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Ohio mounts comeback effort to beat Akron 25-14

The tale of the tape shows a game where momentum mattered— and it was Ohio who had it at game’s end.

2023 MAC Football Week 13 Game Preview: Ohio Bobcats at Akron Zips

Grab some leftovers and put up your feet ‘cause we got one of the best Black Friday deals right here.

EMU edges out Akron 30-27 in double overtime to preserve bowl hopes

The Eagles pull through to stay alive in the postseason race, eventually taking down the Zips in the second overtime period.

2023 MAC Football Week 12 Game Preview: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs. Akron Zips

Miami’s smothering defense blanks Akron 19-0

Miami blanks the Zips in a dominating performance at home.

2023 Week 11 Midweek MACtion Preview: Akron Zips @ Miami (OH) RedHawks

Miami (OH) turns to backup QB Aveon Smith to continue to the quest for a MAC title. In the way is an Akron team fresh off its best win.

Akron erases 17-point fourth quarter deficit to stun Kent State 31-27, claim Wagon Wheel

Jeff Undercuffler Jr. scores game-winning TD with 26 seconds left to complete Zips’ largest comeback since 2018.

2023 Week 10 Midweek MACtion Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes @ Akron Zips

One team will pick up their first FBS win of 2023 and the coveted Wagon Wheel.

BGSU forces four turnovers in 41-14 victory over Akron

After a slow start, Bowling Green dominated Akron to get back to .500 for the first time since Week 2.

2023 MAC Football Week 8 Game Preview: Akron Zips at Bowling Green Falcons

Akron looks to show signs of life against an up-and-down Bowling Green squad.

CMU dominates the middle quarters to earn 17-10 win vs. Akron

CMU survives in a war of attrition to move to 2-1 in league play over the ailing Zips.

2023 MAC Football Week 7 Game Preview: Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Akron Zips

The Chips and Zips have played each other close in three of the last four contests; will 2023 fit the pattern or be the breakout?

2023 MAC Midseason Report Cards

All 12 teams have six data points. Let’s see where each team stands based on performance, preseason expectations, and other factors.

2023 MAC Football Week 6 Game Recap: NIU Huskies 55, Akron Zips 14

Huskies run over Zips for their first MAC win of the season

Three MAC takeaways from an action-packed Week 5

Bowling Green steals the show in Atlanta. Akron loses yet another heartbreaker. Toledo survives yet another shootout.

Akron QB DJ Irons out for season with torn ACL

The 2022 All-MAC quarterback will miss the remainder of the season after exiting the Buffalo game Saturday.

Buffalo finally marks one for the win column in 13-10 OT triumph vs. Akron

The Bulls emerge from the muck and mire of regulation to get the score they needed in overtime, joining the other 11 MAC programs in having a win to their name.

2023 Week 5 Game Preview: Buffalo Bulls @ Akron Zips

MAC play opens up between two teams desperate for a victory and a 1-0 start in the conference standings.

Akron leaves it all on the field in 29-27 4OT loss to Indiana

Akron is left to wonder what could have been after a pair of plays sink their Big Ten upset bid.

2023 MAC Football Week 4 Game Preview: Akron Zips at Indiana Hoosiers

Two programs with similar strengths and issues face off in Bloomington, with a very important conference streak on the line.

Akron outclassed in 35-3 loss to Kentucky under the lights

Akron makes it interesting early, but Kentucky’s talent pulls through late.

2023 MAC Football Week 3 Game Preview: Akron Zips at Kentucky Wildcats

The Zips and Wildcats look to correct poor performances against one another.

McCoy’s scoop-and-score secures Akron a tough 24-21 win over Morgan State

A week after giving us the platonic ideal of a beautiful loss, Akron gives us the perfect ugly, hideous win.

2023 MAC Football Week 2 Game Preview: Akron Zips vs. Morgan State Bears

2023 MAC Football Week 1 Game Preview: Akron Zips at Temple Owls

Akron starts the season on the road, taking on former conference mate Temple.

Akron’s Heisman Moment 130 years ago helped shape our beloved game

The intriguing tactician who would change the game of football forever had a spell in the future Rubber City, delighting Akronites with "scientific" football before his rise to fame.

2023 Akron Zips Positional Previews: Special teams

A late addition prior to fall camps injects some competition and experience into a shallow player pool.

2023 Akron Zips Positional Previews: Defensive backs

The Zips don't lose a lot from the secondary, which is encouraging for 2023.

2023 Akron Zips Positional Previews: Defensive front seven

Losing the heart of your defense late in the offseason will be a blow to a front seven, but a good number of transfers come in to fill the gaps.

2023 Akron Football Positional Previews: Offensive line

The Zips need their offensive line to continue to develop, even with likely changes to the majority of their lineup.

2023 Akron Football Positional Previews: Offensive skill positions

The Zips return a lot of upside on an offense which was one of the most fascinating— and frustrating— in the league in 2022.

2023 MAC Baseball Offseason: The Coaching Carousel

Five MAC teams changed their head coach this offseason. Get to know the new coaches and what they bring to the MAC.