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Zips win first ever bowl game

Robert Stein (48) and head coach Terry Bowden celebrate the Zips win
Defeat Utah State in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
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...

Zips football hangs on to beat RedHawks, 37-28

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

First half barrage carries Zips to victory over EMU

Thomas Woodson looks to pass against EMU.
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...

Woodson leads Zips offense past Cajuns

Jerome Lanes heads towards the endzone
September 28, 2015

Sophomore Thomas Woodson passed for 238 yards in the air and ran for 93 more yards on the ground and three touchdowns total to propel the Zips to a 35-14 victory at Louisiana. With the victory, Akron...

Defense looking to make noise this season

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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