Akron running back Alex Allen has had some decent performances this year with one of the better ones being his two touchdown, 126 yard rushing night against Miami.
Akron, as a team, faired poorly against Northern Illinois, but that did not stop Alex Allen from having a big day as the senior running back ran the ball 14 times for 99 yards and both of his team's scores.
Although Akron lost to FCS opponent Gardner -Webb, they did have two 100-yard rushers. Alex Allen ran the ball 20 times for 110 yards and three touchdowns while Nate Burney had 17 carries for 119 yards.
Akron running back Alex Allen has been granted a sixth year of eligibility. Allen sat out the 2006 season with a knee injury and missed most of 2008 with a hip injury.
Akron has fired head football coach J.D. Brookhart.
After suffering a season ending hip injury last year, running back Alex Allen is back on the practice field for Akron.
Alex Allen is looking to replace Dennis Kennedy and emerge as the Zips' starting tailback in 2009.
Akron running back Alex Allen is out for the year with a hip injury suffered against Ball State in week three.