AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Woodson was 21-of-29 passing for 291 yards and three touchdowns, and Akron beat Buffalo 21-20 on Saturday.
Woodson was pressured on his go-ahead touchdown pass but found fifth-year senior Kevin Gladney for a one-handed grab in the end zone to give Akron a one-point lead with 4:46 remaining in the game. It was Gladney's first touchdown of his career.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Woodson accounted for three touchdowns and Kyron Brown returned a fourth-quarter interception for a clinching score in Akron's 34-23 victory over Bowling Green in a turnover-filled Mid-American Conference opener on Saturday night.
The victory snapped an eight-game losing streak to the Falcons (0-5, 0-1) dating to 2006.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jalin Moore ran for a career-high 257 yards and two touchdowns and Appalachian State hung on to beat Akron in a 45-38 shootout on Saturday.
The teams combined for 1,073 yards of total offense and 60 first downs.
Taylor Lamb threw for 280 yards and three scores for the Mountaineers (2-2), including strikes of 36 and 37-yards to Levi Duffield and Zy Letman.