AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Zac Dysert threw 6 touchdown passes, had 624 total yards and the Miami (Ohio) defense grabbed the only turnover of the game in the final play to seal a wild 56-49 win over Akron Saturday.
Dysert handed off to Justin Semmes for the game-winner for the RedHawks (3-2, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) - a 3-yard TD run with 1:04 remaining. But the Zips (1-4, 0-1) got the ball back one final time, moving to the Miami 38-yard line to set up one final heave. Zips quarterback Dalton Williams tossed it toward the end zone, where Brison Burris intercepted at the 1-yard line to end it.
Before Miami's winning score, Akron had pulled ahead for the first time since the opening quarter on an 18-yard connection between Williams and Dee Frieson for a 49-48 advantage with 7:06 to play.
Dysert finished with 516 pass yards and 108 rushing.
|MIAOH||Luke Swift 35 yd pass from Zac Dysert (Kaleb Patterson kick)|
|MIAOH||Andy Cruse 5 yd pass from Zac Dysert (missed kick)|
|AKRON||Jerrod Dillard 56 yd pass from Dalton Williams (Robert Stein kick)|
|AKRON||Marquelo Suel 10 yd pass from Dalton Williams (Robert Stein kick)|
|MIAOH||Dawan Scott 21 yd pass from Zac Dysert (Kaleb Patterson kick)|
|MIAOH||Dawan Scott 33 yd pass from Zac Dysert (Dawan Scott 2pt pass from Kaleb Patterson)|
|AKRON||Conor Hundley 4 yd run (Robert Stein kick)|
|AKRON||Jawon Chisholm 3 yd run (Robert Stein kick)|
|MIAOH||David Frazier 12 yd pass from Zac Dysert (Kaleb Patterson kick)|
|AKRON||Dee Frieson 27 yd pass from Dalton Williams (Robert Stein kick)|
|MIAOH||Kaleb Patterson 26 yd FG|
|MIAOH||Jamire Westbrook 19 yd pass from Zac Dysert (Kaleb Patterson kick)|
|AKRON||Jawon Chisholm 1 yd run (Robert Stein kick)|
|MIAOH||Kaleb Patterson 43 yd FG|
|AKRON||Dee Frieson 18 yd pass from Dalton Williams (Robert Stein kick)|
|MIAOH||Justin Semmes 3 yd run (David Frazier 2pt pass from Zac Dysert)|
|Third Down Efficiency||9-14||5-11|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||0-1||1-1|
|Kick Return Yds||34||58|
|Punt Return Yds||2||0|
|Time of Poss.||37:12||22:48|
|MIAOH: Zac Dysert 14-108, Jamire Westbrook 10-23, Justin Semmes 6-20, Erik Finklea 3-16, Robert Williams 2-11, Spencer Treadwell 3-10, Dawan Scott 1-1|
|AKRON: Jawon Chisholm 21-156, Conor Hundley 5-27|
|MIAOH: Zac Dysert 34-49-516-0|
|AKRON: Dalton Williams 32-42-446-1, Team 0-1-0-0|
|MIAOH: Dawan Scott 11-208, Andy Cruse 9-111, David Frazier 4-73, Jamire Westbrook 4-36, Luke Swift 3-52, Alvonta Jenkins 2-23, Willie Culpepper 1-13|
|AKRON: Marquelo Suel 8-105, Dee Frieson 7-98, L.T. Smith 5-51, Jawon Chisholm 4-54, Imani Davis 3-38, Jerrod Dillard 2-66, Andrew Pratt 2-21, Tyrell Goodman 1-13|
|Miami (Ohio)||7th Mid American East||0-8||0-12|
|Akron||3rd Mid American East||4-4||5-7|