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The Akron Zips football team is a college football program representing the University of Akron in the Football Bowl Subdivision of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Akron plays its home games on InfoCision Stadium on the campus of the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio. The Zips compete in the Mid-American Conference as a member of the East Division. The team was established in 1891 when the school was known as Buchtel College and became the University of Akron in 1913. In 1926, the athletic teams were named the Zippers, after rubber boots manufactured by the B.F. Goodrich Company, which was headquartered in Akron at the time. The name was shortened to "Zips" in 1950. Akron was originally classified as a Small College school in the 1937 season until 1972. Akron received Division II classification in 1973, before becoming a Division I-AA program in 1980 and a Division I-A program in 1987. The Zips were the first team to move from Division I-AA to Division I-A. In 2005, the Zips won the Mid-American Conference championship for the first time in the program's history. Through the 2015 season, the Zips have an overall record of 507–524–36.
Location: Akron
Arena/Stadium: InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field
Head Coach: Tom Arth
Mascot: Zippy

Games airing soon

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Sep 21
From InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field in Akron
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Sep 28
From McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley
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Oct 12
From InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field in Akron
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Oct 19
From InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field in Akron
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Oct 26
From Huskie Stadium in DeKalb
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Nov 2
From Doyt L. Perry Stadium in Bowling Green
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Nov 12
From InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field in Akron
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Nov 20
From Yager Stadium in Oxford
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Nov 26
From InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field in Akron

Latest games

Sep 14
From Kelly Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant
Sep 7
From InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field in Akron
Aug 31
From The University of Illinois - Memorial Stadium in Champaign