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Ohio 34, Akron 28 - Postgame Notes

Tyler Tettleton

Oct. 13, 2012

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Ohio 34 (7-0; 3-0), Akron 28 (1-6; 0-3)
Peden Stadium
Attendance: 25,542
Postgame Notes

Team Notes
-Ohio's win over Akron marks the `Cats' first 7-0 start since 1968.
-The Bobcats' win over Akron marks just the seventh time in school history in which Ohio has opened a season 7-0.
-With the win over the Zips, Ohio has won 13 of its last 14 games dating back to last season.
-Ohio has a 20-7 record inside Peden Stadium since the start of the 2008 season.
-With the win, Ohio improves to 3-0 in league play for the just the third time in the last 20 years.
-The Bobcats have scored 30-points or more five times this season.
-Ohio rushed for 252 yards, which marked the third time this season the Bobcats have surpassed 200 yards on the ground.
-The Bobcats have outscored their opponent 119-85 in the second half.
-The attendance of 25,542 is the second-largest crowd in Peden Stadium history.
-Ohio's matchup with Akron marked the 29th meeting with the Zips. The Bobcats own the all-time series lead 16-12-1.
-The Bobcats have defeated the Zips in five straight games.
-With the win, Ohio head coach Frank Solich collected his 115th career victory. He is 57-40 all-time at Ohio and is 38-20 all-time in Mid-American Conference play.
-Solich also improved to 6-2 all-time against Akron.

Individual Notes
-Senior kicker Matt Weller scored 10 points today, connecting on a pair of field goals and four extra points, to move into fourth all-time on the Mid-American Conference career scoring list. Weller passed former Toledo running back Chester Taylor.
-Junior quarterback Tyler Tettleton threw his 39th and 40th career touchdown passes to become the school's all-time leader.
-Tettleton also rushed for 65 yards and caught his first career touchdown pass.
-Junior running back Beau Blankenship logged his sixth 100-yard rushing game of the season and the seventh of his career.
-Junior wide receiver Donte' Foster caught his 11th career touchdown pass and now ranks seventh all-time in school history.
-Junior tight end Troy Hill finished the game with career-highs of five receptions and 52 yards. He also logged his third receiving touchdown on the year.
-Ohio offensive linemen Eric Herman, Skyler Allen, Vince Carlotta, Ryan McGrath and John Prior made their 45th, 33rd, 13th, 10th and seventh career starts, respectively. Ohio's interior linemen have made a combined 131 career starts.
-Sophomore tight end Derek Roback made his first start of the season.

Defensive Notes
-Ohio forced Akron quarterback Dalton Williams into a pair of interceptions.
-Senior linebacker Jelani Woseley had a team and career-high 14 tackles. He also tallied a sack, 2.5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup.
-The Bobcats also tallied a pair of sacks.