Flashes clinch MAC East Division with 31-24 win over Bowling Green


Eric Adeyemi rushes the ball into the endzone for a touchdown against Bowling Green on Nov. 17 at Doyt Stadium. The Flashes won 31-24. Photo by Brian Smith.

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — With a trip the Mid-American Conference game at stake, the Kent State football team came up big when it mattered and came away with its biggest win in 40 years.

The Flashes held on to defeat the Bowling Green State University Falcons 31-24 Saturday to clinch the MAC East division title.

Kent State (10-1, 7-0 MAC) will now meet the Northern Illinois Huskies Nov. 30 at Ford Field in Detroit with the winner claiming a conference championship.

Head coach Darrell Hazell said this was a wonderful win for the program and for anyone who has ever been associated with it.

“To think what this team has accomplished here this season and the end of last season is just mind-boggling to me,” Hazell said. “It just tells you that when guys put their minds to something, so much can be accomplished. I can’t be more proud of our players and our coaches. I’m extremely happy for our guys.”

The game stayed close throughout the afternoon, as the Flashes and Falcons exchanged scores and leads multiple times. Hazell said he knew it would be a hard-fought game from the very start.

“That’s a good football team we just played,” Hazell said. “We knew it was a good football team, and we knew they weren’t going to go away.

Kent State took the first lead of the game in the second quarter on a 32-yard field goal by senior kicker Freddy Cortez.

After the Falcons were forced to punt, junior running back Dri Archer extended the Flashes’ lead with an explosive 79-yard touchdown run up the middle. Archer compiled a career-high 241 yards in the game.

Bowling Green came right back on the very next play from scrimmage, as Falcons quarterback Matt Schilz found receiver Chris Gallon on a touchdown pass from 72 yards out. The Falcons followed that by recovering a Kent State fumble and converting it into points on a 30-yard field goal — tying the game up at 10.

In the second half, the Falcons offense snatched the lead away on their first drive when Schilz threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Shaun Joplin. Schilz finished the game with a season-high 355 passing yards and three touchdowns.

Senior quarterback Spencer Keith brought the Flashes back on the next drive, completing a pass to senior wide receiver Eric Adeyemi for a 32-yard score. The two teams were once again tied — at 17 this time — as the game moved into the fourth quarter.

Archer took a handoff from Keith early in the fourth quarter, made a mesmerizing move to avoid a tackle, and sprinted 74 yards for a touchdown to put Kent State back in the lead. Archer said the coaches told him before the drive to hold onto the ball and to not go down.

“The whole time, I was thinking in my head to just hold on to it,” Archer said. “A guy jumped on my back, and I just sort of ducked him and cut across the field. I saw Spencer (Keith) running up the field, so I just cut behind his block and ended up in the end zone.”

For the second time in the game, Bowling Green responded immediately to an Archer touchdown. Schilz swung a pass to Gallon, who broke a couple of tackles and sprinted 81 yards into the end zone. The Falcons closed the gap once again and tied the contest at 24.

Later in the fourth quarter, Schilz’ pass over the middle was tipped by junior defensive tackle Roosevelt Nix and intercepted by junior defensive end Richard Gray. The Flashes capitalized on the field position and moved the ball down inside the Falcons’ 10-yard line.

On second down and goal, Keith faked a handoff to Archer and ran the ball into the end zone himself for a seven-yard touchdown to give the Flashes a 31-24 lead.

The Falcons had once last chance, driving the ball to the Kent State 17-yard line. Schilz’s throw to the end zone was intercepted by junior safety Luke Wollet.

Hazell said clinching the division was a great feeling, but the team still has work to do.

“We still have a big game against Ohio next Friday,” Hazell said. “And obviously we’re going to play a great Northern Illinois team in a couple weeks. They’re all challenges for us.”

The Flashes will take on the Ohio University Bobcats at 11 a.m. Friday in Dix Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPNU.

Contact Tim Dorst at [email protected].

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Flashes football takes on the Falcons

Want to relive the moment the Kent State Golden Flashes won the MAC East? Read our our live blog by Daily Kent Stater sports editor Grant Engle and check out tweets from the game.

Storified by Kentwired.com · Sat, Nov 17 2012 15:07:32

Tomorrow is a huge day for #Flashes Get us a win so we can pack the bus 2 #Detroit #KSU Good Luck @Dri_Archer1 @Mr_Durham & all the boys!!TeamCribbs
Ready to go! #KSUvsBGSU http://instagr.am/p/SIsfkbtokz/Matthew Vern Bliss
Kent vs bg today. Bring back another win back!!! #FlashesSteve Chancey
Kent State football is playing for the MAC East Title today. Make it happen #FlashesJake Corcoran
#Flashes are playing for the ticket to Detroit today. #RiseAsOne LETS GO FLASHES!!!Mercy Dior
Just around 10 minutes before kickoff here in Bowling Green. Biggest game in Kent State history starting soon. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Down in BG getting to watch #kentstate whoop on the falcons #goflashes!!!!!Matthew Cox
I have to settle for watching the game on tv but you better believe I’ll be watching every play on the way to a #Flashes MAC E. ChampionshipZach Harley
#BG vs #KentState #MACJerrell Tate
Let’s go #Flashes! Beat BGSU! 🙂 #MACEastChampionship! #KENTSTATEKatie
Ok #Flashes its time to remember the play that got you here! Play hard, play strong… you guys can do it! #KSU WE ARE…..TeamCribbs
Kent State at BGSU! GO FLASHES!!!!!!!! #BGSUvKENT #blueandgoldpride #MACtion #BeatBG #FLASHESEmily Carle
12:02 p.m.

Kent state won the coin toss, and deferred possession. BG will defend the north endzone. Freddy Cortez kicks to John Pettigrew of BG, and it’s returned to the 18. The biggest game in the KSU vs. BG history is underway.

Kent State wins coin toss and defers to the second half. BG will receive the ball to start. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
@fcortez45 kicks off and we’re underway at Perry Stadium. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
#Flashes > #FalconsDerek
Lets go kent state #flashesZane Repcik#?6?0?
12:09 p.m.

Turnover on BG punt is under review. If the play stand, BG will get the ball back on the KSU 38.

Punt by BG apparently hit a KSU blocker and the Falcons recovered. Play is under review. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
12:12 p.m.

The ruling is overturned. KSU will keep the ball and start at their own 38.

Review determined it did not hit a Kent State player. Flashes get the ball after all. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
12:15 p.m.

KSU forced to punt — touchback. BG will start on the 20 yard line with 11:36 remaining in the first quarter.

Melchiori in to punt after the three-and-out. Both teams punting early in this one. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Kent vs BG game. Lets go Kent! #FlashesScott Kulow
12:16 p.m.

BG and its fans start the game with a lot of energy. The Flashes defense is looking for its second-consecutive stop.

Falcons running it right at the Flashes defense. Racking up the yards and first downs at this juncture. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
12:22 p.m.

BG converts its third first down of the drive. They sit at the KSU 41.

12:24 p.m.

Flashes defense holds at the 26 yard line. BG will attempt a FG.

Saulter makes big hit on the receiver and forces him to drop what might have been a first down. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
12:25 p.m.

No. 98 Tyler Tate of BG misses the FG wide right. Flashes ball with 6:01 remaining in the first quarter.

44-yard field goal attempt by Bowling Green no good, wide to the right. Flashes take over again. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Lets go Kent!! #kentstate #flashesSamantha Weiss
12:30 p.m.

Flashes go three-and-out and doesn’t have one positive play on the drive. But they fake the punt and gain 31 yards for a first down to the BG 46.

Flashes go into their bag of tricks with a fake punt and run from their own 20. Gutsy play call by Hazell. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Wow! Fake punt by the #flashes to a defensive end. 1st down and the guts to run that from deep in. Ur own territory!Clayton Kibler
What a fake from Kent State!! #KSUvsBGSUGarrett Grime
Dri Archer is fast #FlashesKyle Good
12:35 p.m.

Flashes methodically driving the ball down the field. First and 10 at the BG 23.

Embarrassing when Durham gets stuck by a safety. Time to run like you know how. #Flashes.Adam Hafer
12:37 p.m.

At the end of the first quarter, we’re still tied in Bowling Green. 0-0. Flashes have the ball at the BG 21 yard line and are staring at a 2nd down and eight.

End of the first quarter, there’s still no score. Flashes threatening on the BG 21. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
12:40 p.m.

The drive stalls and KSU QB Spencer Keith is hit with a huge intentional grounding penalty to knock the Flashes out of FG range. They punt to BG, and the ball is fair-caught at the 11 yard line.

Terhune leading #flashes in rushing after one quarter, 31 yards on the direct snap fake punt. Who woulda thought?Kyle Schassburger
That was a horrible pass. Lucky it wasn’t picked. #Flashes #BGSU #ABCDustin Nofel
Lets go boys! #KSUFootball #flashesAlexa Formichelli
Keith called for intentional grounding on third down, knocking the Flashes out of field goal range. Pressure was heavy. KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
12:46 p.m.

Flashes Norman Wolfe intercepts a pass at the BG 23 yard line. Flashes D continues to create takeaways.

Norman Wolfe takes advantage of tipped pass and picks it off. Flashes with a first and 10 at the BG 23. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
12:48 p.m.

BG’s run defense stuffs the Flashes. They force a 32-yard FG attempt by Freddy Cortez. He knocks it through the uprights, and the Flashes lead 3-0.

Great pick for the Flashes. Defense is playing tough. Lets go offense. #FlashesAdam Hafer
Come on #Flashes i wanna roll out to #Detroit in 2 weeks on the #TeamCribbsBus with my crew! #CribbsFlashMob http://yfrog.com/hszntatjTeamCribbs
Flashes lose a yard on third down. Field goal unit is out. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
#Flashes grab a nice INT on the doorstep of the Redzone! Now let’s punch it in, Kent State!Chris Sledzik
@fcortez45 hits a 32-yard field goal to put Kent State on the board. Flashes up 3-0 with 11:40 to go in the half. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
12:53 p.m.

BG will start at their own 34 yard line with 11:33 remaining in the half.

#KSUvsBGSU.Jake Clemons
12:56 p.m.

BG calls a timeout with 9:30 remaining in the half. They have the ball at their own 35 yard line and are looking at a third and nine.

Flashes defense holding up as they force another punt. Adeyemi seemed to lose the ball in the sun on that punt. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
1:01 p.m.

Flashes defense forces a punt. KSU will start at their own 17 yard line.

1:02 p.m.

On the second play of the drive, Dri Archer blows by every BG defender for a 79-yard TD run.

HOLY SHIT!!!!! That Archer dude is fast as fuck. #FlashesDustin Nofel
@Dri_Archer1 showing off the blazing speed once again with a 79-yard touchdown run. Cortez’s kick makes it 10-0. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
@sdusky hahaha!! Boom!!! That kid is fast!!! #flashes#5ALIVE
1:03 p.m.

Cortez knocks in the extra point, and the Flashes lead 10-0. Archer continues his dream season with another huge run.

Damn that dude on Kent is fast!!! #flashesBrian Moll
WOW @Dri_Archer1 is so fast! #Flashes up 10-0TeamCribbs
Dri Archer is a beast #FlashesJack McCurry
1:07 p.m.

BG strikes back with a 72-yard TD pass to Chris Gallon. The point after is good, and KSU leads 10-7. BG’s drive was one play and 72 yards in 11 seconds.

Bowling Green scores on a very next play, a 72-yard pass play from Matt Schilz to Chris Gallon. Now 10-7 in favor of Flashes. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
1:09 p.m.

Disaster for KSU. Matthew Hurdle is stripped by BG defender and the Falcons have the ball right back.

Hurdles catches a pass but fumbles the ball, and BG recovers. 1st and 10 at the Flashes 41. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Bowling Green now threatening to take the lead after it appeared Kent State had a firm grasp on this game. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
1:13 p.m.

Offsides on KSU on a third down and six creates a third and one for BG. BG converts, and the mental mistakes by the Flashes are really starting to pile up.

1:18 p.m.

Flashes defense holds at the 12 yard line, but BG makes the FG to tie the game 10-10. The Flashes will get the ball with 3:36 left in the half and all three of their timeouts.

BG’s Tyler Tate hits a 30-yard field goal to tie the game up at 10. 3:36 remaining in the first half. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Battle of the Birds!!! Let’s Go Kent State!!! #Flashes. #KentStateOlive
1:21 p.m.

Flashes forced to punt. Brillian effort by Anthony Melchiori of KSU. BG is pinned at their own 2 yard line with 1:59 left.

Flashes punt again, but Melchiori pins Bowling Green on their own two-yard line with a precise kick. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
1:28 p.m.

KSU holds BG back in their own territory. The Falcons will punt from their own six yard line. Archer back to return the punt.

Kent State takes a time out after forcing another three-and-out. Flashes poised to get ball back with 1:09 to go in the half. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
1:30 p.m.

Archer tackled for a four-yard loss on the punt. The Flashes run a puzzling series of plays that stop the clock, and they will punt back to BG from their own 43 yard line.

1:32 p.m.

BG kneels the ball and ends the half with the score 10-10. The crowd at Doyt Perry Stadium gives the Falcons a brief standing ovation. It seems that no one is sure which team is lucky to have escaped this half with a chance to win.

#BGSU football: Halftime at the Doyt, #Falcons and #Flashes are tied 10-10. #BGvKSUJWagnerBlade
ksu > bg #letsgo #flashes #kentstateMichelle
CMON Coach Hazel and #KentState #Flashes #Lockdown Douglas and #BowlingGreen Defense getting too full of themselves and must be #DealtWithCavalette23
I’m blogging the #KSUvsBGSU game for @kentwired. The game is tied 10-10 at the half. http://bit.ly/T8jsbCGrant Engle
Actually rooting for our football team for once. Lets go! #KSUvsBGSU Regina George
1:40 p.m.

The Flashes only managed 20 passing yards in the first half, compared to 108 by BG. However, KSU has 100 more yards than BG in the running game.

1:51 p.m.

The Flashes won the opening coin toss and deferred possession. That means KSU will start the second half with the ball. You have to believe that head coach Darrell Hazell is working on adjustments to get the offense going. The Flashes have averaged more than 35 points per game so far this season, so BG should be excited to hold them to only 10 points in the first half.

1:57 p.m.

Kick to open the second half goes to the 22 yard line. The Flashes start in the shotgun, and Keith takes the ball on a seven-yard run to start the possession.

1:59 p.m.

Keith keeps it again and fumbles the ball to BG. These mistakes will be difficult to recover from. BG starts at the KSU 40 yard line.

Keith fumbles again, and this time it’s recovered by the Falcons. Second loss fumble for the Flashes today. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
2:01 p.m.

BG goes for it on fourth and six and converts. First down and 10 at the KSU 25 yard line.

Falcons convert on a fourth-and-seven play with another big pass play to Chris Gallon. He’s been torching the defense today. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
2:03 p.m.

BG scores on a 27-yard TD pass from QB Matt Schilz to Shaun Joplin. BG now leads 17-10 with 10:50 left in the third quarter.

Had to rep with an old college tee today 😉 lets go #kentstate #flashes http://instagr.am/p/SJES02l59q/Suzzz
Bring home a win!! #KSUFootball #Flashes #MAC Rachele Mongiovi
Flashes have made far too many mistakes today. Turnovers, botched plays and poor decisions are why they trail right now. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Come on Kent State! Get it together!!!! #FlashesLisa Dominguez
2:09 p.m.

32-yard TD pass by Spencer Keith to Eric Adeyemi, and the game is tied at 17.

Good game, @Dri_Archer1 is a badass. #flashesSuzzz
Keith throws to Adeyemi who takes it 32 yards for a touchdown. Extra point will tie the game at 17. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
BOOM! Tied Ballgame! @jaycrawfordespn #FlashesTravis Mills
TD #Flashes 17-17 in the 3rdTeamCribbs
#Flashes come on boys time for the D to step up big and keep the score tied!Matt Katlen
2:15 p.m.

Nail-biter at Doyt Perry Stadium. The Flashes made the necessary adjustments on the previous drive and moved the ball with relative ease against the BG defense. It seems that KSU QB Spencer Keith will have to take on a bigger role than usual with the running attack struggling — by KSU standards.

2:17 p.m.

Falcons WR Chris Gallon is torching the Flashes on the outside. He has surpassed 100 yards receiving already.

Flashes make a defensive stop and force another punt. Kent State needs to take advantage. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
2:21 p.m.

Flashes force a punt and will start at their own 16 yard line with 4:31 left in the third quarter.

Wait the Kent state game on in Cincinnati on local channels… didn’t know… well sorry uc but I’d rather watch my #FlashesRobin Angela
Spencer Keith quiets the critics on that throw. Sweet. #FlashesJake Corcoran
2:26 p.m.

Keith completes a 25-yard pass to Chris Humphrey. Flashes have the ball in BG territory.

#flashes interceptionKyle Schassburger
Keith’s pass goes off Durham’s hands and into the hands of a waiting defender. BG gets the all at its own 44 yard line. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
2:28 p.m.

Keith tosses the ball to Trayion Durham, who bobbles it into the hands of a BG defender for an interception. BG has the ball the their own 44 yard line. Turnovers are killing the Flashes.

17-17…. They have to win!!!! #kentstate #flashes #4thquarterMaddie Gordon
End of the third here, the score is tied at 17. Looks like this one’s going down to the wire. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
2:30 p.m.

We’re tied 17-17 in Bowling Green. BG has the ball the KSU 49 yard line and are looking at a third and three when the fourth quarter starts.

2:32 p.m.

The Flashes have lost the turnover battle in a game once this season. It was the team’s only loss at Kentucky. KSU has turned it over three times and forced one today.

@jaycrawfordespn Now that’s a play baby!!!! #Flashes #speedkills #DriArcherTravis Mills
OMG NO WAY @Dri_Archer1 #Unreal #Flashes #TDTeamCribbs
dri archer is a bamf #flashes #ksufootballMegan Shaw
Look at Spencer Keith throwing a block down field!!!! #FlashesNick Shook
@Dri_Archer1 so fast, I can’t even keep track of him! Dri slipped out of a tackle and took it 74 yards for a touchdown. 24-17 #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
2:37 p.m.

In what may be the play of his career, Dri Archer weaves through the BG defense for a 74-yard TD run. Everyone in the stadium thought he was down and/or out of bounds, but he escaped and blew by everyone.

Did that just happen #Dribird #FlashesAdam Hafer
Dri Archer is insane. That touchdown run was ridiculous. Puts Kent State up a score in the 4th. #FlashesChris Sledzik
@Dri_Archer1 is crazy good!!! #Flashes letsgoPam Madalone
Dri Archer is unstoppable. Gives #flashes 24-17 lead over BG.Chad Coy
2:40 p.m.

The spectacular run puts KSU ahead 24-17 with 14:31 left in the game. The Flashes have a long way to go. Side note: the KSU special teams unit is pumping up a sizable away team section in the corner of the north endzone.

@KSUVoice needing a ventilator after calling @Dri_Archer1 74yd jive through #BG defense #flashesKyle Schassburger
2:41 p.m.

BG will start at their own 19 yard line with 14:24 left in the game.

Guess its going to be one of those games #FlashesAaron Rauber
Second time today BG scores on the first play after a Kent State score. Both times, they were long TDs to Gallon. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
2:43 p.m.

Falcons WR Chris Gallon continues to absolutely destroy the KSU secondary and takes a pass 81 yards for a TD. Score is tied at 24. BG will not go away, and they are matching the Flashes big play for big play.

This #ksuvsbgsu game is ridiculous.Ashley Grayshaw
2:49 p.m.

The Flashes can’t convert on third down. Keith completes the pass to Matthew Hurdle, but he falls out of bounds after gaining only one yard. KSU punt it, and fail to cover it before it reaches the endzone. BG will start at the 20 yard line.

@jaycrawfordespn This is getting crazy! #MAC #FlashesTravis Mills
2:54 p.m.

Roosevelt Nix tips a pass, and Richard Gray comes down with an interception. He’s the 12th KSU player with an INT this season. The Flashes will start at the BG 20 yard line.

Roosevelt Nix tips a pass and Richard Gray intercepts it at the Bowling Green 20. First down #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Huge Interception!! @jaycrawfordespn #Flashes #MACTravis Mills
Dri Archer is 5th FBS player this year w/ two 70-yard rushes in same game. Kent St can clinch MAC East & 1st-ever 10-win season. #KSUvsBGSUESPN Stats & Info
2:57 p.m.

Spencer Keith runs the read option into the endzone from the seven yard line. The Flashes lead 31-24. The running game between Archer and Keith has been enormous in the second half.

Spencer Keith rushes for 7yd score and gives #flashes back the lead! 30-24 8:14 remainingKyle Schassburger
Keith fakes the handoff to Archer and runs it in seven yards for the TD. Freddy’s kick makes it 31-24 Flashes. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
TD #Flashes up 31-24 in the 4th quarter! Come on boys lets wrap it up!TeamCribbs
Booooooooooooooooooooooom TD kent #FlashesJan Afungchwi
3:00 p.m.

This may be the biggest drive of the game. BG starts at their own 25 yard line with 8:06 left in the game.

Big possession for the defense. A stop here would put momentum and the clock squarely on Kent’s side. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
3:04 p.m.

BG driving with a good balance of the running and passing game.

3:06 p.m.

The Falcons take a timeout while facing a 4th and two on the KSU 17 yard line. This play is huge.

3:08 p.m.

KSU pressures the the quarterback into throwing an errant pass. KSU takes over on downs.

Defense gets to Schilz on fourth down. Kent State takes over on downs at the Flashes 17 with 5 minutes left. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
3:11 p.m.

Flashes chew some clock, but are forced to punt after only three plays. Melchiori crushes the punt 54 yards, and BG will start at their own 25 yard line with 2:33 left.

Dri Archer is a #boss with 240+ yards! #kentstate #GoFlashes #KSUfootball #KSUvsBGSUDesmond Patterson
3:16 p.m.

BG threatening with the ball on the KSU 26 yard line. Third down and 10.

3:19 p.m.

BG has the ball on the KSU 14 yard line. I hope you like tension. There are 56 seconds remaining.

#KSU up 31-24 :56 left in the game #BGSU has the ball in #Flashes redzone! Come on Defense……TeamCribbs
This football game is stressing me out. #KSUvsBGSUKirsten Charlton
Booooooooooooooooooioooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooom champs #FlashesJan Afungchwi
MAC Championship!!! #flashes #KentState #KentStateFootballPolk
Nice Job by the Kent State Golden #Flashes !!!!Tiana Myers
One of the best college football games all year #KSUvsBGSUMichael Guzman
3:22 p.m.

KSU pressures the QB into a prayer into the endzone, and Luke Wollett intercepts the pass. The Flashes will win the MAC East and move on to the MAC Championship Game in Detroit.

Kent State defeats Bowling Green 31-24. Thanks to everyone who followed along.

My heart nearly dropped #flashesHuan T.
Kent state going to the mac championship #flashesChris
THERE IT IS!!!!! CONGRATS #KentState #Flashes #CHAMPS #BiteDownCavalette23
#KSU showing out !! Lets go #FlashesNick Zurcher
Great game #ksu #bgsu #flashesDavid Ellenberger
WE ARE KENT STATE!!!!! #flashesMichelle
S/O to @BigDaddyWol for the game-winning INT. Detroit bound!! #FlashesNick Shook
#KENTSTATE #FLASHES!! MAC East champs!!!!Suzzz
Interception! Yay! #ksufootball #FLASHES Megan Shaw
@sdusky there u go #flashes #Detroit here we come!#5ALIVE
@jaycrawfordespn MAC EAST CHAMPIONS!! #FLASHES… Great ball game! Time to be on the same team..Lets go Buckeyes! O-HTravis Mills
Yeah #Kent! GO #FLASHES!!Chris Sweeney
Good game #flashes #teamksuDontell Higgins
Congrats KSU FOOTBALL. That’s HUGE! The wave started last spring! Lets keep riding it!!!!!! #Omaha #BowlGames #FlashesTJ Sutton
MAC conference champs! #KentStatePride #Flashes Victoria Barker
MAC conference champs! #KentStatePride #Flashes Victoria Barker
That a way #Flashes!!!! To the MAC Championship!! Proud to be a Golden Flash!!! #wearekentstateJohnnyP
#Flashes win! Defense bent — a lot — but did not break and comes up w/ game winning INT to seal the deal. MAC East champs. Woo!Chris Sledzik
Luke Wollet intercepts pass in the end zone, and Kent State is going to the MAC Championship game. 31-24 final score. #KSUvsBGSUTim Dorst
Interception in end zone has given #flashes MAC East division with 31-24 win over BGChad Coy
Time to book a hotel room in Detroit! @KSUAthletics #FlashesMarty Urchek
Kent State MAC east champs! #ksufootball #flashesMegan Shaw
MAC East Champs! Go #Flashes!Anthony Reiner III
#Flashes are blowing up my feed right now! #MACchampionsStephanie Neumann
KSU… #Flashes!Paul Zinn
Congrats #KentState #Flashes 2012 #MAC East Division #CHAMPS …10 WINS– #History …. #DriArcher #StunnaCavalette23
Luke W. #330Boys!! #Flashes #RiseAsOneMercy Dior
Ayyyyyyyyyy! 31-24 (: #flashes!!!!Tayyyy
Kent State is breaking records and making history!! Makes me so proud to be a Golden Flash #Flashes #MacChamps #GoKentChristina Poyma
Kent State are MAC East champions!!!! #flashesChad Coy
@Steponice #Flashes just became golden east champs #GoFlashesJan Afungchwi
SEE YOU IN DETROIT!!! #EASTchamps #flashes #DriArcherForHeismanLuke Addison
Kent Kent Kent! #macchamps #flashes Jess Williams
Woo we won!!! #kent #kentstate time to party tonight!!!! @jennadepoyster @_izaquisKaitlyn
#kentstatefootball #champions #driarcher #stud #proud Cedric
#kentstate 31. #bowlinggreen 24. #roadtrip #beautifulday #Win #MACCEastChamps! #kentstatefootball !!lizz_henrich