Michigan State football: Getting to know the Akron Zips

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Michigan State will look to improve its record to 2-0 as they take on Akron inside of Spartan Stadium.

The Spartans and Zips are not familiar opponents, only having faced each other twice in the two schools’ history.

The match-up will take place at 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 10th on Big Ten Network.

Let’s get to know the Spartans’ week two opponent:

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School Information

Team Name: Akron Zips

Location: Akron, Ohio

Conference: Mid-American (MAC)

Head Coach: Joe Moorehead





Match-up History

MSU all-time record vs Akron: 2-0

Game History:

1913: 41-0 MSU

1914: 75-6 MSU


Akron schedule to date

Record: 1-0

Week one: St. Francis (PA) – W 30-23 (OT)

Offensive leaders

Passing: DJ Irons – 23/38, 270 yards, 2/0 TD/INT

Rushing: Cam Wiley – 21 attempts for 85 yards, 2 TDs

Receiving: Shocky Jacques-Louis – 8 receptions for 102 yards, 1 TD

Defensive leaders

Tackles: DL Victor Jones – 8

Sacks: LB Antavious Fish – 1

Interceptions: CB Tyson Durant – 1

Story originally appeared on Spartans Wire