Football Alum of the Week

Photo courtesy of Akron Football

Photo courtesy of Akron Football


Height:   6-1  

Weight:  225

Position:  Running Back

Class:  2012

College:  University of Akron


Ball, a redshirt senior running back rushed for 146 yards and 3 touchdowns on 20 carries in a 52-3 win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday (9/9).  For the season, the 6-foot-1, 225 pounder leads the Zips with 193 rushing yards and became the first Zips player to record three scores in a game since 2005.  Last year, the former Stallion started two games before suffering a season-ending injury and ended up receiving a medical hardship from the NCAA for a sixth season.  While at DeSales, the former Stallion finished his career with over 2,300 yards rushing and 47 touchdowns in 30 appearances for the Purple and White.  As as senior, he set a school-record with 29 rushing touchdowns and was recognized - First Team All-Ohio.

Warren Ball '12 University of Akron

Warren Ball '12
University of Akron

Week 1
Patrick Omameh '08
Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL)

Week 2
Kenny Stafford '08
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)

Week 3
Ryan Corkrean '17
Ashland University

Week 4
Warren Ball '12
University of Akron