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Kent State Golden Flashes

Four MAC players named to 2023 CFN Freshman All-American team

Jalen Buckley and Kaion Strader highlight the #MACtion names in the 2023 edition of the fab freshman list.

Former Kent State head coach Sean Lewis to rejoin head coaching ranks at San Diego State

Lewis was responsible for Kent State’s only bowl win in program history.

Northern Illinois clinches bowl eligibility with 37-27 win over Kent State

NIU attains bowl eligibility for the second time in five years under head coach Thomas Hammock.

2023 Week 13 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies @ Kent State Golden Flashes

Northern Illinois hopes to replicate the 2021 MAC title game result in effort to clinch bowl eligibility.

Ball State holds Kent State under 100 total yards in 34-3 victory

Ball State’s running game couldn’t be contained, with the Cards racking up four scores on the ground.

2023 MAC Football TV/Streaming Primer: Saturday, Nov. 18

Hope y’all like one game!

2023 MAC Football Week 12 Game Preview: Ball State Cardinals vs. Kent State Golden Flashes

The Cards and Flashes won’t be fighting for much more than pride on Saturday, but sometimes that’s all you need.

Bowling Green dominates Kent State 49-19 to clinch bowl, win Anniversary Award

Bowling Green claims its fourth consecutive victory and clinches its second consecutive bowl game in a midweek MACtion mauling.

2023 MAC Football Week 11 Preview: Bowling Green Falcons at Kent State Golden Flashes

Bowling Green looks to become bowl eligible, while Kent State looks for any sort of positive outcome

Akron erases 17-point fourth quarter deficit to stun Kent State 31-27, claim Wagon Wheel

Jeff Undercuffler Jr. scores game-winning TD with 26 seconds left to complete Zips’ largest comeback since 2018.

2023 Week 10 Midweek MACtion Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes @ Akron Zips

One team will pick up their first FBS win of 2023 and the coveted Wagon Wheel.

Buffalo stampedes Kent State 24-6 to improve to 3-1 in MAC play

Bulls keep Kent State winless in the conference standings by emerging in low-scoring punt fest.

2023 Week 8 Game Preview: Buffalo Bulls @ Kent State Golden Flashes

Two MAC East schools desperate for another win. One will be granted that wish at Dix Stadium on Saturday.

Eastern Michigan outlasts Kent State, 28-14, as teams combine for 14 three-and-outs

Eagles return Kent State’s opening onside kickoff for six and cruise to victory in an ugly punt fest.

2023 MAC Football Week 7 Game Recap: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs. Kent State Golden Flashes

2023 MAC Midseason Report Cards

All 12 teams have six data points. Let’s see where each team stands based on performance, preseason expectations, and other factors.

Ohio downs Kent State 42-17 for fifth-straight victory

Ohio reels off its fifth-straight win in dominating fashion over a developing KSU squad.

2023 MAC Football Week 6 Game Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Ohio Bobcats

The Bobcats are coming off a bye week to host an improving Kent State squad.

Miami (OH) cruises past Kent State 23-3 in MAC opener

RedHawks secure their third win of the season and win their fourth straight.

2023 Week 5 Game Preview: Miami (OH) RedHawks @ Kent State Golden Flashes

The RedHawks aim for a fourth-straight victory and a 1-0 start to MAC play against Kenni Burns and the Flashes.

Kent State rolled by Fresno State in late-night showdown, 53-10

Golden Flashes finish non-conference slate 1-3 after blowout loss on the West Coast.

2023 Week 4 Game Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes @ Fresno State Bulldogs

Kent State looks to conclude non-conference play on strong footing after getting its first win last Saturday.

Kent State clears Central Connecticut State early in 38-10 home win

The Flashes win convincingly in a much-welcomed homestand after two brutal out-of-conference games.

2023 MAC Football Week 3 Game Preview: Central Connecticut Blue Devils at Kent State Golden Flashes

Kent State heads home after a pair of challenging power five opponents. Kent State can’t relax and expect to win because they are the FBS team.

Kent State’s defense improves, but not enough to push past Arkansas in 28-6 loss

Golden Flashes hang within one score of Razorbacks through halftime, but remain in search for first TD of 2023.

2023 Week 2 Game Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes @ Arkansas Razorbacks

Kent State looks for vast improvement in Fayetteville after accruing much-needed experience at UCF.

Five takeaways: UCF hands Kent State 56-6 learning experience in Orlando

The inexperienced Golden Flashes started the Kenni Burns era with the ultimate learning experience in Orlando.

Kent State ushers in Kenni Burns era with decisive 56-6 defeat to UCF

Knights open their Big 12 membership with 50-point victory over a Kent State squad with new starters galore.

2023 Week 1 Game Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes @ UCF Knights

Kenni Burns makes his Kent State debut against the Big 12’s newest program on Thursday night in Orlando.

2023 Kent State Golden Flashes Positional Previews: Defensive Backs

Kent State returns CBs Capone Blue and D.J. Miller, who will operate alongside Missouri transfer safety Jalani Williams in a new-look secondary.

2023 Kent State Golden Flashes Positional Previews: Defensive Front Seven

Kent State’s veteran linebacking corps includes budding star Khalib Johns, Mizzou transfer Devin Nicholson, and other established starters.

2023 Kent State Golden Flashes Positional Previews: Offensive Skill Positions

Kent State loses all 11 starters on offense. So who are the candidates to replace those starters at the skill positions?