Published November 20, 2014
Traylor Durham ran for 107 yards and three touchdowns as Kent State extended its longest winning streak in 72 years to seven games by beating rival Akron 35-24 Saturday.
Kent State, 5-0 in the East Division of the Mid-American Conference, last won seven in a row in 1940.
Dri Archer gained 126 yards including a 30-yard touchdown run as the Golden Flashes rushed for 261 yards and five touchdowns overall to move to 8-1. That includes a 35-23 upset at then-No. 15 Rutgers a week ago.
Dalton Williams completed 30 of 41 passes for 312 yards for Akron, (1-9, 0-6) in coach Terry Bowden's first season. Williams went 12 for 13 including TDs of 13 and 21 yards to Jerrod Dillard in the first quarter as the Zips led 14-0.