Category: Akron


  Some folks may react unfavorably about the move to InfoCision Stadium from the classic Rubber Bowl that hosted Zips games since 1940. ¬†However, the venerable old stadium required much repair, and the dream of a brand new facility on campus drew closer to reality. ¬†In 2009, Akron opened InfoCision Stadium and parked it right […]

Saturday September 19th, 2009 in Akron, ALL VISITED STADIUMS, MAC, MAC | No Comments »

Game 159: Indiana @ Akron

A new stadium just christened last week with a victory and a Big Ten team coming in this week has injected new life into an Akron program that could use a lift. It appeared that any kinks in the new setting have been ironed out. The Akron band marched in the main quad toward the […]

Saturday September 19th, 2009 in Akron, Big Ten, Indiana, MAC | No Comments »

Game 149: Akron @ Kent State

Akron and Kent State lie only ten miles apart which makes for a heated rivalry between the two. However, with struggling seasons, attendance numbers were not exactly exploding off the charts, but the enthusiasm for winning the Wagon Wheel Trophy is as real as any trophy rivalry across the country…   If John R. Butchell’s […]

Saturday October 4th, 2008 in Akron, Kent State, MAC | No Comments »

Game 84: Akron @ #18 Wisconsin

Early season stumbles against lesser opposition have been a trademark for Wisconsin football the past few years. Generally, these blunders occur in the non-conference portion of the schedule. Teams like Akron are supposed to be the recipients of brutal domination on the scoreboard. Games like this are supposed to instill confidence in players and fans […]

Saturday September 6th, 2003 in Akron, Big Ten, MAC, Wisconsin | No Comments »