AKRON, Ohio -- Ben Chappell threw two touchdown passes and Ray Fisher returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a score in Indiana's 38-21 victory against Akron on Saturday.
Akron (1-2) played without starting quarterback Chris Jacquemain, who was suspended indefinitely on Friday for a violation of team rules. Sophomore Matt Rodgers started, but without Jacquemain, a three-year starter, the Zips struggled moving the ball.
Austin Thomas had two of Indiana's four interceptions and the Hoosiers' defense held the Zips to 271 yards of total offense.
The Hoosiers are 3-0 for the third time in the last five years.
Prior to kickoff, a moment of silence was observed in honor of NCAA president Myles Brand, who died this week of pancreatic cancer. Brand was Indiana's president from 1994 to 2002.
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Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.