Akron Zips Football Schedule in 2014
The Akron Zips are ready to turn things up to the next level in 2014 as they
take on all of the best teams that the NCAA can throw at them. The Zips have their fair share of good players on the roster
this season, and that could make for a big year for Akron. The team calls the Mid-American Conference home, a league that
is dotted with some of the more underrated programs in the nation. Akron is coming off a 2013 season in which they narrowly
missed out on posting a.500 record, as the Zips amassed a 5-7 mark. The Zips fared better in conference play than outside
of the MAC last season, as they notched a 4-4 mark against conference foes. The team know that they have to elevate their
game to approach the top of the conference standings, and that is something that they will be striving for this season. With
some fantastic home matchups on the docket, fans are ready to pour into the stands and support their team.
will face a big challenge on September 20th when the Marshall Thundering Herd come to Akron. The Herd will bring with them
some of the best players in the nation as they look to run all over the Zips, and this game could be a tough one for the Zips
if they get down early. Another tough contest will be played on October 11th when the Miami Ohio Redhawks hit the field to
take on the Zips. The Zips would love to take down this conference rival, and they should have what it takes with a great
home crowd behind them.
Akron Zips Football History
The University of Akron Zips football team has a long
and storied history, dating all the way back to 1891. In fact, they have one of the oldest football programs in the entire
country. The Zips started out as a small school team in the 1930s but have grown considerably and consistently since then.
The program earned Division II classification in the 1970s, and finally earned Division I-A status in the late 1980s. The
Zips are a part of the Mid-American Conference, and have proven themselves to be a powerhouse among the top teams in their
conference. TheMACis always packed with exciting matchups that will have you cheering in no time when you're there in person.
The Zips have won the conference title one time, and they've reached one bowl game in their history. The team has also had
one All-American. The Zips would like to add to all of those totals as soon as this season.
the Zips hit the field for another intense season of football in the MAC, there has never been a better time to get out and
show your support as they look to rack up the wins and make a move up the conference standings. Be there for all the highlight-reel
catches, ankle-breaking jukes and pinpoint throws down the field as the Zips give their fans another memorable season. There's
nothing better than the stadium experience, so don't miss your chance to be there when this talented team battles it out on
the gridiron. College football is one of the most popular sports in the nation for a reason, and being there in person will
show you why so many people love to head out to the stadium to see the Zips and other top teams in action.
Zips Football Trivia
What was the first conference that the Zips were a part of?
The answer is the Ohio Athletic
Conference, which the program called home from 1915 to 1936, then again from 1946 to 1965. In addition to the Ohio Athletic
Conference the their current conference (MAC), the Zips have also been a member of the Mid-Continent Conference and Ohio Valley
Conference. No matter what league they've been a part of, they've always had the great support of their fans at home games,
something that holds true to this day.
Akron Zips Football Fans
InfoCision Stadiumis a great place to
see a big game, and it sees loads of dedicated fans pack into the stands for each and every Zips home contest. It has been
the home field for the Zips since 2009, and has quickly become one of the most popular stadiums in the country. The stadium
can hold up to 30,000 spectators and contains countless luxury suites and other fan-friendly amenities that will have you
coming back to the stadium again and again. Get out to the stands and you'll see an amazing sporting event filled with fans
showing their support. Will you be there when your favorite player makes the game-winning catch? There has never been a better
time to get down to InfoCision Stadium and cheer on the Zips with some of the best fans in the college football world.