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Dri Archer ran a kickoff back 98 yards for a touchdown and rushed for two scores as Kent State overwhelmed Towson 41-21 Thursday night in the teams' season opener.
Six turnovers hurt Towson, including a first-quarter fumble that set up a 15-yard scoring run by Archer. The Golden Flashes led 17-0 after the first quarter.
Archer, whose long return made it 24-7 in the second quarter, scored on an 18-yard run in the third quarter, and backup quarterback David Fisher found Josh Boyle for a 63-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the fourth to make it 41-7.
Towson's Grant Enders completed 26 of 36 for 246 yards and a touchdown but was intercepted twice and sacked four times. Terrance West, who rushed for 29 touchdowns and 1,294 yards last season, scored twice for the Tigers but was held to 31 yards on 14 carries.
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Shut it down. We can all go home. Kent State linebacker Andre Parker just became a star, and not for the right reasons. Actually, it depends how you look at it. Because in our eyes he’s a star, period. A punt grazed a Towson player and Parker grabbed the ball and headed for the end [...]
KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Andre Parker's wrong way run didn't count, but it grabbed plenty of attention on the first night of the college football season.
The Kent State linebacker's moment of confusion became an instant internet sensation when he scooped up a loose ball in the Golden Flashes' 41-21 victory against Towson and ran 58 yards toward the wrong goal line Thursday...
Yeah, we know it’s not the NFL, but this is about as bone-headed a play as you’ll ever see on the football field, so we had to share.
From opening night of the college football season, watch Kent State linebacker Andre Parker alertly scoop up a muffed punt return, and return it 58-yards … in the wrong direction:
Almost as awesome is that two players from the opposing punt...
Andre Parker's wrong way run didn't count, but it grabbed plenty of attention on the first night of the college football season.
The Kent State linebacker's moment of confusion became an instant internet sensation when he scooped up a loose ball in the Golden Flashes' 41-21 victory against Towson and ran 58 yards toward the wrong goal line Thursday.
Late in the...
Welcome back football! It’s a good thing Kent State was winning, because otherwise this might not have been funny. Andre Parker ran nearly 60 yards the wrong way after a punt grazed the return man, making it live. Parker was in good position to make the play on the ball, but then got confused because he was facing the same direction that the returning team would to take a punt...
College football kicked off last night with a bang. The South Carolina-Vanderbilt game was a good one, but who would’ve thought that the Kent State-Towson game was going to steal headlines. Sophomore linebacker Andre Parker thought he was just doing his job covering a punt. For whatever reason, he bugged out, scooped up the ball and began running in the opposite direction! Twitter...
Kent State's Andre Parker recovered a fumble on a punt, returned it 58 yards THE WRONG WAY, and then got loud with Towson players.
Kent State 41, Towson 21
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Andre Parker‘s wrong way run didn’t count, but it grabbed plenty of attention on the first night of the college football season. The Kent State linebacker’s moment of confusion became an instant Internet sensation when he scooped up a loose ball in the Golden Flashes’ 41-21 victory against Towson and ran 58 yards toward the [...]
During Kent State’s game last night against Towson, it’s clear that some players got a little too excited for their first game. After Kent State punted away to Towson, a Towson player...
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Kent State linebacker Andre Parker made the news for all of the wrong reasons on Thursday night. In a game Kent State had clear control of, Parker...
Kent State linebacker Andre Parker picked up a fumble by Towson punt returner Derrick Joseph and ran it 58 yards the wrong way during opening night of the college football season.
It happened just before the end of the first half of Thursday's game as the Kent State punt grazed Joseph, making it a live ball. Parker did the correct thing by picking it up, but obviously...
And that's the only thing to go wrong this evening in the game against Towson State...
This is what happens when you recover a fumble and it's bouncing around...
Right, Andre Parker...???
Where's Jim Marshall when you need him...???
At least Parker realized it at the :35 mark...
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