Observations: Auburn 60, Akron 10

On a Saturday when plenty of big names struggled, Auburn emphatically took care of business through the air and on the ground to get Bryan Harsin to 1-0.

QB Bo Nix (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)

Yes, it was Akron.

But on a Saturday that seemed specifically designed for teams — especially ones with first-year coaching staffs — to struggle, Auburn did its job and then some in a 60-10 victory.

Look around college football in Week 1. Oklahoma almost blew a huge lead to Tulane. Oregon needed a late touchdown …

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