Here’s why Kellen Lewis’ re-ascendancy to the starting QB spot was inevitable: he twice broke long runs for touchdowns Saturday to lead Indiana to a 31-13 win against Western Kentucky in its season-opener at Memorial Stadium.
Lewis bolted 75 yards down the middle of the field to open the scoring at 7:06 of the first quarter. Then, after the Hoosiers sagged under the heat and the pace of a game played between two no-huddle teams, Lewis ran 62 yards into the end zone early in the fourth quarter to ensure the win. Indiana had come out with five wide receivers spread across the field. Lewis never even looked at them.
We’ll have more coverage after we conduct post-game interviews.