2006 Akron Zips football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2006 Akron Zips football
University of Akron script logo.gif
Conference Mid-American Conference East Division
2006 record 5–7 (3–5 MAC)
Head coach J. D. Brookhart (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Jim Fleming (3rd year)
Home stadium Rubber Bowl
(Capacity: 35,202)
Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Ohio x   7 1         9 5  
Kent State   5 3         6 6  
Akron   3 5         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         4 8  
Miami   2 6         2 10  
Buffalo   1 7         2 10  
West
Central Michigan x   7 1         10 4  
Western Michigan   6 2         8 5  
Northern Illinois   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   5 3         5 7  
Toledo   3 5         5 7  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         1 11  
Championship: Central Michigan 31, Ohio 10
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Akron Zips football team represented the University of Akron in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) college football during the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Akron competed as a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). The Zips were led by J. D. Brookhart in his third year as head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 3:30 PM at #19 Penn State* Beaver StadiumState College, PA ESPN2 L 16–34   106,505
September 9 12:00 PM at NC State* Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC ESPNU W 20–14   56,103
September 16 1:00 PM at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI ESPN360 L 21–24   20,097
September 23 6:00 PM North Texas* Rubber BowlAkron, OH W 33–13   16,011
September 30 2:00 PM at Kent State Dix StadiumKent, OH (Battle for the Wagon Wheel) ESPN+ L 15–37   22,013
October 7 3:30 PM at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN360 L 14–20   18,123
October 21 6:00 PM Miami (OH)dagger Rubber Bowl • Akron, OH ESPN360 W 24–13   17,721
October 28 7:00 PM at Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH ESPN360 L 20–35   19,331
November 4 1:00 PM Bowling Green Rubber Bowl • Akron, OH W 35–28   15,728
November 9 6:00 PM Buffalo Rubber Bowl • Akron, OH ESPNU W 31–16   14,512
November 16 7:30 PM Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, OH ESPNU L 7–17   15,631
November 24 3:30 PM Western Michigan Rubber Bowl • Akron, OH ESPNU L 0–17   16,686
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

[1]

References[edit]