2017 Akron Zips Football Schedule & Analysis
Breaking down and analyzing the 2017 Akron Zips football schedule
2017 Akron Zips Best Case Scenario
The Zips play well in a loss to Penn State to kick things off, beat Arkansas Pine-Bluff, and shock Iowa State at home to make a big national splash, They hold up in a win at Troy before starting out the MAC schedule with a win at Bowling Green.
There will be losses – Western Michigan and Toledo are on the road – and a loss at Miami University will hurt, but with wins over Ohio and Kent State to close things out, the Zips are off to a good bowl with at least eight wins.
2017 Akron Zips Worst Case Scenario
After getting blown out by Penn State, the Zips lose a few weeks later to Iowa State, can’t deal with the Troy offense on the road, and lost at Bowling Green in a 1-4 start. Losses at Western Michigan and Toledo leave no margin for error the rest of the way, but losses to Miami University and Ohio ensure a losing season.