Recap - Runnin' Bulldogs Defeat Akron 38-37
James Perry inflicted damage on the Akron secondary, receiving 125 yards as Gardner-Webb defeated the Zips 38-37 at InfoCision Stadium.
Gardner-Webb was an underdog by 16.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 46.5.
Chandler Browning completed 18 of 28 pass attempts for 207 yards for the Runnin' Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Nate Burney rushed for 119 yards for Akron, while Alex Allen added 110 yards. Patrick Nicely threw for 165 yards for the Zips, while receivers Jeremy LaFrance and Gary Pride had 88 and 33 yards respectively.
Gardner-Webb outgained Akron 391-389 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-22 by the Runnin' Bulldogs.
The time of possession battle favored Gardner-Webb as their offense was on the field for 30:26, longer than the 29:34 of their opponents.