Found June 11, 2013 on College Football Universe:
No. 55 Kent State Golden Flashes (11-3) Coach Paul Haynes (first-year head coach)Returning Starters: 12, 6 offense, 5 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 115 The Kent State Golden Flashes were nearly last season's BCS Buster instead of MAC Champion Northern Illinois. After two straight losses to end the year in the MAC Championship and the Bowl, Kent State's hope of a stellar season ending with a top 25 finish ended in a flash (pun intended). Head coach Darrell Hazell departed before the Bowl to take the HC job at Purdue. First year head coach Paul Haynes returns to his alma mater to make an attempt at continuing and adding on to the recent success of the program. Kent State has just 12 starters returning, but the new coaching staff recruited 21 players that Haynes believes that can “come in and compete for a spot right away.”If the Golden Flashes can fill in holes on the offensive line and defense, they could overachieve their CFU No. 55 ranki...

Mid-American Conference preview 2013: Northern Illinois & Kent State return to MAC Championship?

Last season, Mid-American Conference Champion Northern Illinois made history for the MAC by becoming the first school to earn a berth in a BCS Bowl. To begin 2013, the MAC has a hoard of teams ranked in the middle of the CFU Preseason Top 126 including No. 15 Northern Illinois. There are six MAC teams ranked in the top 68 of the CFU Preseason Rankings and all have potential for...
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