AKRON, Ohio -- Akron rushed for 294 yards and amassed 534 yards total offense in a 36-13 rout of Virginia Military Institute Saturday. The matchup of winless teams was no contest at all, not with Akron's Clayton Moore passing for 223 yards and three touchdowns.
The Zips (1-3) got on the board early and often, opening up a quick 14-0 lead and leading 29-7 at halftime. Moore threw two touchdown passes to Keith Sconiers, the first a 31-yarder to open the scoring in the first quarter. Sconiers scored again in the second period on a 10-yard touchdown pass, one of his eight receptions totaling 154 yards.
VMI (0-4) got a 39-yard touchdown pass from Eric Kordenbrock to Stefawn Ross in the first quarter. By the time VMI scored again in the fourth quarter, Moore had thrown his third touchdown pass, this one a 23-yarder to Jerrod Dillard for a 36-7 lead.
Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and tied a poll record Sunday despite lagging support from voters. Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward and No. 4 Michigan State slipped.
Texas cornerback Kris Boyd has apologized for retweeting a Texas A&M fan during halftime of Texas' 50-7 loss to TCU on Saturday.
The Big 12 on Sunday acknowledged an officiating mistake that incorrectly awarded Oklahoma State a first down Saturday and said the officials involved would be disciplined.
Georgia coach Mark Richt says he's sticking with Greyson Lambert, who was just 10-for-24 for 86 yards in a loss to Alabama, as the Bulldogs starting quarterback.
Will Grier threw four touchdown passes to four receivers -- all in the first half -- and No. 25 Florida downed third-ranked Mississippi 38-10 on Saturday night.
Leonard Fournette highlighted his SEC-record third straight 200-yard game with a 75-yard touchdown run, and No. 9 LSU overcame Eastern Michigan 44-22 on Saturday night.