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2004 Akron Zips football
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Conference Mid-American Conference East Division
2004 record 6–5 (6–2 MAC)
Head coach J. D. Brookhart (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Jim Pry (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Jim Fleming (1st year)
Home stadium Rubber Bowl
(Capacity: 35,202)
Seasons
« 2003 2005 »
2004 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Miami x   7 1         8 5  
Akron   6 2         6 5  
Marshall   6 2         6 6  
Kent State   4 4         5 6  
Ohio   2 6         4 7  
Buffalo   2 6         2 9  
UCF   0 8         0 11  
West
Toledo xy   7 1         9 4  
Northern Illinois x   7 1         9 3  
Bowling Green   6 2         9 3  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         4 7  
Central Michigan   3 5         4 7  
Ball State   2 6         2 9  
Western Michigan   0 8         1 10  
Championship: Toledo 35, Miami 27
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Akron Zips football team represented the University of Akron in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Akron competed as a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). The Zips were led by J. D. Brookhart in his first year as head coach.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 43:30 PMat Penn State*ESPN+L 10–4898,866
September 116:00 PMMiddle Tennessee*L 24–3117,263
September 183:00 PMat No. 12 Virginia*L 0–5157,868
September 237:00 PMat Kent StateW 24–1925,186
October 24:00 PMat Northern IllinoisL 19–4926,266
October 96:00 PMBuffalo
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
W 44–217,123
October 166:00 PMat Central FloridaW 26–2118,401
October 236:00 PMBall State
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
W 35–237,826
November 57:00 PMMarshall
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
ESPN2W 31–2829,621
November 131:00 PMat Ohio
W 31–1911,775
November 206:00 PMMiami (OH)
  • Rubber Bowl
  • Akron, OH
L 27–3717,410
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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References

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