INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Lancaster passed for 205 yards and four touchdowns to lead Butler to a 49-24 victory over Wittenberg on Saturday.
The Butler Bulldogs (1-1) got rolling on the first play as Trae Heeter broke for a 52-yard run. Two plays later Lancaster hit Quinn Murphy for an 18-yard scoring play for the lead, which the Bulldogs never relinquished.
Lancaster did all his damage in the first half, hitting 13 of 17 pass attempts with no interceptions. Lancaster also had touchdown passes of 4 yards to Dylan Johnson, 16 yards to Heeter and 40 yards to Tom Judge.
The Bulldogs had a 42-3 at the half.
Wittenberg's Reed Florence also had a productive day in a losing effort for the Tigers (0-1), throwing for 298 yards and two touchdowns.
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.