After four weeks of stifling defense, the Zips have slipped from first to sixth in the MAC, the PD's Elton Alexander reports.
- With an extra week off, coach J.D. Brookhart will work on running the ball more effectively. Although the bye week gives Zips fans an extra seven days of having a bad taste in their mouths, it will be a blessing in disguise if it allows Dennis Kennedy's shoulder to heal.
Akron's offense attack seemed to improve last night, the ABJ says, in a 2-0 win over Wright State.