45, 41, 31, 41. These four numbers are the point totals that the Kent State Golden Flashes garnered in their last four games, all wins. Kent State is 6-1, and will not lay down for Rutgers in the Scarlet Knights’ Homecoming game at High Point Stadium tomorrow at 3:30 p.m.
The MAC teams have established impressive legitimacy by beating three Big East and three Big Ten teams this year. The MAC is a very good conference, boasting high-end playmakers.
Kent State’s Dri Archer, the MAC’s version of Percy Harvin, is the nation’s leader in all-purpose yards (687 rushing, 278 receiving, 47.7 kick return average with three scores, and a touchdown pass). He is blessed with NFL-Sunday talent, allowing him to play a range of positions, and is a human highlight reel.
Archer uses his world-class speed and elusiveness to make himself a threat to hit paydirt every time he touches the ball (he has a startling 10.1 yards per carry when lined up in the backfield). But the Knights will meet ...