2011 Akron Zips football team

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2011 Akron Zips football
University of Akron script logo.gif
Conference Mid-American Conference East
2011 record 1–11 (0–8 MAC)
Head coach Rob Ianello (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator John Latina (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Kevin Cosgrove (1st year)
Home stadium InfoCision Stadium
(Capacity: 27,881)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Ohio xy   6 2         10 4  
Temple   5 3         9 4  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         5 7  
Miami   3 5         4 8  
Buffalo   2 6         3 9  
Akron   0 8         1 11  
West
Northern Illinois xy   7 1         11 3  
Toledo x   7 1         9 4  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         6 6  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: NIU 23, Ohio 20
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Akron Zips football team represented the University of Akron in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Zips were led by second year head coach Rob Ianello and played their home games at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. They are a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 1–11, 0–8 in MAC play to finish in last place in the East Division. This was the Zips second consecutive 1–11 season.

Following the season, head coach Rob Ianello was fired after only going 2–22 in two seasons.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 12:00 PM at #16 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN L 0–42   105,001
September 10 6:00 PM Temple InfoCision StadiumAkron, OH ESPN3 L 3–41   15,156
September 17 3:30 PM at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN3 L 14–59   24,991
September 24 2:00 PM VMI* InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH W 36–13   14,257
October 1 1:00 PM at Eastern Michigan Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI L 23–31   3,375
October 8 2:00 PM Florida International*dagger InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH L 17–27   16,016[1]
October 22 3:30 PM Ohio InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH L 20–37   14,760[2]
October 29 12:00 PM at Central Michigan InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH ESPN3 L 22–23   14,327
November 3 7:30 PM at Miami (OH) Yager StadiumOxford, OH ESPNU L 3–35   12,968[3]
November 12 2:00 PM Kent State InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH (Battle for the Wagon Wheel) L 3–35   19,889[4]
November 19 12:00 PM at Buffalo University at Buffalo StadiumAmherst, NY L 10–51   14,509[5]
November 25 1:00 PM at Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI L 19–68   16,582[6]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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