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  1. Future OOC Schedule

    The Zips and the Buckeyes will meet on Sept. 25, 2021, at Ohio Stadium.
  2. The “I Love the 90’s” Tour, presented by Akron Athletics and 98.1 KDD, is coming to InfoCision Stadium– Summa Field to kick off the 2018 football season on Saturday, August 25, at 7 p.m. The four-hour concert line-up includes the following artists: Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa with Spinderella, Naughty by Nature, Coolio, Rob Base, and Young MC. Tickets will go on sale Monday, May 21, at 9 a.m. via GoZips.com/tickets or by calling or texting 888-99-AKRON, or in person at the C.P. and Cornelia S. Chima Ticket Office at InfoCision Stadium – Suma Field. General ticket prices range from $20-$60. Prices will start at $20 for UA students who will be able to purchase up to three tickets at that price. All $20 are limited to the pit, on the field, and are available to students only. Students must purchase tickets in-person at the ticket office. Public pit tickets are available, starting at $60. Loges and suites are also available for the concert. Please call the ticket office for options and pricing. Parking will be the same prices as a football gameday. Seating will be on the stadium’s west side only with a pit on the field. Season ticket holders on the west side will occupy their gameday seats for the concert. Season tickets holders on the east side will be assigned equivalent seats on the west side for the concert.
  3. Kent also offered. Big Shots ranks him 11th in Ohio. Hudl highlights 2017 Hilliard Bradley High School
  4. Mykel Traylor-Bennett Moves Back to WR

    Mykel mentions Cecil Shorts and Jake Butt speaking to, and encouraging him about his injury. Nobody Wants to Be a Comeback Story. "I'm about the team, they can put me at center" --Mykel "I'm the oldest receiver in the room, I need to make big plays this year" --Mykel
  5. Did anybody wonder if KD has ever been in this situation? “Never,” Dambrot responded when asked if he had ever been in this situation. “Never, never, never never.” -Sarah Spencer of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  6. Boca Raton Bowl–Zips @ Owls

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (May 2, 2018) – The 2018 Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 18, as announced by executive director Doug Mosley. The game will be televised on ESPN and broadcasted on ESPN Radio at 7 p.m. ET from FAU Stadium, located on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. For those of you planning your December Florida vacation.
  7. I started watching video (all his throws in one game broken down to around eleven minutes) on Rudolph at lunch today. I only watched two games, but I like his college "tape" way better than Dobbs. I'll have to clarify my "soft" statement from above. He may speak soft, but he doesn't play soft. I may actually watch some preseason this year. @ Iowa State and @ Pitt Marvin Lewis jokes the Steelers “had the room” bugged and were discussing drafting QB Mason Rudolph before Pittsburgh jumped ahead of them. You can do this on any of the QB's drafted, just go to youtube and type in "draft breakdown (first name) (last name)." I like it better than watching highlight videos, because you get to watch all the bad throws too. Mayfield vs OSU
  8. Not me. I wrote this before the draft. " I know the NFL team I root for is high on Dobbs, I am not. If I HAD to have a QB I suppose I would draft Mahomes." Not sure what to think about Rudolph, I haven't seen him play, and haven't viewed a highlight film on him yet. I have heard him interviewed since being drafted, he seems a little "soft" to me. He has a great opportunity, and walks into a perfect situation for himself. I honestly didn't expect the Steelers to draft a QB unless this type of opportunity presented itself. Since the Steelers don't get to draft in the top 10, seems like a decent chance to take with the 79th pick. ---------------------------------------------------- Just a reminder, Mel is out, if he is a man of his word...which I doubt. Kiper had ND quarterback Jimmy Clausen ranked as the fourth best prospect in the entire 2010 NFL Draft even though most other draft pundits had the QB projected to go in the second round (Clausen was selected 48th overall). At the time, people accused Kiper of being biased since he and Clausen shared the same agent, Gary Wichard. "Kiper ‘If Jimmy Clausen is not a successful quarterback in the NFL, I’m done. That’s it. I’m out.’ "McShay: ‘What is your time frame, Mel? When do we make that assessment?’ “Kiper: “I want eight years.” “McShay: ‘It will only take three years, Mel. We can tell inside three years.’ “Kiper: ‘I want eight.’ Times up. Hope ESPN wises up so I have another option to watch during the draft.
  9. How Scott Frost is transforming Nebraska -by ESPN writer Mitch Sherman ....Frost's first set of practices in Lincoln featured the largest crowd nationally this year for a spring game and marked "the first step in a journey for us," said the 43-year-old coach, a former star Nebraska quarterback who led UCF to a 13-0 finish in 2017.... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- For reference: 2018 Cornhusker roster @HuskerFBNation
  10. 2018 Spring Football

    Thanks for taking the time to post @72 Roo. Great information! You had the running backs name spelled correctly, Abraham Alce @boss_abraham. Below are some quotes from coach Bowden (in case you missed) about players you mention above. Info extracted from the recruiting article @Captain Kangaroo wrote back in February. RJ Kelly―Toughness is the first word that came to mind when describing RJ Kelly, the offensive lineman from Akron Hoban. “Tough, tough kid. Good student. He got looks from a lot of Power 5 schools. But when it came down to choosing between MAC-level programs I think Coach Boykin did a great job convincing him to come to Akron. He and Fonte...those are the two local linemen we were after, and they’re absolutely huge for us.” Keyondre White―The Zips staff felt the need to develop a bigger, more physical presence at the running back position. Keyondre White fits the bill. “At 231 lbs, Keyondre is a big guy. We haven’t signed a big back like that since we’ve been here. Now we’ve got Devanier Floyd, Abraham Alce and Keyondre. He enrolled early, and I can’t wait to watch him in the spring. He looks a little heavy right now, but I don’t want him to lose any weight until we see how he runs. He runs real low, and carriesa big punch. He’s got enough speed to break a long one, but he’s also apunishing runner. If he can’t run around a safety, he can run over him.” Abraham Alce―“Great story. He’s a six foot one, two hundred fiftypound running back He played on a great high school team that lost in the state championship game. He’s just a big back that can run. We (Coach Eric Hickson – now at Kansas State) recruited him heavily, early- on. You know we really didn’t think he’d be available past December. But when he decided he didn’t want to play on the defensive side of the ball, we got back into the picture. He had a lot of offers to ‘mid-Power5’ type schools. We’re really excited to have him.”
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