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Jordan Howard's 3 TDs, late stop lift Indiana over Southern Illinois

Jordan Howard's 3 TDs, late stop lift Indiana over Southern Illinois

Indiana may have left Memorial Stadium Saturday with more questions than answers following its season opener against Southern Illinois.

That's what happens when you have to survive a failed 2-point conversion try in the closing seconds to hang on for a 48-47 victory over a Football Championship Subdivision foe.

Offensively, the Hoosiers put up 595 yards, looked good in the running game and watched as senior quarterback Nate Sudfeld showed no signs of rust after missing the final six games a year ago with an injury to his non-throwing left shoulder. Sudfeld completed 19 of 32 passes for 349 yards and a touchdown.

Jordan Howard, a transfer from UAB who gained nearly...

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