Nate Sudfeld threw for 335 yards and two touchdowns and Cody Latimer had a career-high 137 yards receiving Saturday as Indiana pulled away in the second half for a 42-10 victory over Bowling Green (2-1).
Sudfeld's 33-yard touchdown pass to Latimer with 10:11 left in the third quarter stretched the lead to 18 and allowed the Hoosiers (2-1) to coast the rest of the way. After giving up seven scores in nine possessions last week in a 41-35 loss to Navy, Indiana finished Saturday's game having allowed just three points in 11 defensive series.
The Hoosiers compiled 601 yards of total offense and ended the day on a 35-0 run. Indiana's Tevin Coleman ran 19 times for 130 yards and two touchdowns.
No. 1 Alabama 49, No. 6 Texas A&M 42: AJ McCarron nearly matched Johnny Manziel with four touchdown passes, and Vinnie Sunseri returned an interception 73 yards for a score, sidestepping Johnny Football on the way to the end zone, as Alabama (2-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) beat Texas A&M (2-1, 0-1).
No. 11 Michigan 28, Akron 24: Fitzgerald Toussaint scored a go-ahead, 2-yard touchdown with 2:49 left, and Michigan made a desperately needed stop on the final play to hold on.
No. 16 UCLA 41, No. 23 Nebraska 21: Brett Hundley threw three touchdown passes in the third quarter and UCLA (2-0) came back from an 18-point deficit.
No. 19 Washington 34, Illinois 24: Keith Price threw for 342 yards and two touchdowns; Bishop Sankey ran for a career-high 208 yards, and Washington beat Illinois at Soldier Field.
Josh Shirley added three sacks, and the Huskies came out on top after dropping seven of nine away from home. They hadn't won on the road outside the Pac-12 since beating Syracuse in 2007.
The Huskies (2-0) built a 21-point lead in the third quarter and hung on after it dwindled to seven in the fourth, sending Illinois (2-1) to its sixth straight loss against ranked opponents.
Minnesota 29, Western Illinois 12: With Minnesota coach Jerry Kill at a hospital after a seizure at halftime, David Cobb and Rodrick Williams each rushed for two touchdowns to lead the Gophers (3-0) past Western Illinois (2-1). Kill has epilepsy, and this is the fourth time in three seasons with the Gophers he's had an episode on game day.
Michigan St. 55, Youngstown St. 17: Connor Cook threw four touchdown passes in the first half, and the Michigan State (3-0) offense finally looked smooth in a victory over Youngstown State (2-1).
UCF 34, Penn State 31: Blake Bortles passed for 288 and three touchdowns and UCF (3-0) stunned Penn State (2-1).
Northern Illinois 45, Idaho 35: Mount Carmel graduate Jordan Lynch threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as heavily-favored Northern Illinois held off Idaho.
The Vandals (0-3), outscored 82-16 in their first two games, twice led the Huskies (2-0) by two touchdowns in the first half and tied the game at 35 in the opening minute of the fourth quarter on James Baker's second touchdown.
Lynch had 154 yards for his fifteenth career 100-yard game, including a 61-yard scoring burst to make it 35-28, but it was his third TD pass that finally did in the Vandals. After a 49-yard field goal by Matthew Sims broke the last tie, Lynch found Luke Eakes for a 16-yard score. The Huskies finished with 505 yards.
Indiana State 70, Quincy 7: Mike Perish catapulted Indiana State (1-2) into its first win of the season with four touchdown passes and one rushing.
Perish was 23 of 26 for a career-high 379 yards passing before leaving the field five minutes into the third quarter after setting up a 49-0 cushion for the Sycamores (1-2). Robert Tonyan Jr. replaced Perish and threw for 54 yards to give Indiana State the final numbers needed to set a school record of 433 total yards passing.
Indiana State's 70-point game marks the most points the Sycamores have scored in Memorial Stadium.
North Texas 34, Ball State 27: Derek Thompson threw for 274 yards and rushed 72 yards to lead North Texas to a come-from-behind win over Ball State.
North Texas (1-1) struggled early as Ball State (2-1) sprinted to a 20-3 lead in the first quarter.
Ball State combined offense and defense to get out front as Keith Wenning tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to Willie Snead, Horactio Banks added a 77-yard touchdown run and Brian Jones scooped up a fumble, returning it 3 yards for another score.
Butler 31, Franklin 28: Matt Lancaster ran for two touchdowns and passed for a third to lead Butler to a come-from-behind win over Division III Franklin in the first game under the lights at Fraught Stadium.
Lancaster's 1 yard run with 2:39 left put Butler (2-1) ahead for the first time, 28-21. After stopping Franklin (0-2) deep in its own territory on four downs, Jonathan Treloar added a 33-yard field goal that ultimately proved to be the game winner.
Franklin's Zack Corpe returned the Butler kickoff 88 yards to score with 27 seconds left.
Southern Illinois 31, Charleston (W.V.) 10: Ryan West came in for injured starting quarterback Kory Faulkner to throw for two touchdowns to lead Southern Illinois (1-2) to its first victory of the year.
Eastern Illinois 57, Illinois State 24: Jimmy Garoppolo's career-high 480 yards and seven touchdowns cemented the victory for Eastern Illinois (3-0).