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No. 11 Michigan beats Akron 28-24

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Fitzgerald Toussaint scored a go-ahead, 2-yard touchdown with 2:49 left and No. 11 Michigan made a desperately needed stop on the final play to hold on for a 28-24 victory over Akron on Saturday.

College football’s winningest program avoided getting upset at home – as it did against Appalachian State andToledo– by a Mid-American Conference team that hasn’t won a road game in nearly five years and was expected to lose by more than five touchdowns.

Barely.

The Wolverines (3-0) trailed twice in the second half – including with 4:10 left when Kyle Pohl threw a 1-yard TD – and allowed the Zips (1-2) to get to the Michigan 4 on the final drive of the game.

Pohl was pressured and hit by Brennen Beyer on the final play, leading to an incomplete pass in the end

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