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Zips Coach Terry Bowden “Selling a Vision” to 2016 Recruiting Class

By Katie King, [email protected] February 8, 2016

Last Wednesday, Feb. 3, University of Akron head football coach Terry Bowden announced the high school student-athletes of the 2016 recruiting class. Bowden invited students, athletes, faculty, and...

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...

Football team heads west for bowl game

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] December 7, 2015

The University of Akron football team announced on Sunday, Dec. 6, that they will be playing Utah State Aggies in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho on Dec. 22. The appearance in the bowl...

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...

Jerome Lane runs for the end zone against Central Michigan

Football gears up for big game with Buffalo

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 18, 2015

The University of Akron football team returns home to host Buffalo on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 3:30 p.m. EST at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. The Zips got back to the even mark at 5-5 overall and 3-3...

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...

Akron football takes on Miami (Ohio)

Akron football takes on Miami (Ohio)

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 11, 2015

The University of Akron football team heads south for its last regular season Mid-American Conference road game this Saturday against the Miami University of Ohio RedHawks at noon at Yager Stadium in Oxford,...

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...

Conor Hundley (middle with ball) fights for more yards earlier this season

Zips take on the Minutemen

By Terry Rabbitts, [email protected] November 4, 2015

The University of Akron’s football team looks to bounce back after last week’s loss as the Zips visit the Massachusetts Minutemen on Saturday at noon at Gillette Stadium. “We got to pick it back...

Zips look to tame the Tigers

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 16, 2015

The Akron Zips football take looks to finally break into the win column for the first time in the 2015 season as they play host to the Savannah State Tigers at InfoCision Stadium this Saturday. The...

Football looks to take the next step

By Terry Rabbitts, Sports Editor September 9, 2015

In 2005, the Akron Zips football team enjoyed its finest season at the Division 1-A level. It finished the season with a winning record, won the MAC Championship Game, and competed in its first bowl game...

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