ATHENS, Ohio -- Tyler Tettleton threw two touchdown passes, caught one and rushed for 65 yards in a record-setting day, as Ohio beat Akron 34-28 Saturday to open a season with seven wins for the first time since 1968.
Tettleton, who came in tied for the all-time lead in touchdown passes for Ohio (7-0, 3-0 Mid-American Conference) with 38, opened the scoring on the receiving end of a 39-yard pass from Landon Smith just over three minutes in. Tettleton then threw a 13-yarder to Donte Foster to set the TD pass milestone and put the Bobcats up 14-0.
Dalton Williams threw for 298 yards with four TDs and two interceptions for Akron (1-6, 0-3).
Florida defensive leader Cece Jefferson underwent shoulder surgery this week, and he isn't expected to return until some point during the Gators' fall camp in August, a source said.
The attorney for Shea Patterson told The Detroit News that Ole Miss notified the NCAA that it had "nothing to add" in Patterson's case, clearing the way for the NCAA to decide the quarterback's eligibility.
Offensive lineman Matthew Burrell will be leaving Ohio State via transfer, he said Wednesday in an Instagram post that said he was "thankful for everything this amazing university has done for me."
Mel Kiper Jr. says UCLA WR Jordan Lasley displays impressive hands and instincts that should translate at the NFL level.
Mel Kiper Jr. calls San Diego State RB Rashaad Penny an explosive playmaker on the ground, through the air and in the return game.
Mel Kiper Jr. says Penn State TE Mike Gesicki possesses "off-the-charts athleticism" that allows him to excel as a pass catcher.