Football Bowl Subdivision
NCAA Game Summary - Akron at Bowling Green

(Friday, November 20th)

Final Score: Bowling Green 36, Akron 20

Bowling Green, OH (Sports Network) - Tyler Sheehan threw for 338 yards and a pair of touchdowns, as the Bowling Green Falcons notched a 36-20 win over the Akron Zips in Mid-American Conference play at Perry Stadium.

Sheehan completed 23-of-32 pass attempts for BGSU (6-5, 5-2 MAC), which won its third game in a row. His main target was Freddie Barnes, who hauled in 12 balls for 197 yards and two scores. Chris Bullock paced the ground attack, rushing for 90 yards and a touchdown on just eight carries.

Patrick Nicely led the charge for Akron (2-9, 1-6), as he completed 22-of-32 tosses for 259 yards and two touchdowns. Andre Jones grabbed eight of those passes for 114 yards and a touchdown, while Jeremy Bruce had five receptions for 47 yards and a score.

Akron put the first points on the board with a 27-yard field goal by Branko Rogovic just over four minutes into the game.

The Falcons responded just a few minutes later with a four-yard touchdown run by Willie Geter.

Midway through the second half, the Zips regained the lead, as Nicely threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Bruce.

Late in the first half, BGSU registered a safety to make a 10-9 game heading into the break.

The Falcons took the lead for good midway through the third quarter, as Sheehan tossed a four-yard touchdown pass to Barnes. The duo hooked up a again just minutes later, only this scoring strike came from 15 yards away.

Rogovic booted a 30-yard field goal late in the third quarter, pulling Akron within 10 points.

BGSU extended its lead early in the final frame behind a one-yard touchdown run from Bullock.

Akron, though, refused to go quietly and answered immediately with a 34-yard scoring strike from Nicely to Jones.

The ensuing kickoff, however, was returned 41 yards for a touchdown by Keith Morgan, sealing the victory for the Falcons.

The Falcons rolled up 474 yards of total offense and converted 10-of-14 third- down chances in the game.

11/20 22:13:56 ET