Florida State vs. Alabama, and Michigan at Florida are among the marquee matchups slated to air on the ESPN family of networks during Week 1 of the 2017-18 college football season.
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Louie Zervos made all three of his field-goal attempts and Ohio clinched the Mid-American Conference East Division title with a 9-3 win over Akron on Tuesday night.
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Doozy of a helmet decal mishap tonight for Akron running back Manny Morgan, whose "Akron" script began peeling off of his helmet shell.
Donovan Wilson ran for 119 yards and a touchdown and Fred Coppet had 116 and two scores to help Bowling Green turn back Akron 38-28 on Wednesday night.
Logan Woodside threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns, and Kareem Hunt ran for 136 yards and a score to help Toledo beat Akron 48-17 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Johnson ran for a Buffalo-record 282 yards in the Bulls' 41-20 victory over Akron on Thursday night.
Watch: Akron at Buffalo
Akron goes for a sixth win to become bowl eligible. The Zips are favored by 19.5 on the road. ESPN's FPI gives them an 81.2 percent chance to beat the 1-6 Bulls. Live on ESPN3
Thomas Woodson passed for 338 yards and ended a crucial late-game drive with three straight completions, including an insurance touchdown, as Akron rallied past Ball State 35-25 on Saturday, scor
Jarvion Franklin rushed for a school-record 281 yards and Zach Terrell threw for two scores and ran for two more as No. 24 Western Michigan -- ranked in the Top 25 this week for the first time in
Broncos likely to stay unbeaten
ESPN's FPI gives No. 24 Western Michigan an 87 percent chance to win at Akron. The Broncos are ranked for the first time in school history and seek their first 7-0 start since 1941.
LeBron James' foundation has established an institute at the University of Akron to assist inner-city public high school graduates who earn their tuitions through the foundation.
Tra'Von Chapman threw three touchdowns passes and ran 70 yards for another to lead Akron to a 35-13 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
Backup QB Of The Week: Tra'Von Chapman
In 2013, Chapman was arrested in Kent, Ohio, for allegedly assaulting an ex-girlfriend. After pleading guilty to a lesser charge he was dismissed from Pitt and bounced from Division II Ashland to Akron. In his return to Kent on Saturday, Chapman fired a 43-yard strike to set up the winning touchdown as the Zips defeated Kent 31-27. Flipping the field
Tra'Von Chapman passed for two touchdowns, Mykel Traylor-Bennett ran for two scores and Akron rallied to beat Kent State 31-27 on Saturday to retain possession of the Wagon Wheel trophy.
Akron football coach Terry Bowden joins The Really Big Show to talk about a big matchup vs. Kent and how far along the program has come under his watch.