PITTSBURGH – Conor Hundley one-upped the nation's leading rusher, gaining 148 yards on 19 carries as Akron upset Pittsburgh 21-10 on Saturday.
Kyle Pohl passed for 193 yards with a touchdown and an interception and defensive lineman Cody Grice — moonlighting at fullback — put together a pair of short scoring runs as the Zips (2-2) beat a team from a power conference for the first time in six years.
Akron outgained the Panthers 382-349 and kept Pitt sophomore running back James Conner in check to give coach Terry Bowden the biggest victory of his three-year tenure.
Conner came in with 699 yards but was held to 92 yards on 25 carries as the Panthers (3-2) lost their second straight. Chad Voytik completed 20 of 34 passes for 220 yards with a touchdown and an interception.