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 amongst the hotspots in campus.  The excitement for this new arena certainly had justification.  It towers high off the main strips in campus.  Akron University has fallen into the rat race for the newer and better when it comes to stadiums.  However, InfoCision Stadium, other than its name, has clung to many traditional aspects of what a college football atmosphere is all about.


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 that their team is headed for mountains of success. However, the Zips didn’t come to Madison to sightsee. Akron had an upset plan brewing in their pockets and they almost pulled it off.

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