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Akron Zips have tough travel date at Ball State to keep division title hopes alive

Despite its record (2-5, 1-2), Ball State is starting to score points, which means the Akron Zips (4-3, 2-1) have a road challenge on their hands to keep in stead with defending MAC Champion Bowling Green.
Via The Plain Dealer
22 hours ago

QB Kyle Pohl back for Akron Zips, but coach Terry Bowden unsure of starter vs. Ball State

Akron quarterback Kyle Pohl is back in action for the Zips, but head coach Terry Bowden says backup Tommy Woodson could start for a second straight game.
Via The Plain Dealer
3 days ago

Mid-American Conference East Division football teams get mid-term grades

The Akron Zips and Ohio University are just two MAC teams in line for a post-season bowl game and grading out well this season.
Via The Plain Dealer
3 days ago

Akron Zips out of sync, offensively and defensively, in 23-20 loss to Ohio University

Akron Zips put their undefeated conference slate on the line at Ohio University Saturday and come up short, 23-20.
Via The Plain Dealer
6 days ago

Akron Zips look to keep MAC title hopes alive at Ohio University

Backup quarterbacks in the spotlight as Akron Zips play at Ohio University.
Via The Plain Dealer
7 days ago

Monday Morning Quarterbacking, Vol. 5 – Sunday Edition

(This is a weekly series of articles entitled “Monday Morning Quarterback”.   I will try to post them two days after the football games are played so as to have our wilder emotions under control by then.  It will be my take on the positives and the negatives we saw happen and a chance for commenters to agree or disagree and to add their own thoughts.) I tried to tell myself...
Via Pitt Blather
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: LeBron James’ Family Foundation Photoshops The NBA Star Into An Akron Zips Uniform For Game Day Event

LeBron James’ Family Foundation is hosting an event, in which is will bring 2,500 kids and families to Akron’s game against Marshall on Saturday. To promote the event, the Foundation photoshopped the Cleveland Cavalier superstar into a Zips uniform, only furthering the famous “what if LeBron played football?” fantasy. @UAkron & LJFF invited 2,500 #WFEKids & families...
Via College Spun
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Akron Zips: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Penn State Nittany Lions will play host to the Akron Zips. Coverage of the game between Penn State and Akron will air on ABC or ESPN2 depending on your market with kickoff set at 12:00 pm ET from Beaver Stadium in University Park, PA. The Odd: The Penn State Nittany Lions are 14.5 point favorites against the Akron Zips. The over/under for this contest is 51 total...
Via Tireball.com
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Terry Bowden Unveils Akron’s New Uniforms On Twitter

A few months ago, pictures of a new gold helmet for the Akron Zips leaked out online and generated a fair amount of buzz, especially for an Akron item. Now, thanks to Zips coach Terry Bowden, we know how Akron’s full black and gold uniform looks.  If you want to play like a champion you have to look like one! #GoZips pic.twitter.com/yif91ziyyS — Terry Bowden (@TerryBowden)...
Via College Spun
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New Akron Football Uniforms With Gold Chrome Helmet Revealed

Akron Zips head coach Tommy Bowden revealed some new uniforms that the Zips will wear this upcoming season, complete with Gold Helmets. The number font looks pretty slick, it’s too bad we can’t see what logo is on the side of the helmet to better evaluate how it looks. Either way the gold chrome bucket […] The post New Akron Football Uniforms With Gold Chrome Helmet Revealed...
Via Diehardsport
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Harney leaving Akron for Div. II school

Nick Harney, a Cleveland native and major contributor to three very good University of Akron teams over the last three seasons, will play his final college basketball season at Fairmont State, a Div. II school in West Virginia. The 6'8 Harney can play inside and out. He averaged 8.8 points and 3.4 rebounds over his Akron career, with his best season coming as the Zips won the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Akron CB Seth Cunningham accused of stealing bong in armed robbery

Akron senior cornerback Seth Cunningham was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly robbing a tobacco pipe store at gunpoint, The Medina-Gazette reports. According to The Gazette, Brunswick police say Cunningham entered a 24-hour tobacco pipe store and waved a 9mm handgun in the air. He allegedly went to a display case and stole a water pipe (aka bong) valued at $447 and fled the store...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Akron guard Abreu arrested, suspended

University of Akron point guard Alex Abreu has been suspended indefinitely after his arrest on marijuana trafficking charges Thursday afternoon. Narcotics officers made the arrest late Thursday afternoon after intercepting a delivery intended for Abreu. The Akron Beacon Journal reported that Abreu remains in Summit County Jail. A University of Akron statement said Abreu's...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

LBJ bobble head night at Akron University

AKRON, Ohio - It's a unique promotional giveaway, one designed to get people talking and get them out to Saturday night's University of Akron basketball game vs. Buffalo. If it gets a few people -- or even a few thousand -- angry, then that's part of the deal. And the very essence of the word promotion. LeBron James Bobblehead Night at Akron is a potential lightning...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Akron Zips football poster: Try not to vomit

As an Ohio-based blog, we felt a certain obligation to post the Akron Zips 2012 football poster.Apparently when you hire a new coach, especially one with the Bowden name, you have no choice but to plaster his face on all of your promotional materials. However, as a marketing executive I have always made it a point to include people with a certain look to help sell a program and concept...
Via Eye and Eer
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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