2011 Akron Zips football team
|2011 Akron Zips football|
|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
|2011 Mid-American Conference football standings|
|Northern Illinois xy†||7||–||1||11||–||3|
|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.
|September 3||12:00 PM||at #16 Ohio State*||Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH||ESPN||L 0–42||105,001|
|September 10||6:00 PM||Temple||InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH||ESPN3||L 3–41||15,156|
|September 17||3:30 PM||at Cincinnati*||Nippert Stadium • Cincinnati, 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 Stadium • Ypsilanti, MI||L 23–31||3,375|
|October 8||2:00 PM||Florida International*||InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH||L 17–27||16,016|
|October 22||3:30 PM||Ohio||InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH||L 20–37||14,760|
|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 Stadium • Oxford, OH||ESPNU||L 3–35||12,968|
|November 12||2:00 PM||Kent State||InfoCision Stadium • Akron, OH (Battle for the Wagon Wheel)||L 3–35||19,889|
|November 19||12:00 PM||at Buffalo||University at Buffalo Stadium • Amherst, NY||L 10–51||14,509|
|November 25||1:00 PM||at Western Michigan||Waldo Stadium • Kalamazoo, MI||L 19–68||16,582|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.|
- "FIU Golden Panthers vs. Akron Zips Box Score". ESPN.com. October 8, 2011.
- "Akron Zips vs. Miami (OH) RedHawks Box Score". ESPN.com. November 3, 2011.