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Robert Stein (48) and head coach Terry Bowden celebrate the Zips win

Zips win first ever bowl game

Defeat Utah State in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] December 23, 2015

The University of Akron football team won their first FBS bowl game in the history of the program Tuesday afternoon by defeating the Utah State Aggies 23-21 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl game. The game...

Isaiah Williams holds up the Wagon Wheel after the Zips win over Kent State

Defense shines in Wagon Wheel victory

By Terr Rabbitts, [email protected] November 27, 2015

The University of Akron football defense played its best game of the year as the Zips defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes 20-0 in a Mid-American Conference game and reclaimed the Wagon Wheel Friday...

Austin Wolf dives for the Thomas Woodson pass against the RedHawks.

Zips football hangs on to beat RedHawks, 37-28

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 14, 2015

  The University of Akron’s football team ran out to a 27-7 halftime lead, watched as the Miami of Ohio RedHawks battled back, but then hung on for the 37-28 win in Oxford, Ohio at Yager stadium...

The Zips defense stops the ball carrier

Football team gets back to winning

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 9, 2015

The University of Akron’s football team edged the Minutemen from the University of Massachusetts on Saturday, 17-13. The victory snapped a two-game losing streak for the Zips. Thomas Woodson used...

Jerome Lane runs for the end zone against Central Michigan

Chippewas slip by Zips, 14-6

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 2, 2015

Despite an outstanding effort from the defense, The University of Akron football team dropped a close decision, 14-6, to Central Michigan University on Saturday in front of 18,981 Hall-ROO-ween fans. The...

Thomas Woodson looks to pass against EMU.

First half barrage carries Zips to victory over EMU

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] October 12, 2015

The University of Akron football team traveled to Ypsilanti, Michigan on Saturday and coasted to a 47-21 win over Eastern Michigan University. Thomas Woodson, Jerome Lane, and Conor Hundley all set...

Zips drop heartbreaker to Ohio, 14-12

By Jacob Allen, [email protected] October 5, 2015

The Zips lost a heartbreaker on Saturday to Mid-American Conference rival Ohio by a final score of 14-12. It was the first game of conference play for both teams. Akron fell to 2-3 overall while the...

Thomas Woodson looks to complete another pass.

Zips demolish Tigers despite sluggish start

By Jake Allen, [email protected] September 20, 2015

Despite a rocky start, the Zips dominated the Savannah State Tigers 52-9 on Saturday at InfoCision Stadium. Coming in at 0-2 following tough games versus Oklahoma and Pittsburgh, it seemed like the...

Defense looking to make noise this season

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 9, 2015

When teams have losing seasons, the blame is sometimes pinned on the defense for not being able to stop opponents. Not the case here in Akron, as last year’s team ranked second in the MAC in yards...

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