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QB Michael Engle's Record-Tying Performance Noted by USA Today & TV Stations

September 13, 2010

DP-Rose 2010 sg.jpgSeptember 13, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — A USA Today piece offering a look at "the college football weekend by the numbers" states, "6: Touchdown passes for DePauw (Ind.) senior QB Michael Engle in a 45-16 win against Rose-Hulman (Ohio). He tied the school record and was 26-for-36 for 300 yards in just his second college start."

Access the column by clicking here.

Engle's record performance Saturday was captured by two television crews.  Terre Haute stations WTWO and WTHI provided highlights of the Tigers-Engineers battle on their late newscasts.  See Engle_Michael_2008fb.jpgthe clips here: Video Link [Download Video: "TV Highlights of 2010 Football Season Opener" - 5702kb].

Engle, who didn't play in the fourth quarter, completed 26-of-36 passes for 300 yards and one interception.  He tied the University's all-time record for touchdown passes in one game, established by 2010 graduate Spud Dick versus Rhodes on October 10, 2009.

The Tigers open Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference play this Saturday, September 18, when they travel to Centre College in Kentucky for a 7:30 p.m. game.

For comprehensive coverage, visit the football team's official online page.

Source: USA Today