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1999 Akron Zips football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
1999 record7–4 (5–3 MAC)
Head coachLee Owens (5th season)
Captain
  • George Cameron
  • Jon Eaton
  • Steve Hale
  • Dan Wessman
Home stadiumRubber Bowl
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
Template:1999 Mid-American Conference football standings

The 1999 Akron Zips football team represented Akron University in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season; they competed in the Mid-American Conference. They were led by fifth–year head coach Lee Owens. The Zips played their home games at the Rubber Bowl in Akron, Ohio. They outscored their opponents 315–314 and finished with a record of 7 wins and 4 losses (7–4).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 4 at No. 2 Penn State* L 24–70
September 11 at Buffalo W 17–10
September 18 Temple* W 25–15
September 25 at Eastern Michigan L 17–38
October 2 at Ball State W 31–9
October 9 Ohio
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
W 41–28
October 16 Bowling Green
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
W 55–25
October 23 at Navy* W 35–29
October 30 Western Michigan
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
L 10–24
November 6 at Miami (OH) L 23–32
November 13 Kent State
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
W 37–34
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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