant Hunter Signs With Cincinnati Bengals
Senior Grant Hunter, who led Butler in quarterback sacks for four straight seasons, has signed a free agent contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. The Butler defensive standout will report to the Bengals on May 10 to begin rookie camp on May 11.
April 21, 2012
Blue Tops White In Spring Game
In a game that featured more than 100 points, it was Butler’s defensive unit that prevailed. The Blue team (defense) topped the White team (offense), 56-52, in Butler’s annual spring football game at the Butler Bowl on Saturday, April 21.
April 18, 2012
Blue-White Spring Game Set For Saturday, April 21
Butler will wrap up four weeks of spring football drills with the annual Blue-White Spring Game on Saturday, April 21. The concluding event for the spring season, the game will kickoff at 10 a.m., at the Butler Bowl.
March 18, 2012
Butler Begins Spring Football Practice March 23
Butler will kickoff its 2012 football bid this week with the first of 15 spring practices on Friday, March 24. The Bulldogs will have at least two practices each week for five straight weeks, concluding with the annual Blue-White Spring Game on April 21.
March 1, 2012
Kyle Conner Returns To Butler Football Staff
Former Butler player and coach Kyle Conner has returned to the Bulldogs’ football staff. Conner, who was an assistant coach at Valparaiso last year, has been named offensive line coach at Butler. He replaces former assistant coach Nick Tabacca, who was named offensive line coach at Ball State.
February 14, 2012
Football Dawgs Help Out At Gleaners Food Bank
One in every eight Indiana residents goes hungry. The Butler football team rallied to do something about this problem, spending an afternoon at Gleaners Food Bank on the south side of Indianapolis. Click here to watch a video and see photos of the service project.
February 14, 2012
Football: Service Project At Gleaners Food Bank
One in eight Indiana residents is going hungry. Thirty Butler football players got together at the Gleaners Food Bank in Indianapolis to try and help.
January 25, 2012
Record Number of Bulldogs Named To PFL Academic Honor Roll
The Pioneer Football league announced its Academic Honor Roll for the Fall 2011 semester. Butler reported a school-record 68 honorees, second most in the league.
January 22, 2012
Season Awards Presented At Football Banquet
Senior Zach Watkins, junior Jordan Ridley and sophomore Kevin Cook earned Butler football Most Valuable Player awards for the 2011 season. The three MVP’s were among a host of players honored at the team’s annual season-ending awards banquet on Sunday, Jan. 22.
December 2, 2011
Eight Bulldogs Earn Academic All-PFL Honors
Eight Butler football players have been named to the 19th annual Academic All-Pioneer Football League Team, announced by the PFL office on Friday, Dec. 2. The Bulldogs had three players earn first team Academic All-PFL recognition and five players named to the second team.
November 22, 2011
Butler Places 14 On All-PFL Squad
Junior linebacker Jordan Ridley, named first team all-league for the second consecutive year, was one of 14 Butler players selected to the 2011 All-Pioneer Football League Team, released by the league office on Tuesday (Nov. 22). The 19th All-PFL team was chosen by a vote of league coaches.
November 19, 2011
Bulldogs Fall At Morehead State
Senior Andrew Huck, making a surprise appearance, passed for 294 yards and three touchdowns on a record-setting afternoon, but it wasn’t enough to offset a high-powered Morehead State offense. The host Eagles rolled to a 55-35 Pioneer Football League victory at Jayne Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 19, in the final 2011 game for both teams.
November 16, 2011
Butler Closes Football Season At Morehead State
Butler will have a winning season on the line when it close out the 2011 campaign at Morehead State on Saturday, Nov. 19. The Pioneer Football League game at Morehead State’s Jayne Stadium is scheduled for a 1 p.m. (ET) kickoff.
November 12, 2011
Fourth Quarter Sinks Bulldogs
Quarterback Josh McGregor passed for 422 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the final period, to lift host Jacksonville to a 34-24, come-from-behind victory over Butler in a Pioneer Football League game on Saturday, Nov. 12. The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 5-5 on the season and 3-4 in league play.
November 10, 2011
Bulldogs Visit Powerful Jacksonville
The Bulldogs will try to do something no other Butler team has ever accomplished when they visit Jacksonville for a Pioneer Football League game on Saturday, Nov. 12. The game at Jacksonville’s D. B. Milne Field is scheduled for a noon (ET) kickoff.
November 5, 2011
Bulldogs Defeat Davidson In Home Finale
Butler turned a strong performance by new quarterback Wade Markley and several key defensive plays into a 17-7 Pioneer Football League victory over Davidson at the Butler Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 5. The victory on Butler's "Senior Day" lifted the Bulldogs to 5-4 on the season and 3-3 in PFL play.
November 2, 2011
Bulldogs Face Davidson On "Senior Day"
Butler will return to action after a weekend off and will close out the home portion of its 2011 schedule when it hosts Davidson on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Pioneer Football League game will have a noon start at the Butler Bowl.
October 24, 2011
Butler Honors Undefeated 1961 Football Team
Butler University welcomed home the undefeated 1961 Bulldog football team during the school's Homecoming festivities. Here is a video telling the story of one of Butler's all-time great football squads.
October 23, 2011
Homecoming Photo Gallery
Click here to view photos from Butler's 2011 Homecoming game against Marist.
October 23, 2011
Homecoming Photo Gallery
Butler's marquee fall event is Homecoming. Click here to see photos from Saturday's Homecoming festivities, from President James Danko's coin toss to the men's basketball team signing autographs.
October 22, 2011
First Half Sinks Bulldogs
Quarterback Tommy Reilly passed for 283 yards and two touchdowns to lead visiting Marist to a 28-10 victory over Butler in front of a Homecoming crowd at the Butler Bowl on Saturday, Oct. 22. The loss left the Bulldogs at 4-4 on the year and 2-3 in the Pioneer Football League.
October 19, 2011
Bulldogs Face First Time Foe Marist
Butler will try to put together back-to-back wins for the first time this season when it hosts first-time foe Marist in a Pioneer Football League game on Saturday, Oct. 22. The two teams will square off in Butler’s annual Homecoming contest at 1 p.m. (ET) at the Butler Bowl.
October 15, 2011
Butler Defeats Valparaiso, 42-14
Quarterback Andrew Huck passed for four touchdowns and corner back Sean Grady had a school-record 90-yard interception return for a score to help lead Butler to a 42-14 victory over Valparaiso in a Pioneer Football League rivalry game at the Butler Bowl on Saturday (Oct. 15). The win gave Butler the “Hoosier Helmet” trophy for the fourth consecutive year.
October 15, 2011
Photo Gallery: Butler 42, Valparaiso 14
October 14, 2011
Homecoming Game: Parking Sold Out
Parking for Butler's Oct. 22 Homecoming football game is sold out. Kickoff that day against Marist is 1 p.m. The lot opens that morning at 8 a.m.
October 13, 2011
Breast Cancer Awareness: Beth Couture & Football
Butler's athletics teams have come together in October to help fight breast cancer and support awareness of the disease. Butler women's basketball coach Beth Couture, a breast cancer survivor, recently shared her story with Jeff Voris' Butler football team.
October 12, 2011
Bulldogs Host Valparaiso In Hoosier Helmet Game
Butler will begin a three-game homestand when it hosts Valparaiso in the annual “Hoosier Helmet Trophy” game on Saturday, Oct. 15. The 1 p.m. (ET) contest at the Butler Bowl also will be Butler’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness game.
October 12, 2011
Butler Football Teaches The Game At ISI
Under the direction of senior education major Billy Bork, the Butler football team recently paired with the International School of Indiana for a day of service and teaching. Click here for more.
October 10, 2011
Jordan Ridley Named PFL Defensive Player of the Week
Butler linebacker Jordan Ridley, who recorded a career-high 19 tackles at Campbell, has been named Pioneer Football League Co-Defensive Player of the Week. The Butler junior shared the league honor with defensive end Blake Oliaro of San Diego, who had four quarterback sacks and a pass interception at Valparaiso.
October 8, 2011
Campbell Runs Past Butler, 38-23
Butler quarterback Andrew Huck passed for a career-high 381 yards and two touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough to offset the punishing ground game unleashed by host Campbell. The Camels rolled up 247 yards on the ground and defeated Butler, 38-23, in a Pioneer Football League game at Barker-Lane Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 8.
October 5, 2011
Butler Continues Road Stretch At Campbell
Butler will continue a stretch of four road games in five weeks when it visits Campbell for a Pioneer Football League test on Saturday, Oct. 8. The game at Campbell’s Barker-Lane Stadium is scheduled to start at noon (ET).
October 3, 2011
David Lang Earns PFL Honor
Butler placekicker David Lang, who nailed a game-winning field goal with less than two minutes remaining at Dayton, has been named Pioneer Football League Special Teams Player of the Week. It’s the second time this season that the Butler senior has earned the PFL’s weekly honor.
October 1, 2011
Late Field Goal Lifts Butler At Dayton
Senior Andrew Huck passed for 255 yards and three touchdowns and senior David Lang kicked a decisive field goal with 1:31 remaining to give Butler a 29-27 victory over Dayton at Welcome Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 1. The win lifted the Bulldogs to 3-2 on the season and 1-1 in the Pioneer Football League.
September 27, 2011
Bulldogs Face Defending PFL Co-Champ Dayton
Butler will face one of the toughest challenges in the Pioneer Football League when it visits Dayton on Saturday, Oct. 1. The game against the defending PFL co-champion Flyers is slated for a 1 p.m. (ET) start at Welcome Stadium.
September 27, 2011
Zach Watkins Talks Receiving Records
Senior wideout Zach Watkins now holds school records for receptions and receiving yards. Click here for a video feature and to see the record-breaking touchdown catch.
September 24, 2011
Watkins Sets School Mark In Butler Loss
Senior Zach Watkins completed his climb to the top of Butler’s receiving charts, but it wasn’t enough to lift Butler at home on Saturday (Sept. 24). The host Bulldogs fell to Drake, 24-14, in the Pioneer Football League opener for both teams.
September 20, 2011
Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs In PFL Opener
Butler will kickoff its 2011 Pioneer Football League bid at home when it hosts Drake on Saturday, Sept. 24. The game between the two PFL teams that share the same nickname is scheduled for noon (ET) at the Butler Bowl.
September 19, 2011
Trae Heeter Named PFL Offensive Player of the Week
Butler running back Trae Heeter, who turned in a career-best performance in the Bulldogs’ victory at Taylor, has been named Pioneer Football League Offensive Player of the Week. It’s the first time the young Butler back has earned the PFL’s weekly honor.
September 17, 2011
Bulldogs Run Past Taylor, 23-6
Butler turned up the “Heet” on offense and stifled its opponent on defense to pull away to a 23-6 victory over host Taylor in a non-league game at Jim Wheeler Memorial Stadium on Saturday (Sept. 17). The victory lifted the Bulldogs to 2-1 heading into the start of Pioneer Football League play.
September 13, 2011
Bulldogs Visit Unbeaten Taylor
Butler will close out its pre-conference schedule when it makes a first-ever visit to Upland on Saturday, Sept. 17, to take on unbeaten Taylor. The game at Taylor’s Jim Wheeler Memorial Stadium is slated for a 1 p.m. (ET) kickoff.
September 12, 2011
David Lang Named PFL Player of the Week
Butler placekicker David Lang, who scored 10 points in the Bulldogs’ non-league game at Indiana State, has been named Pioneer Football League Special Teams Player of the Week. It’s the fourth time in his Butler career that he’s captured the league’s weekly honor.
September 10, 2011
Third Quarter Sinks Bulldogs At Indiana State
Butler’s bid to upset a full-scholarship NCAA Division I FCS program was derailed in the third quarter at Indiana State's Memorial Stadium on Saturday (Sept. 10), and the host Sycamores went on to defeat the Bulldogs, 48-34, in the non-league contest. It was the first meeting between the two teams in 37 years.
September 7, 2011
Butler Faces Former Long-Time Rival Indiana State
Butler will renew a football rivalry that has been dormant for more than three decades when it visits Indiana State for a non-league game on Saturday, Sept. 10. The contest at Indiana State’s Memorial Stadium is slated for 2 p.m. (ET).
September 3, 2011
Butler Rolls Past Albion In Season-Opener
Senior quarterback Andrew Huck passed for 235 yards and three touchdowns and set a school record for consecutive pass completions while leading Butler to a 31-17 victory over visiting Albion at the Butler Bowl on Saturday (Sept. 3). The game, played in 90-degree weather, was the season-opener for both teams.
August 31, 2011
Bulldogs Open 2011 Campaign Against Albion
Butler will begin the 2011 football season at home when it hosts Albion on Saturday, Sept. 3. The non-league opener is slated for 1 p.m. (ET) at the Butler Bowl.
August 8, 2011
Butler Tabbed Fifth In PFL Preseason Poll
Butler, looking to return to the play that brought a league championship just two seasons ago, has been picked fifth in the Pioneer Football League’s preseason coaches’ poll. Defending league co-champion Jacksonville was tabbed as the coaches’ preseason favorite.
July 5, 2011
Butler Football Returns To XL950
For the tenth consecutive season, Big Play Radio Sports will broadcast Butler University football. All 11 Butler regular season games in 2011 will be carried on WXLW AM (XL950) in Indianapolis and will be streamed live at www.bigplayradiosports.com.
June 20, 2011
Butler Adds Three Football Coaches
Butler head football coach Jeff Voris put the finishing touches on his coaching staff for the upcoming season with the addition of three new assistants. The sixth-year Butler coach announced the hiring of defensive tackles coach Colin Johnson, receivers coach Kenan Smith and running backs coach Andy Belluomini to complete his 2011 staff.
May 31, 2011
Butler To Face 11 Football Contests In 2011
Butler will play an 11-game football schedule in 2011, including the first contest against former conference foe Indiana State in nearly four decades. The Bulldogs will play five home games in the upcoming seasons, including the season-opener against Albion on Sept. 3.
May 26, 2011
Order Butler Football Season Tickets
Spend your fall Saturdays with the Bulldogs at the newly-renovated Butler Bowl. Click here to download the order form for Butler season tickets.