To make up for a football game that was supposed to be played this season but was canceled, Nebraska will host Akron in 2025, paying the Zips $1.45 million on top of another $650,000.
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Chattanooga Mocs coach Tom Arth is being hired by Akron to replace Terry Bowden, who was fired after the season.
- Nebraska, Akron reach agreement on cancellation
- Akron hiring Chattanooga's Arth as new coach
- Akron fires Terry Bowden following 4-8 season
- S. Carolina to face Akron in hurricane makeup
Akron has fired head coach Terry Bowden after seven seasons.
Deebo Samuel caught two touchdown passes and recovered a bad snap on a punt in the end zone for another score as South Carolina beat Akron 28-3 on Saturday.
A.J. Ouellette ran for 169 yards and two touchdowns and Papi White became Ohio's all-time leader in yards receiving as the Bobcats rolled to a 49-28 victory over Akron on Friday.
Jarret Doege threw for two touchdowns and Rico Frye ran for a third as Bowling Green won its second straight road game, knocking off Akron 21-6 on Saturday.
Eastern Michigan intercepted Akron on three straight possessions, including one returned for a touchdown by Maxx Crosby, and the Eagles became bowl eligible with a 27-7 victory over Akron on Saturday.
South Carolina will play Akron at home on Dec. 1 to make up for its September contest canceled due to Hurricane Florence.
Tre Harbison rushed for 169 yards and a touchdown, Jalen McKie scored on a 23-yard interception return for the only fourth-quarter points and Northern Illinois held off Akron 36-26 on Thursday night.
Van Edwards rushed 20 times for 112 yards and a touchdown and Akron survived four lost fumbles to beat Central Michigan 17-10 on Saturday.
Tyree Jackson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Buffalo breezed to a 24-6 victory over Akron in Mid-American Conference action on Saturday.
Kenny Young had two rushing touchdowns and one receiving, Brad Koenig intercepted two passes and recovered a fumble, and Miami (Ohio) beat Akron 41-17 on Saturday.
Zeb Noland threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, David Montgomery had 107 yards rushing and a score and Iowa State held off Akron 26-13 on Saturday for its first win of the season.