Akron fires head coach Tom Arth

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Akron has parted ways with head coach Tom Arth, the team announced Thursday.

This comes after a 31-25 loss to Ball State on Tuesday night, which dropped the Zips' record to 1-4 in MAC play and 2-7 overall.

Arth had a 3-24 record in three seasons at Akron. Per his contract, Arth's buyout is worth $637,000.

Inside linebackers coach Oscar Rodriguez Jr. will take on the role of interim head coach through the end of the season.

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