Latest Akron Zips football News

MAC East champ Miami (Ohio) edges winless Akron 20-17

Nov. 20, 2019 11:05 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Jaylon Bester rushed for 128 yards and a touchdown and Miami (Ohio) withstood a stern challenge from winless Akron for a 20-17 victory on Wednesday night. The RedHawks (7-4, 6-1) had already clinched the Mid-American Conference East Division berth to the MAC championship game but this...

Vann runs for 4 TDs in EMU's 42-14 win over Zips

Nov. 12, 2019 9:30 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Shaq Vann rushed for 142 yards and four touchdowns and Eastern Michigan beat winless Akron 42-14 on Tuesday night. Vann became the first Eagle to score four rushing touchdowns since Bronson Hill against Toledo on Oct. 13, 2012. He scored Eastern Michigan's first three TDs when the Eagles...

Bowling Green keeps Akron winless, 35-7, behind Loy

Nov. 2, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Grant Loy threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the defense was dominant as Bowling Green defeated winless Akron 35-6 on Saturday. After the Zips kicked field goals on two of their first three possessions for a 6-0 lead they only picked up 40 yards the rest of the way,...

Northern Illinois routs Akron 49-0

Oct. 26, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Childers threw three touchdown passes, Tre Harbison ran for two scores and Northern Illinois beat Akron 49-0 on Saturday. Childers completed seven of his nine pass attempts for 71 yards, and threw scoring passes to three receivers. Harbison finished with 158 yards rushing on 31...

Buffalo finally wins on the road, blanks winless Akron, 21-0

Oct. 19, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ledarius Mack and Kadofi Wright each scored on fumble recoveries and Buffalo blanked winless Akron, 21-0 in a Mid-America Conference battle between teams still looking for a conference victory Saturday. The win was the second road MAC shutout and first road win of the year for the Bulls....

Kent State downs rival Akron 26-3

Oct. 12, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Crum threw a touchdown pass, Matthew Trickett kicked four field goals and Kent State beat Akron 26-3 on Saturday, snapping a four-game skid against the Zips in the annual Crystal Clinic Wagon Wheel trophy game. Crum's 49-yard pass to Isaiah McKoy capped Kent State's opening drive,...

Curtis' 3 TDs lifts UMass past winless Akron 37-29

Sep. 28, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Michael Curtis threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and UMass defeated Akron 37-29 on Saturday. UMass (1-4) led 20-14 at intermission, but after the break, Curtis led the Minutemen on 12-play, 72-yard drive in four minutes for a 27-14 lead. On the ensuing kickoff, Akron (0-5)...