1918 Akron football
ConferenceOhio Athletic Conference
1918 record2–2–1 (1–2–1 OAC)
Head coachFred Sefton (4th season)
CaptainTommy Tomkinson
Home stadiumBuchtel Field
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The 1918 Akron football team represented the University of Akron, formerly Buchtel College, in the 1915 college football season. The team was led by head coach Fred Sefton, in his fourth season.[1] Akron outscored their opponents by a total of 69–47.

The season was shortened to just five games due to the outbreak of the worldwide influenza epidemic.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

September 28[[{{{school}}}|Muskingum]]*
W 39–0
November 2at Mount UnionAlliance, OHL 0–20
November 9[[{{{school}}}|Baldwin–Wallace]]
  • Buchtel Field
  • Akron, OH
W 30–0
November 16Wooster
  • Buchtel Field
  • Akron, OH
L 0–26
November 23Case
  • Buchtel Field
  • Akron, OH
T 0–0
  • *Non-conference game

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