2011 Akron Zips football team

The 2011 Akron Zips football team represented the University of Akron in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Zips were led by second-year head coach Rob Ianello and played their home games at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. They are a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 1–11, 0–8 in MAC play to finish in last place in the East Division. This was the Zips second consecutive 1–11 season.

2011 Akron Zips football
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ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
2011 record1–11 (0–8 MAC)
Head coachRob Ianello (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorJohn Latina (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorKevin Cosgrove (1st season)
Home stadiumInfoCision Stadium–Summa Field (Capacity: 27,881)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Ohio xy   6 2         10 4  
Temple   5 3         9 4  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         5 7  
Miami   3 5         4 8  
Buffalo   2 6         3 9  
Akron   0 8         1 11  
West Division
Northern Illinois xy$   7 1         11 3  
Toledo x   7 1         9 4  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         6 6  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: NIU 23, Ohio 20
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

Following the season, Ianello was fired after going 2–22 in two seasons.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 312:00 PMat No. 16 Ohio State*ESPNL 0–42105,001
September 106:00 PMTempleESPN3L 3–4115,156
September 173:30 PMat Cincinnati*ESPN3L 14–5924,991
September 242:00 PMVMI*
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
W 36–1314,257
October 11:00 PMat Eastern MichiganL 23–313,375
October 82:00 PMFlorida International* 
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
L 17–2716,016[1]
October 223:30 PMOhio
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
L 20–3714,760[2]
October 2912:00 PMCentral Michigan
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
ESPN3L 22–2314,327
November 37:30 PMat Miami (OH)ESPNUL 3–3512,968[3]
November 122:00 PMKent State
L 3–3519,889[4]
November 1912:00 PMat BuffaloL 10–5114,509[5]
November 251:00 PMat Western MichiganL 19–6816,582[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIU Golden Panthers vs. Akron Zips Box Score". ESPN. October 8, 2011. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "Ohio vs Akron (10/22/2011)". Archived from the original on 2012-06-05. Retrieved October 23, 2011.
  3. ^ "Akron Zips vs. Miami (OH) RedHawks Box Score". ESPN. November 3, 2011. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  4. ^ "Kent St. 35 Akron 3". Archived from the original on 2011-11-17. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
  5. ^ "Akron 10 Buffalo 51". Retrieved November 26, 2017.
  6. ^ "Akron 19 Western Michigan 68". November 25, 2011. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.