AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Ryan Cubit threw for 217 yards and a
touchdown to lead Western Michigan to a 17-0 win over Akron on
The win will likely help the Broncos (8-4, 6-2 Mid-American
Conference) secure a bowl invitation for the first time since 1988,
when they fell to Fresno State in the California Bowl.
Cubit was 17-of-29 with one interception and threw a 16-yard
scoring pass to Keith Schultz in the third quarter. Brandon West
scored on a 1-yard run in the fourth for the Broncos, and Jamarko
Simmons had eight catches for 98 yards.
Luke Getsy completed 13 of 26 passes for 132 yards for Akron
(5-7, 3-5). He threw one interception and was sacked five times.
Getsy finished with minus-33 yards rushing, and the Broncos held
the Zips to 119 total yards.
Western Michigan led 3-0 at halftime on Nate Meyer's 38-yard
Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.