College Football

Akron Zips (0-12)


Tue. 11/12 Wed. 11/20 Tue. 11/26
vs. EastMi
L 14-42
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@ Mia-O
L 17-20
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vs. Ohio
L 3-52
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Ohio reaches bowl eligibility with a 52-3 win against Akron

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Nathan Rourke threw for 308 yards and four touchdowns and Ohio routed Akron 52-3 on Tuesday night.

The Bobcats (6-6, 5-3 Mid-American) clinched bowl eligibility for the 11th year in a row and for the 13th time in 15 years under head coach Frank Solich. Ohio also recorded a winning record in the conference for a fifth straight year.

Rourke threw two touchdown passes in the first quarter, two more in the second and accounted for a fifth with a 1-yard run in the fourth. He threw a 53-yarder to DL Knock, 39 and 11 yards to Shane Hooks and 9 yards to Ryan Luehrman. Ja'Vahri Portis ran it in from 3-yards out with 6:41 remaining to end the scoring.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: K. Nelson1820
Passing TDs: K. Nelson11
Rushing Yards: B. Lee179
Rushing TDs: M. Burton1
Receiving Yards: N. Stewart529
Receiving TDs: T. Scippio3
Interceptions: S. Featherstone1
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Illinois L 3 - 42
9/7 vs. UAB L 20 - 31
9/14 at Central Michigan L 24 - 45
9/21 vs. Troy L 7 - 35
9/28 at Massachusetts L 29 - 37
10/12 vs. Kent State L 3 - 26
10/19 vs. Buffalo L 0 - 21
10/26 at Northern Illinois L 0 - 49
11/2 at Bowling Green L 6 - 35
11/12 vs. Eastern Michigan L 14 - 42
11/20 at Miami (OH) L 17 - 20
11/26 vs. Ohio L 3 - 52
Mid-American
East
  Conference Overall
Miami (OH) 6-2 8-5
Ohio 5-3 6-6
Kent State 5-3 6-6
Buffalo 5-3 7-5
Bowling Green 2-6 3-9
Akron 0-8 0-12
West
  Conference Overall
Central Michigan 6-2 8-5
Western Michigan 5-3 7-5
Ball State 4-4 5-7
Northern Illinois 4-4 5-7
Toledo 3-5 6-6
Eastern Michigan 3-5 6-6
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 2918 (130)
Passing Yards: 2342 (100)
Rushing Yards: 576 (130)
Points per game: 10.5 (130)
Yards per game: 243.2 (130)
Touchdowns: 14 (130)
Field Goals: 7 (123)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4967 (81)
Passing Yards: 2408 (26)
Rushing Yards: 2559 (116)
Points per game: 36.3 (122)
Yards per game: 413.9 (81)
Touchdowns: 51 (112)
Field Goals: 14 (70)
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