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2012 Akron Zips football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2012 record1–11 (0–8 MAC)
Head coachTerry Bowden (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorTerry Bowden (1st season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorChuck Amato (1st season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumInfoCision Stadium–Summa Field (Capacity: 27,881)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
#25 Kent State xy   8 0         11 3  
Bowling Green   6 2         8 5  
Ohio   4 4         9 4  
Buffalo   3 5         4 8  
Miami   3 5         4 8  
Massachusetts*   1 7         1 11  
Akron   0 8         1 11  
West
#16 Northern Illinois xy   8 0         12 2  
Toledo   6 2         9 4  
Ball State   6 2         9 4  
Central Michigan   4 4         7 6  
Western Michigan   2 6         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Northern Illinois 44, Kent State 37
† – Conference champion and BCS representative as top
000non-AQ school to meet automatic qualification criteria
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Not eligible for conference title or bowl game as part of FBS transition
    As of January 1, 2013 • Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Akron Zips football team represented the University of Akron in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by first-year head coach Terry Bowden and played their home games at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field. They were 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.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 PMUCF*ESPN3L 14–5612,616
September 86:00 PMat FIU*ESPN3L 38–41 OT15,685
September 153:30 PMMorgan State*
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
ESPN3W 66–69,933
September 227:30 PMat Tennessee*CSSL 26–4781,719
September 292:00 PMMiami (OH)
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
ESPN3L 49–568,211
October 62:00 PMBowling Greendagger
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
L 10–2410,102
October 132:00 PMat Ohio
ESPN3L 28–3425,542
October 2012:00 PMNorthern Illinois
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
ESPN+L 7–377,074
October 273:30 PMat Central Michigan
  • Kelly/Shorts Stadium
  • Mount Pleasant, MI
L 14–3510,172
November 32:00 PMat Kent StateSTOL 24–3518,265
November 102:00 PMMassachusetts
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Akron, OH
L 14–227,716
November 207:00 PMat ToledoESPN2L 23–3514,589

Game summaries

UCF

1 2 3 4 OT
Knights 7 28 14 7 56
Zips 0 0 7 7 14




Overall record Last meeting Result
5–2 2004 AKRON, 26–21

@ FIU

1 2 3 4 OT
Zips 7 13 0 18 38
Golden Panthers 7 7 7 17 41




Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2011 FIU, 27–17

Morgan State

1 2 3 4 OT
Bears 3 3 0 0 6
Zips 14 7 24 21 66




Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2009 AKRON, 41–0

@ Tennessee

1 2 3 4 OT
Zips 10 13 0 3 26
Volunteers 10 13 7 17 47




Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1989 TENN, 52–9

Miami (OH)

1 2 3 4 OT
RedHawks 13 22 10 11 56
Zips 14 14 7 14 49




Overall record Last meeting Result
5–15–1 2011 MIAOH, 35–3

Bowling Green

1 2 3 4 OT
Falcons 0 0 17 7 24
Zips 0 10 0 0 10




Overall record Last meeting Result
7–11 2009 BGSU, 36–20

@ Ohio

1 2 3 4 OT
Zips 0 7 7 14 28
Bobcats 14 6 14 0 34




Overall record Last meeting Result
12–15–1 2011 OHIO, 37–20

Northern Illinois

1 2 3 4 OT
Huskies 10 10 10 7 37
Zips 0 7 0 0 7




Overall record Last meeting Result
5–7 2010 NIU, 50–14

@ Central Michigan

1 2 3 4 OT
Zips 7 0 0 7 14
Chippewas 14 0 14 7 35




Overall record Last meeting Result
9–14–1 2011 CMU, 23–22

@ Kent State

1 2 3 4 OT
Zips 14 10 0 0 24
Golden Flashes 0 14 14 7 35




Overall record Last meeting Result
30–22–2 2011 KENT, 35–3

Massachusetts

1 2 3 4 OT
Minutemen 3 12 0 7 22
Zips 0 0 7 7 14




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

@ Toledo

1 2 3 4 OT
Zips 10 7 0 6 23
Rockets 0 21 0 14 35




Overall record Last meeting Result
8–8 2008 AKRON, 47–30

Roster

2012 Akron Zips football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 2 Alexander, BroderickBroderick Alexander File:Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 3 Smith, L. T.L. T. Smith File:Redshirt.svg So
QB 4 Harding, DanielDaniel Harding Fr
QB 5 Franco, SteveSteve Franco Fr
QB 6 Easton, DaltonDalton Easton Fr
RB 7 Chisholm, JawonJawon Chisholm File:Redshirt.svg So
QB 8 Watson, CurtisCurtis Watson Jr
QB 9 Prather, MarcusMarcus Prather Fr
RB 10 Lawrence, HakeemHakeem Lawrence Fr
WR 11 D'Orazio, ZachZach D'Orazio File:Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 12 Davis, ImaniImani Davis Fr
QB 13 Williams, DaltonDalton Williams File:Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 14 Bice, NiceNice Bice So
WR 14 Potts, DylanDylan Potts Jr
WR 15 Suel, MarqueloMarquelo Suel File:Redshirt.svg Sr
QB 16 Pohl, KyleKyle Pohl File:Redshirt.svg Fr
WR/RB 17 Edwards, WadeWade Edwards Fr
TE/FB 18 Fleming, WillWill Fleming File:Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 19 Procter, NolanNolan Procter File:Redshirt.svg Jr
RB 22 Williams, TylerTyler Williams So
RB 25 Jones, D. J.D. J. Jones Fr
RB 28 Staten, MarvinMarvin Staten So
RB 30 Green, BryanBryan Green Fr
RB 32 Hines, QuentinQuentin Hines File:Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 34 Hundley, ConorConor Hundley Fr
WR 35 Sconiers, KeithKeith Sconiers Jr
FB 49 Allen, ChristianChristian Allen Fr
OL 52 Rizzo, VinnieVinnie Rizzo Sr
OL 62 Carroll, RodneyRodney Carroll Fr
OT 64 Straight, MitchMitch Straight File:Redshirt.svg Sr
C 65 Bice, AdamAdam Bice File:Redshirt.svg Sr
G 67 Switzer, TravisTravis Switzer So
OL 69 Ziltz, ZackZack Ziltz Fr
OL 70 Casimos, MichaelMichael Casimos Fr
OL 71 Osborne, QuaisonQuaison Osborne Fr
OL 72 Petrides, JoeJoe Petrides File:Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 73 Deneher, DrewDrew Deneher Fr
OL 75 Brumbaugh, DylanDylan Brumbaugh File:Redshirt.svg Fr
OT 76 Pughsley, JarrodJarrod Pughsley File:Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 77 Bohan, AndrewAndrew Bohan File:Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 78 Lio, MicahMicah Lio File:Redshirt.svg So
WR 80 Pratt, AndrewAndrew Pratt Fr
WR 81 Goodman, TyrellTyrell Goodman Fr
WR 83 Frieson, DeeDee Frieson Jr
TE 84 Ladrach, RhyneRhyne Ladrach File:Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 85 Chambers, L. J.L. J. Chambers File:Redshirt.svg So
TE 86 Root, JonJon Root File:Redshirt.svg Jr
TE 87 Ritossa, AnthonyAnthony Ritossa File:Redshirt.svg So
WR 88 Dillard, JerrodJerrod Dillard Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 4 Holmes, AnthonyAnthony Holmes Jr
LB 5 Gilmer, TroyTroy Gilmer File:Redshirt.svg Sr
CB 6 Scott, DeAndreDeAndre Scott Fr
LB 8 Mangum, KurtKurt Mangum File:Redshirt.svg Sr
CB 9 Commack, AvisAvis Commack File:Redshirt.svg Sr
S 18 Graves, SeanSean Graves File:Redshirt.svg Jr
CB 19 Senter, JohnJohn Senter File:Redshirt.svg Fr
CB 20 Freeman, MalachiMalachi Freeman Jr
CB 21 Alexander, BillBill Alexander Jr
S 23 Ford, Bre'Bre' Ford So
CB 24 Washington, CarlCarl Washington File:Redshirt.svg Fr
CB 25 Blake, MicklosMicklos Blake File:Redshirt.svg Sr
S 26 Morgan, DevonteDevonte Morgan So
S 27 Robinson, JohnnyJohnny Robinson So
CB 29 Cheek, BryceBryce Cheek File:Redshirt.svg Fr
CB 31 Lartey, EmmanuelEmmanuel Lartey File:Redshirt.svg Jr
S 33 Richmond, JoshJosh Richmond File:Redshirt.svg Sr
DL 36 Grice, CodyCody Grice File:Redshirt.svg Fr
CB 37 Cunningham, SethSeth Cunningham Jr
S 39 Turner, JamesJames Turner Fr
DL 40 Bailey, AustinAustin Bailey Jr
LB 41 Kennedy, ChuckChuck Kennedy Jr
DE 42 James, C. J.C. J. James Sr
S 42 Peticca, JosephJoseph Peticca So
LB 44 Rossi, NickNick Rossi So
LB 45 March, JustinJustin March So
LB 47 Ransom, GaryGary Ransom So
LB 50 Williams, JamarJamar Williams Jr
LB 53 Brown, JatavisJatavis Brown Fr
LB 54 Evans, DylanDylan Evans Fr
DL 55 Turner, JamelJamel Turner File:Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 56 Williams, IsaiahIsaiah Williams So
LB 57 Baines, KeionneKeionne Baines Fr
DE 58 Caponi, NicoNico Caponi Jr
LB 59 Rachel, JohnJohn Rachel Fr
LB 60 Gesell, AdammichaelAdammichael Gesell File:Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 63 Garrett, VarnellVarnell Garrett So
DL 79 Davis, MikeMike Davis File:Redshirt.svg Fr
DL 90 Griggs, J. D.J. D. Griggs Sr
DE 91 Presley, AlbertAlbert Presley Jr
DE 92 Martin, DaryanDaryan Martin Fr
LB 93 Seeman, ConnorConnor Seeman Jr
DL 94 Johnson, RakhimRakhim Johnson Fr
DL 95 Young, RobertRobert Young Jr
DL 96 Horner, AlfonsoAlfonso Horner Fr
DL 98 Skolmutch, PaulPaul Skolmutch File:Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 99 Price, JamesJames Price File:Redshirt.svg Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 38 Paul, ZachZach Paul File:Redshirt.svg Fr
LS 43 Steiner, AdamAdam Steiner Sr
K 48 Stein, RobertRobert Stein File:Redshirt.svg Fr
K 68 Scifo, SamSam Scifo Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Chuck Amato (Defensive Coordinator / Associate Head Coach)
  • Jeff Bowden (Special Teams Coordinator / Outside Receivers)
  • A.J. Milwee (Quarterbacks Coach)
  • Trent Boykin (Running Backs)
  • John Pont (Recruiting Coordinator / Inside Receivers)
  • Alan Arrington (Offensive Line)
  • Todd Stroud (Defensive Line)
  • Terrell Buckley (Cornerbacks)
  • Mike Woodford (Safeties)
  • Ben Murphy (Director of Football Operations)
  • Mark Ouimet (Assistant Director of Football Operations)
  • Kyle Futch (Offensive Graduate Assistant)
  • Jason Morgan (Offensive Graduate Assistant)
  • Matt Arshinkoff (Defensive Graduate Assistant)
  • Danny Breyer (Defensive Graduate Assistant)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: June 18, 2013

References

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