VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Trae Heeter scored three touchdowns for Butler in the first quarter Saturday as the Bulldogs chewed up in-state rival Valparaiso 56-17 to earn its first road victory of the season.
Heeter ran 11 times for 76 yards and three touchdowns, Matt Lancaster completed 11 of 13 passes for 246 yards and three touchdowns, and Butler (4-2, 3-0 Pioneer League) amassed 598 yards of total offense to remain perfect in conference play.
Lancaster hooked up with Tom Judge for a 45-yard touchdown strike with 3:52 remaining in the first quarter and Butler eventually closed out the period with an insurmountable 28-0 lead over the Crusaders.
Valparaiso (0-5, 0-2) finally broke its offensive silence when Mike Pando hit a 41-yard field goal with 3:12 to go in the first half, making it 35-3.
Jake Hutson had 16 carries for 63 yards and two touchdowns for the winless Crusaders.
Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown, and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh's Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night.
Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright will have an MRI after injuring his left knee in the first quarter of the Wildcats' season-opening 42-32 win over UTSA on Thursday night.
Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night.
All-American defensive end Shawn Oakman and safety Orion Stewart have been suspended for Baylor's season opener Friday against SMU for a violation of team rules, a school spokesman told ESPN.com.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.
East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown will miss three games after being placed on probation for a violation of the school's student code of conduct.