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Kent State Golden Flashes

Four MAC players invited to 2023 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

The Pasadena-based bowl game continues to draw talent from across the country, with four MAC stars set to participate.

Former Kent State QB Collin Schlee transfers to UCLA

Schlee, a one-year starter for KSU, will have two years of eligibility remaining at his new home.

Minnesota assistant Kenni Burns named head coach at Kent State

Burns spent the past six seasons on P.J. Fleck’s staff as Minnesota’s running backs coach.

Kent State transfer portal exodus continues with QB Collin Schlee and RB Marquez Cooper

Less than 24 hours after head coach Sean Lewis joins Colorado’s staff, Kent State sees two more offensive stars in the portal.

Report: Kent State HC Sean Lewis departs for Colorado OC vacancy

Lewis, who revitalized the Golden Flashes program in his tenure at Kent, is reportedly the first FBS coaching hire for Deion Sanders.

Kent State WR Dante Cephas to enter transfer portal

Cephas was a back-to-back First Team All-MAC selection with the Golden Flashes.

2022 MAC Football Week 13 Game Recap: Kent State Golden Flashes 30, Buffalo Bulls 27 (OT)

Kent State scores 20 points in the final frames to take down Buffalo at home in a vital contest for the latter’s postseason eligibility.

What We Learned from Eastern Michigan’s 31-24 win over Kent State

The loss against Toledo stings harder after a great performance vs. Kent State.

Game Recap: Eastern Michigan Eagles 31, Kent State Golden Flashes 24

Led by backup QB Taylor Powell, Eastern Michigan comes back from a 10-point halftime deficit to win.

Game Preview: Eastern Michigan Eagles at Kent State Golden Flashes

A battle of two mirror image teams is set to take place on Wednesday night.

Kent State’s “Soul Collectors” defense collects a 40-6 win over Bowling Green

Backs against the wall for bowl eligibility, Kent State delivers a dominant performance on the road.

Game Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes at Bowling Green Falcons

The Anniversary Award rivalry resumes Wednesday, but this time Bowling Green enters with the better record.

Carson Steele lays groundwork for Ball State comeback in 27-20 win at Kent State

Steele picks up a career-high 192 yards as the Cardinals escape a 13-0 hole in their 2022 Tuesday night debut.

2022 Week 10 Midweek #MACtion Preview: Ball State Cardinals @ Kent State Golden Flashes

Two interdivisional opponents kick off the 2022 midweek slate Tuesday night.

Thoughts from Kent State’s 33-27 Wagon Wheel win over Akron

The Golden Flashes secure the Wagon Wheel for the fourth consecutive season behind backup QB Devin Kargman.

Game Recap: Kent State Golden Flashes 33, Akron Zips 27

The Flashes retain the Wagon Wheel for the fourth-straight year and extend their home win streak to a record-breaking 12 games in a row with a hard-earned win over Akron.

2022 Week 8 Preview: Akron Zips @ Kent State Golden Flashes

Happy Wagon Wheel week to all who celebrate!

Game Recap: Toledo Rockets 52, Kent State Golden Flashes 31

The Rockets sputtered at the start of the game, but found themselves outpacing the Golden Flashes considerably by game’s end.

Game Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes at Toledo Rockets

Toledo faces another preseason top MAC team. After taking care of business against the first two, can Kent State be the thorn in their side?

2022 MAC Football 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.

Miami (OH) improves to .500 in 27-24 wire-to-wire victory over Kent State

The RedHawks jump to a 17-0 lead and stave off a late Collin Schlee rally, exacting vengeance for last November.

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

One overtime two-point attempt determined the MAC East race last year. What’s in store this season as the series shifts to Oxford?

What We Learned from Kent State’s 31-24 overtime win over the Ohio Bobcats

The Bobcats showed some mettle despite being overmatched on paper against a stout Kent State side in one of the most entertaining MAC bouts of 2022.

Game Recap: Kent State Golden Flashes 31, Ohio Bobcats 24 (OT)

KSU gets its program-record 11th straight home win in an instant MAC Classic against the Bobcats.

Game Preview: Ohio Bobcats vs Kent State Golden Flashes

The Flashes and Bobcats meet to get the MAC East slate started in what could be a fun shootout of a contest.

What we learned about Kent State from a brutal non-conference schedule

The schedule featured road trips to Washington, Oklahoma, and Georgia. Now, Kent State is ready to apply what it learned in MAC play.

Kent State provides No. 1 Georgia its toughest challenge this season in 39-22 finish

Kent State scores more points than Georgia’s first three opponents combined and stays within 10 in the fourth quarter.

2022 Week 4 Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes @ Georgia Bulldogs

Kent State takes on the No. 1 team in the country. A win would make it the greatest MAC upset of all-time.

Kent State drops to 0-2 after decisive 33-3 loss to Oklahoma

The Golden Flashes’ early 3-0 lead was met with 33 unanswered Oklahoma points.

Previewing the Oklahoma Sooners with Crimson & Cream Machine as they prepare to face Kent State

Brent Venables and the Sooners host an upset-hopeful Kent State under the lights in Norman.

Game Preview: Kent State Golden Flashes @ Oklahoma Sooners

Kent State continues its run through the non-conference gauntlet against the No. 7 Sooners.

Five new MAC starters that showed signs of breakout seasons in Week 1

From Jack Salopek to DJ Taylor, here are the new starters in the conference that come with immediate All-MAC potential.