MAC East Division Preview: Akron Picked Second in East

Updated 8/2/2000
The Akron Zips were picked by the Media to finish second in the MAC East Division with 310 votes, including seven first place votes and two votes to win the MAC Championship Game. The Zips return 15 starters (eight offensive, six defensive and a kicker) among 44 returning lettermen from a 1999 squad that finished 7-4 and tied for third place in the competitive MAC East. Listen to head coach Lee Owens and view returning player highlights by clicking below.

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  • Lee Owens gives an overview of the Zips in 2000 (Real Player 8)

  • Lee Owens talks about Butchie Washington (Real Player 8)

  • Lee Owens gives an overview of his offensive backfield (Real Player 8)

  • Lee Owens discusses his wide receivers (Real Player 8)

  • Owens appraises his offensive line (Real Player 8)

  • Lee Owens is encouraged by his defense (Real Player 8)

  • Owens talks about kicker Zac Derr (Real Player 8)

  • Zip Football Highlights (Real Player 8)