KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Tyler Van Tubbergen threw six touchdown passes and ran for another score as Western Michigan routed Akron 68-19 on Friday.
The Broncos (7-5, 5-3 Mid-American) led 10-5 early in the second quarter. But Dervon Wallace's 56-yard run set up Van Tubbergen's 9-yard TD pass to Chleb Ravenell, and began a streak of eight Western Michigan touchdowns without any Akron points.
Van Tubbergen was 19 for 21 for 252 yards. He threw two TD passes apiece to Jordan White -- who had 138 yards receiving -- and one each to Ravenell, Eric Monette, Dallas Walker and Matt Cutler. He also scored on an 8-yard run and finished with 60 yards rushing. Receiver Robert Arnheim also threw a touchdown pass to Ravenell.
It was 66-5 before Akron finally scored again, on Mike Perish's 2-yard run midway through the third quarter. The Zips (1-11, 0-8) lost three fumbles during the Broncos' eight-TD spree.
Oregon's Pharaoh Brown once faced amputation for a horrific leg injury. But he's come all the way back and starred in Oregon's spring game.
Watch some of the top plays from former Southern Miss cornerback Kalan Reed.
Watch some of the top plays from former Illinois safety Clayton Fejedelum.
Watch some of the top plays from former Clemson wide receiver Charone Peake.
Watch some of the top plays from former UCLA wide receiver Devin Fuller.
Watch some of the top plays from former Western Michigan tight end Daniel Braverman.