DES MOINES, Iowa -- Drake football finished with a losing record for the first time in 12 years last year.
The Bulldogs finished 5-6, with all five wins coming at home, and the six losses on the road.
Drake is looking for a bounce-back season this year and a winning record. Drake returns nine starters including running back Conley Wilkins and tight end Eric Saubert.
The Bulldogs open the season Sept. 3 at home against Quincy.