CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Aaron Cantu threw four touchdown passes and the Southern Utah defense forced six first-half turnovers in a 49-0 victory over Fort Lewis on Saturday night
Cantu completed 15 of 16 passes for 136 yards with two touchdown passes to Anthony Norris. Southern Utah added 232 yards on the ground to a balance the attack. The Thunderbird offense didn't turn the ball over and made the most of the opportunities, scoring on all but one possession in the first half.
Southern Utah's defense was dominant, forcing a total seven total turnovers. Matt Holley had a 19-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the first quarter. Miles Killebrew returned one fumble 89 yards for a touchdown, also in the first quarter. Chad Hansen led the Southern Utah defense with eight tackles.
The Thunderbirds (2-0) limited the Skyhawks (0-1) to 214 yards of offense, and just 48 on the ground.
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.