Found November 26, 2012 on
Juiced Sports Blog:
You can’t help but snicker. This is comedy gold. A Kent State rendezvous out of nowhere — into the BCS boosted almost entirely by weird chance and a bottom 25 collective free-fall — could create the most fascinating and un-watchable BCS Bowl ever. And that’s saying something. Because Connecticut has been a participant in this dance before.
And even though this doesn’t directly involve the Big East – in terms of the potentially gruesome match-up – it’s the Big East’s fault if this happens. Afterall, they’re the train that derailed so far off the tracks that they basically opened the door for any BCS Non Automatic Qualifier with a pulse to join the mix.
Understand this. Kent State has had a wonderful year. They’ve been a delight to the MAC Nation and bless their navy and yellow souls for a dream sports year between football and their baseball team making it to the College World Series.
But the BCS isn’t child’s play. Fools gold, perhaps. But the BCS is supposed to be whe
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The Kent State Golden Flashes are 11-1 and currently ranked 17th in the BCS rankings. If the Flashes can somehow get into the top 16 of rankings, they could really shake some things up with the BCS bowl bids. Kent State earning a BCS bowl bid would likely impact whoever wins the Big East championship.
The Big East champion almost always ends up in the Orange Bowl and is guaranteed...
Brian Winters, OT Kent State
HGT: 6-4 WGT: 311
Brian Winters has started every single game (49 to date) since stepping foot on the Kent State campus as a true freshman in 2009. Since 2010 Winters has been an All-Conference performer. This season Winters was selected to be an Offensive team captain, and is on the Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List along with the Senior Bowl Watch...
The AP and Coaches’ polls were released earlier this afternoon, and the 12-0 Ohio State Buckeyes remained at #4 in the AP Poll behind undefeated Notre Dame, 1-loss Alabama, and 1-loss Georgia.
However, the Kent State Golden Flashes have moved up as Jacob projected earlier this morning. They moved to 18th in the AP poll and 19th in the Coaches, which is one-third of the BCS standings...
Terrish Webb--a Kent State commit--picked up an offer from Pittsburgh Saturday. He gives us an update; talking about where things stand.