The Jacksonville University Dolphins will travel to Iowa to play Drake on Saturday.

Jacksonville (2-7, 0-5) vs. Drake (4-4, 4-1), 2 p.m. (ESPN+).


Where: Drake Stadium, Des Moines, Iowa.


Series record: Drake leads 15-3.


Last meeting: The Bulldogs won 41-9 last season.


Matchup to watch: JU WR B.J. Byrd vs. Drake FS Will Warner.


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Notable: The Dolphins go on the road to try and snap a six-game Pioneer League losing streak. But JU will have to do it against a team it hasn't beaten since 2014. Drake also is 8-0 against the Dolphins at home. ... Both teams lost in the Pioneer League last week, JU falling 27-24 to Stetson at home and the Bulldogs dropping a 49-7 game at San Diego. ... JU quarterback Calvin Turner Jr. needs 30 yards for his second consecutive 1,000-yard rushing season. He's seventh in the nation in rushing and goes against a young Drake defense that is 52nd in the nation among FCS teams in rush defense, allowing 145.8 yards per game. ... Warner has intercepted four passes this season and has 16 over the last two years. ... The Bulldogs are led on offense by running back Drew Lauer (747 yards, seven TDs), quarterback Ian Corwin (1,480 yards, 14 TD passes) and tight end Devin Cates (39 receptions, 483 yards, six TDs). ... The Dolphins stay on the road next week, traveling to Marist, and conclude their season on Nov. 23 at home against San Diego.