St. Joseph's Smothers Butler, 34-0, In Season Finale
Nov. 13, 2004
Sophomore running back Demarreo Campbell rushed for 85 yards and three touchdowns to lead visiting St. Joseph's to a 34-0 victory over Butler in a non-league game at the Butler Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 13. The win boosted the Pumas to 6-4 on the year, while Butler fell to 1-10 in its final game of 2004.
The Pumas jumped to a commanding lead with 17 points in the first quarter. Campbell put the visitors on top for good with a 28-yard touchdown run midway through the first period. His touchdown capped a seven-play, 73-yard drive. The Pumas added a 40-yard field goal from Brandon Deardorff and a 10-yard blocked punt return from Nate Raymond in the first 15 minutes.
Campbell scored on a nine-yard run in the second quarter and Deardorff added a 36-yard field goal to give St. Joseph's a 27-0 halftime lead. The Pumas closed out the game's scoring with Campbell's one-yard touchdown run in the third period.
St. Joseph's rolled up 380 yards in total offense, while the Pumas' smothering defense limited the Bulldogs to just 75 total yards. Butler gained just 20 yards on the ground. The Bulldogs' best scoring chance came late in the second quarter, when the Bulldogs reached the St. Joseph's 19 yard line. But the Bulldogs attempted a fake field goal, and quarterback Adam Webb's pass to tight end Kevin Housand fell incomplete.
Senior linebacker Jim Hart, playing his final game for the Bulldogs, led both teams with 10 tackles, and he added a pass interceptions and three pass breakups. Hart finished the season as Butler's leading tackler with 100 total tackles.