Found November 27, 2012 on
The Cardinal Connect:
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 a BCS berth for the final two years of the system. However, the Sugar Bowl — with the second-to-last pick — would likely take this year’s Big East champion leaving the Orange Bowl to take Kent State.
Obviously Louisville will need to win against Rutgers on Thursday in order to be a part of the BCS bowls, but in my opinion I’d much rather play in the Sugar Bowl than the Orange Bowl. The competition would likely be much tougher, but it’ll give the Cards an opportunity to really prove themselves on a national level. Beating a team like Florida would be a tall task for Louisville, but with the Cards in the Big...
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Kent State's Darrell Hazell has been named the Mid-American Conference's coach of the year after directing the Golden Flashes' stunning turnaround.
In his second season, Hazell has Kent State ranked in the AP poll for the first time since 1973 and headed to its first bowl game since 1972. The No. 18 Golden Flashes have won 10 straight games going into Friday's MAC...
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...
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...
Terrish Webb--a Kent State commit--picked up an offer from Pittsburgh Saturday. He gives us an update; talking about where things stand.