Childers completed seven of his nine pass attempts for 71 yards, and threw scoring passes to three receivers. Harbison finished with 158 yards rushing on 31 carries and scored from the 5 and 30.
Northern Illinois (3-5, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead. Akron's Michiah Burton fumbled the ball in the end zone and it was recovered by Northern Illinois' Trayshon Foster and the Huskies stretched their lead to 28-0 midway through the third quarter. Nick Rattin's 31-yard interception return for a touchdown capped the scoring with 9:43 remaining.
Akron (0-8, 0-4) was held to 145 yards of offense. Brandon Lee had 76 yards rushing on 10 carries that included a 25-yard run for the Zips.
Oklahoma State's Sanders, Wallace connect for deep TD
Spencer Sanders launches it 55 yards deep to a loosely covered Tylan Wallace, who scores the touchdown.
Louisville's Scott Satterfield has 'conversation' with South Carolina about football coaching vacancy
Louisville coach Scott Satterfield has had a "conversation" with South Carolina about its coaching vacancy, and he continues to say he has no intention of leaving the Cardinals.
Fields assists Sermon's long TD run with a block
As Ohio State RB Trey Sermon speeds downfield for a long TD run, Justin Fields runs with him and makes a crucial block to secure the touchdown.
Howell lofts one to Newsome for another UNC TD
Sam Howell hits a wide-open Dazz Newsome for a 26-yard touchdown to increase North Carolina's lead.
Toledo's Bryce Mitchell hauls in a 44-yard TD
Bryce Mitchell catches the short pass, then makes a man miss and is off to the races for a Toledo touchdown.
UNC's Carter darts through the defense for his second TD
Michael Carter runs 22 yards right up the middle of Western Carolina's defense for his second touchdown of the game for North Carolina.