No. 17 Michigan 41, No. 14 Notre Dame 30
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Devin Gardner threw four touchdown passes, including a victory-sealing connection to Drew Dileo with 4:18 left, and the dual-threat quarterback wearing No. 98 to honor Tom Harmon ran for a score to lead No. 17 Michigan to a 41-30 win over No. 14 Notre Dame on Saturday night in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109.
Michigan St. 21, South Florida 6
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Shilique Calhoun scored on a fumble return and an interception return, enabling Michigan State to overcome another poor offensive performance in a 21-6 victory over South Florida on Saturday.
Purdue 20, Indiana State 14
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ricardo Allen’s interception with 19 seconds remaining preserved Purdue’s 20-14 win over Indiana State on Saturday afternoon. Indiana State (0-2) reached the Purdue 36-yard line in the final minute before Allen stepped in front of Mike Perish’s pass and gave Darrell Hazell his first win as Purdue’s coach.
Illinois 45, Cincinnati 17
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Nathan Scheelhaase passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns to lead Illinois to a surprise 45-17 win Saturday over Cincinnati. The Illini (2-0) went up 21-0 in the second quarter to stay undefeated.
Iowa 28, Missouri State 14
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Jake Rudock and Mark Weisman each ran for a pair of touchdowns and Iowa beat Missouri State 28-14 on Saturday, snapping a seven-game losing streak dating back to 2012.
No. 21 Wisconsin 48, Tennessee Tech 0
MADISON, Wis. — Melvin Gordon ran for 140 yards and a score, and No. 21 Wisconsin’s overpowering defense got its second straight shutout in a 48-0 win over FCS school Tennessee Tech on Saturday.
Navy 41, Indiana 35
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Keenan Reynolds rushed for 127 yards and three touchdowns, leading Navy to a 41-35 season-opening victory Saturday at Indiana. The Midshipmen (1-0) played almost flawlessly, finishing with 444 yards rushing, no turnovers, five penalties and only three carries for negative yards.
No. 22 Nebraska 56, S. Mississippi 13
LINCOLN, Neb. — Stanley Jean-Baptiste and Ciante Evans returned first-quarter interceptions for touchdowns and No. 22 Nebraska made quick work of Southern Mississippi in a 56-13 victory on Saturday night. Taylor Martinez threw for three touchdowns and Ameer Abdullah ran for two more for the Cornhuskers (2-0), who now turn their attention to next week’s home game against No. 18 UCLA.
No. 19 Northwestern 48, Syracuse 27
EVANSTON, Ill. — Trevor Siemian threw for 259 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, Kain Colter passed for a touchdown and ran for one, and No. 19 Northwestern pounded Syracuse 48-27 on Saturday.
— Associated Press