2006 Akron Zips football team

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2006 Akron Zips football
University of Akron script logo.gif
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division East Division
2006 record 5–7 (3–5 MAC)
Head coach J. D. Brookhart (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead (1st 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 Division
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 Division
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 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 No. 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.

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