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MAC Football 2014 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 1 week ago
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions. With the predictions released, it’s time...

MAC Football 2014 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
 2014 MAC PredictionsEast DivisionMACOverall 1. Bowling Green (No. 59)8-011-2 2. Ohio (No. 95)5-37-5 3. Akron (No. 97)5-36-6 4. Buffalo (No. 104)4-46-6 5. Kent State (No. 114)3-54-8 6. Miami, Ohio (No. 120)2-63-9 7. UMass (No. 121)2-62-10 West DivisionMACOverall 1. Toledo (No. 75)6-27-6 2. N. Illinois (No. 77)6-28-4 3. Ball State (No....

2014 College Football Rankings: #97 Akron

By Athlon Sports, 11 months 3 weeks ago
The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is counting down until kickoff with projections and previews for all 128 FBS teams. Here is our team preview for No. 97 Akron.Previewing Akron’s Offense for 2014With a bevy of playmakers returning, the Zips have the potential to field one of the...

Akron Unveils Shiny Gold Helmets for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
New helmets and jerseys are a big part of every college football season, and Akron appears to have unveiled a new gold (and rather shiny) helmet for 2014. The Zips have made considerable progress in Terry Bowden’s first two years and improved to 5-7 last year.The new gold helmets resemble Baylor or Notre Dame’s recent shiny designs, with one having a blue facemask, while the other...

Akron assistant coach Arrington dies in car accident

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 5 months ago
Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Akron assistant football coach Alan "Tank" Arrington died Monday following an automobile accident in the state of Mississippi. He was 44."I can't put into words how tragic this is," head coach Terry Bowden said. "We have lost someone who was truly special and had dedicated his life to guiding young men. Tank was a very good friend and a great person. My thoughts...

Akron assistant Alan Arrington killed in automobile accident

By Evan Buhler, 1 year 5 months ago
Alan Arrington, an assistant football coach at the University of Akron, was killed Monday in a car accident in his native Mississippi. He was 44.

Recap: Akron vs. Toledo

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 5 months ago
Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyle Pohl completed 18-of-29 passes for 259 yards with three touchdowns, as the Akron Zips closed the season with a 31-29 win over visiting Toledo.Pohl's final scoring pass, a 35-yard connection with Tyrell Goodman, gave the Zips a 31-17 lead with 6:33 remaining.Toledo, though, rallied.Bernard Reedy caught a 28-yard touchdown pass from Terrance Owens less than a...

Toledo (7-4) at Akron (4-7) (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 5 months ago

Akron extends Terry Bowden for two years

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 6 months ago
Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Akron has given head coach Terry Bowden a two- year contract extension, keeping him with the team through the 2018 season.The deal is pending approval by the school's Board of Trustees.Bowden, who is currently in his second year at the helm of the Zips, has guided the squad to a 4-7 mark this season. That includes a 3-4 ledger in the Mid-American Conference. The...

Akron extends Bowden's deal 2 years

By Evan Buhler, 1 year 6 months ago
Akron coach Terry Bowden has received a two-year contract extension that runs through 2018.