Akron has fired head coach Terry Bowden after seven seasons.
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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.
Nebraska has added a home game against FCS-level Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 27, making up for the Cornhuskers' Sept. 1 date against Akron that was cancelled because of severe weather in Lincoln.