SOUTH BEND, IND. — Jalen Elliott had two interceptions that Notre Dame turned into touchdowns and the Fighting Irish held off stubborn Ball State.
The Irish, coming off an emotional 24-17 season-opening victory over Michigan, looked lackluster against the Mid-American Conference foe. The Cardinals also played nothing like the 34½-point underdogs they were labeled in the schools' first meeting in football.
NO. 9 WASHINGTON 45, NORTH DAKOTA 3
SEATTLE — Jake Browning threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns, Ty Jones had two touchdown receptions, and Washington pulled away in the second half.
NO. 11 LSU 31, SE LOUISIANA 0
BATON ROUGE, LA. — Joe Burrow passed for two touchdowns and ran for a short score, and LSU rode an opportunistic defensive performance.
NO. 12 VIRGINIA TECH 62, WILLIAM & MARY 17
BLACKSBURG, VA. — Steven Peoples had two first-half touchdown runs, and Josh Jackson threw for a touchdown and ran for another for Virginia Tech.