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Akron Unveils Shiny Gold Helmets for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 4 weeks 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), 7 months 5 days 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, 7 months 6 days 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), 8 months 22 hours 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), 8 months 2 days ago

Akron extends Terry Bowden for two years

By Anonymous (not verified), 8 months 1 week 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, 8 months 1 week ago
Akron coach Terry Bowden has received a two-year contract extension that runs through 2018.

Recap: Akron vs. Kent State

By Anonymous (not verified), 8 months 3 weeks ago
Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Paced by a 151-yard rushing effort by Jawon Chisholm, the Akron Zips held off the Kent State Golden Flashes, 16-7, in Mid- American Conference action at InfoCision Stadium.Chisholm's performance came on the heels of a season-high 166 yards against Ball State on Oct. 26. Kyle Pohl completed just 8-of-19 passes for 98 yards for Akron (2-8, 2-4 MAC), while the team's...

Kent State (2-7) at Akron (2-7) (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 9 months 23 hours ago

Recap: Akron vs. Ball State

By Anonymous (not verified), 9 months 4 days ago
Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Keith Wenning tossed five touchdown passes as the Ball State Cardinals claimed a 42-24 win over the Akron Zips in Mid- American Conference play at InfoCision Stadium.Jordan Williams paced the receiving corps with 12 catches for 124 yards and two touchdowns, while Willie Snead had seven catches for 100 yards and a pair of TDs. On the ground, Jahwan Edwards carried...