Zips coach Terry Bowden held his weekly news conference Monday. UA plays its home opener at InfoCision Stadium on Thursday night against Howard.
Here is the video of his news conference.
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The Mid-American Conference football coaches released their pre-season poll Monday and selected the Akron Zips to finish second in the league’s East Division behind Bowling Green.
They selected the Northern Illinois Huskies to take first in the West Division. The Huskies won nine first place votes from the MAC’s coaches while Bowling Green picked up 11 first place nods.
Earlier this summer the media predicted Bowling Green (East) and Toledo (West) would win their respective divisions. The Zips' season opens Thursday with them taking on Howard. Below find the coaches' results:
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University of Akron football coach Terry Bowden’s father, Bobby Bowden, appeared at the team’s kickoff luncheon Friday and offered more than a few opinions on the state of college football. Most can be read in tomorrow’s edition of the Akron Beacon Journal.
But there was one choice nugget that worries him in the era of autonomy: agents.
“I am definitely not a fan of agents,” Bowden said.
That has been a conundrum for the NCAA for years as agents find ways to ingratiate themselves with athletes even with the stringent rules that college sports’ governing body now has.To read more or comment...
The spots are filled in the Akron Zips two-deep depth chart. Analysis will come later today. Then again, there are only a couple of surprises.
QB: Kyle Pohl, Tommy Woodson
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