It was a dominating ground performance from the Golden Flashes, who got 107 yards from bruising freshman tailback Trayion Durham, with another 54 from backup Jacquise Terry and 54 from quarterback Spencer Keith.
Trayion Durham ran for two of Kent State's four second-half touchdowns in the Golden Flashes' 35-3 win over Akron on Saturday.
Leading 6-3, Freddy Cortez kicked a 46-yard field goal for the Golden Flashes (4-6, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) late in the second quarter.
Kent State then got a 1-yard touchdown run from Durham, a 6-yard touchdown pass from Spencer Keith to Tim...
As it turns out:
The University of Akron and Kent State University, located just 10 miles apart, first played for the Wagon Wheel in 1946. The story goes that John R. Buchtel was searching for a site to start a new college in 1870 near what is now Kent State University when his wagon became stuck in the mud. The horses pulled the wagon apart and one of the wheels ended up being...
The former Kent State standout has made it through two rounds of the PGA Tour Qualifying school, with two more to go.
Also, Kent State wrestler Dustin Kilgore wins the men's freestyle 96-kilogram title at the Sunkist Kids Open.