Terry Bowden to Akron

(Courtesy RoarLions.com)

CLEVELAND — Akron has hired Terry Bowden as its new football coach Thursday to turn around a woeful program.

Bowden, a onetime hot coaching commodity who spent six seasons at Auburn and the past three at Division II North Alabama, takes over a team than went 2-22 and won just one conference game the past two seasons.

“I’m so excited to be a Zip,” said Bowden, who coached Akron’s quarterbacks in 1986 under Gerry Faust. “With the great resources and the commitment to winning by the administration and community, it’s just a matter of time until we build a championship program.”

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