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Akron history.

As with all of the non-Big Ten opponents, here's a bit of historical background on the Zips. Akron is a fairly recent newcomer to I-A in the grand scheme of things (first year: 1987). Akron is slightly above .500 historically and has had seven winning seasons in the 19 seasons since moving to Division I-A.
Here are Akron's results against BCS conference teams:
Cincinnati: 2-2 (0-1 since Cincinnati joined the Big East)
Florida: 0-1 (1990)
Illinois: 0-1 (1996)
Iowa: 0-1 (2002)
Kansas State: 0-1 (1995)
LSU: 0-1 (1997)
Maryland: 0-1 (2002)
Michigan State: 0-2 (1913, 1914)
Nebraska: 0-1 (1997)
NC State: 1-0 (2006)
Notre Dame: 0-1 (1910)
Ohio State: 1-6 (0-2 in only post-1900 meetings, 2001, 2007)
Oregon State: 0-1 (1987)
Penn State: 0-3 (1999, 2004, 2006)
Pitt: 0-2 (1900, 1998)
Purdue: 0-2 (2001, 2005)
Rutgers: 0-1 (1990)
Tenessee: 0-1 (1989)
Virginia: 0-2 (2002, 2004)
Virginia Tech: 0-5 (189, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2000)
Wisconsin: 0-1 (2003)
In sum, lots of losses. The win over Ohio State occurred in 1894, before the Big Ten existed. That makes last year's win over NC State Akron's only win over a team from a major conference. More tomorrow.