Akron announces 2011 football schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Akron Zips have announced their 2011 football schedule, which includes games against Cincinnati, Ohio State, Central Michigan, Kent State, Miami (OH) and Temple.

Akron opens the 2011 season on the road at the Ohio State Buckeyes on September 3. Other non-conference games for the Zips include at Cincinnati on September 17, home against VMI on September 24 and home against Florida International on October 8.

The Zips kick off their 2011 MAC schedule on September 10 at home against the Temple Owls. The rest of their MAC schedule is at Eastern Michigan (10/01), Ohio (10/22), Central Michigan (10/29), at Miami, OH (Thu. 11/03), Kent State (11/12), at Buffalo (11/19) and at Western Michigan (Fri. 11/25).

The 2011 MAC Championship Game will be played on Friday, December 2 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan (8:00 p.m. ET – ESPN2).

Listed below are links to the 2011 Akron football schedule and future schedules: