Oct. 5, 2013
Box Score |
Ohio 43, Akron 3
Ohio Football Postgame Notes
Akron, Ohio | InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field
Oct. 5, 2013
-Ohio's win over Akron marked the sixth-consecutive win over the Zips and handed the Bobcats their third-consecutive win in a league opener.
-The Bobcats' 40-point win over the Zips is the largest margin of victory over Akron.
-Ohio improved to 17-12-1 all-time against the Zips.
-The Bobcats picked up their fourth-consecutive win on the year. Ohio has now had a four-game winning streak in each of the last five seasons.
-Ohio's win also gives the Bobcats their 19th win in the last 25 games dating back to the 2011 season.
-Head coach Frank Solich also picked up his 121st career win. It also marked Solich's 63rd career win at Ohio and moved him into eighth-place on the all-time MAC coaching wins list.
-Solich improves to 41-17 in the month of October.
-The Bobcats have outscored their opponents 81-3 in their last two games.
-Ohio has now held its opponents without a touchdown in back-to-back games. The last time Ohio accomplished the feat was back in 1999 when it defeated Buffalo 45-6 and Kent State 31-3.
-Ohio improves to 7-2 following their bye week since the start of the 2005 season.
-Senior quarterback Tyler Tettleton finished the game going 14-of-21 through the air for 171 yards and two touchdowns.
-With his two touchdowns, Tettleton surpassed former Eastern Michigan great Charlie Batch for 22nd on the all-time MAC touchdown pass list.
-Tettleton also surpassed former Kent State quarterback Josh Cribbs for 25th on the all-time MAC passing list.
-With his 213 yards passing, Tettleton surpassed 7,000 yards passing for his career. He is the first player in school history to pass for over 7,000 yards.
-Tettleton also picked up his 22nd career win as a starter. He is now 22-9 all time as a starter.
-Senior wide receiver Donte' Foster hauled in his second receiving touchdown of the year and the 16th of his career. With the touchdown reception, Foster moved past former Bobcat Todd Snyder for third on Ohio's all-time receiving touchdown list.
-Foster finished the game with 64 yards receiving and moved into eighth-place on the all-time receiving list.
-Freshman tight end Troy Mangen hauled in his first career touchdown as he hauled in a one-yard pass from Tettleton.
-Ohio was held scoreless on its first offensive series for the first time since its season-opener at Louisville. The Bobcats had scored on their opening drive in each of their previous three games.
-Offensive lineman Durrell Wood logged his first career start.
-The Bobcats tallied eight sacks. Ohio's eight sacks in a single game is tied for second on the all-time Ohio list.
-Prior to today, Akron had not allowed a sack in three straight games.
-Ohio held Akron to just 157 total yards of offense and just 57 total yards in the second half.
-The last time Ohio held an opponent to 200 yards or less was against Gardner-Webb in its home-opener of 2011.
-Akron entered the game ranked third in the MAC in passing averaging 246.8 yards per game. Today, the Bobcats held the Zips to just 101 yards passing.
-Redeshirt senior Ty Branz tallied a team-best 2.5 sacks. His 2.5 sacks are tied with Kevin Carberry for seventh-most in a single game. Carberry also tallied 2.5 sacks against Akron in 2003.
-Redshirt junior Thad Ingol recorded an interception and had a fumble recovery for a touchdown.
-Junior defensive lineman Antwan Crutcher tallied a game and career-best six solo tackles.