JCFootball.com has been able to confirm that Lloyd has signed with Akron.
The talented linebacker was getting a lot of attention from UTSA, North Texas, Western Kentucky, Bowling Green and Missouri.
As a sophomore this past season, Lloyd led the Grizzlies with 109 tackles and 21 tackles-for-loss to go along with four sacks. three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, two interceptions and three pass breakups.
Lloyd is on pace to finish up his two-year degree in May and he will have three years to play two starting this fall.
DeMarcus Lloyd Scout Profile