2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
5-3, 1st in MAC - East
Akron vs Ball State post-game breakdown discusses the Zips strong 2nd half performance in the win (1:34)
Akron extends lead on halfback TD pass (0:31)

No. 24 Western Michigan shuts out Zips 41-0

Jarvion Franklin rushed for a school-record 281 yards and Zach Terrell threw for two scores and ran for two more as No. 24 Western Michigan -- ranked in the Top 25 this week for the first time in

Akron has no answer for Franklin (0:19)
ESPN Stats & Info

Broncos likely to stay unbeaten

ESPN's FPI gives No. 24 Western Michigan an 87 percent chance to win at Akron. The Broncos are ranked for the first time in school history and seek their first 7-0 start since 1941.

AP Photo/Tony Dejak
14dDave McMenamin

LeBron foundation plans for future collegiates

LeBron James' foundation has established an institute at the University of Akron to assist inner-city public high school graduates who earn their tuitions through the foundation.

Chapman bursts through for 70-yard Akron TD (0:56)

Backup QB Of The Week: Tra'Von Chapman

In 2013, Chapman was arrested in Kent, Ohio, for allegedly assaulting an ex-girlfriend. After pleading guilty to a lesser charge he was dismissed from Pitt and bounced from Division II Ashland to Akron. In his return to Kent on Saturday, Chapman fired a 43-yard strike to set up the winning touchdown as the Zips defeated Kent 31-27. Flipping the field

Akron wins on Traylor-Bennett's last-minute TD run (0:36)

Akron Zips coach Terry Bowden

Akron football coach Terry Bowden joins The Really Big Show to talk about a big matchup vs. Kent and how far along the program has come under his watch.

Moore goes untouched for 32-yard TD in App State's win (0:42)

Bowden talks goal-line fumbling epidemic

Akron coach Terry Bowden joined Hammer and Emmett to explain his incredible connection to the Marshall plane crash and discuss unforced goal-line fumbles.

Team Stats

Passing Yards276.132nd
Rushing Yards136.3109th
Points For37.325th
Points Against33.4Tied-103rd