This is Dayton’s longest losing streak since 2006 when it also started 0-5 in the PFL. It has not lost six games in a row since 1974 when it lost eight in a row in a 3-8 season.
With three games to play, Dayton is assured of having a losing record for the first time since 2017 when it finished 5-6.
Butler led Dayton 13-0 before Sam Webster kicked a 32-yard field goal in the second quarter. The Flyers trailed 23-3 when they scored their first touchdown on a Luke Hansen run in the fourth quarter.
Butler quarterback Brett Bushka threw two touchdown passes. Jyran Mitchell ran for 117 yards and two scores.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Dayton at Butler, 2 p.m., 1290, 95.7