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Kent State Golden Flashes

The intercollegiate athletic teams at Kent State University are known as the Golden Flashes or simply as the Flashes. The university fields sixteen varsity athletic teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I level with football competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Kent State is a full member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and has been part of the MAC East division since it was created in 1998. Official school colors are Kent State Blue and Kent State Gold. Joel Nielsen is athletic director, a position he has held since May 1, 2010. Athletic events were held during the very first semester at Kent State in late 1913, with several intramural teams...

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Past Game


Past 10 meetings

W 20% L 80%
2 8
  • Golden Flashes @ Bulls 14-48 L
  • Golden Flashes @ Falcons 35-28 W
  • Zips @ Golden Flashes 24-23 L
  • Golden Flashes @ Redhawks 6-31 L
  • Bobcats @ Golden Flashes 27-26 L
  • Golden Flashes @ Cardinals 24-52 L
  • Golden Flashes @ Rebels 17-38 L
  • Golden Flashes @ Nittany Lions 10-63 L
  • Bison @ Golden Flashes 14-54 W
  • Golden Flashes @ Fighting Illini 24-31 L

Next meetings

  • Toledo(11-04-14) 30 - 20
  • Eastern Michigan(11-19-11) 22 - 28

Offense 2018-2019

Season Stats Rank
AT 3,719 92
PN YARDS 2,020 130
RN YARDS 1,699 156
POINTS 233 223
FG% ATT. 0.833 148

Defense 2018-2019

Season Stats Rank
PN YARDS AG. 2,692 19
RN YARDS AG. 2,027 30
POINTS AG. 356 119
FG% AG. 7 107

Player Roster


Defensive Back

Defensive End

Defensive Line



Long Snapper

Nose Tackle

Offensive Line



Running Back


Tight End

Utility Player

Wide Receiver


Dix Stadium
Kent, Ohio, USA.
Capacity: 20,500

Last Injuries

Kent State Golden Flashes

  • Sebastian Spear

    Ques Thurs | questionable

    Spear has missed the past five games with a knee injury and it is unknown if he will return Thursday against Toledo.

  • Mike Marinelli

    Ques Thurs | questionable

    Marinelli was held out of the previous game with an ankle injury and it is uncertain if he will suit up against Toledo on Thursday.

  • Justin Rankin

    Prob Tues | probable

    Rankin is going through concussion protocol but is expected to be cleared in time for Tuesday's matchup versus Buffalo.

  • Justin Rankin

    Doub Tues | doubtful

    Rankin has an unspecified injury and is not expected to play Tuesday against Bowling Green.

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