Akron is paper thin at tight end. A couple of tweaks, and the Zips best hope at running back is a freshman. Akron added two passing gurus to the coaching staff.
Those three facts suggest that the Zips will use a lot of wide receivers this season. Seeing four- and five-receiver sets should not surprise anyone.
The Zips have a load of players capable of being productive receivers. The issue is sorting through the eight players who might earn playing time.