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Senior cornerback Jamal Parker tackles running back TJ Reed during Kent States first home game against Kennesaw State University on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Flashes beat Kennesaw State 26-23 in overtime.

Kent State’s run defense will play large role against Utah State

Ian Kreider December 20, 2019

Two things have been consistent with Kent State football during the 2019 season: junior quarterback Dustin Crum and the run defense.Well, actually, the lack of run defense. The Flashes rank 127th out...

Junior quarterback Dustin Crum is tackled after running the ball during Kent States game at Ohio University on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

From the bench to “The Guy”: How Dustin Crum became Kent State’s answer at quarterback

Ian Kreider December 20, 2019

Junior quarterback Dustin Crum wandered into the media room at The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club clad in a navy blue “Be the Alpha” Kent State football shirt and clashing navy blue shorts...

Kent State coach Sean Lewis addresses the media during a press conference at Toyota Stadium on Thursday morning. The Flashes will play Utah State Friday at 7:30 p.m. inside Toyota Stadium.

Three takeaways from pregame Frisco Bowl press conference

Ian Kreider December 19, 2019

Thursday morning’s joint press conference saw Kent State coach Sean Lewis and Utah State coach Gary Andersen seated at the same table separated by the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl trophy.  Unfortunately,...

Senior running back Will Matthews (No. 2) had a career-day in a 26-3 win at Akron on Oct. 12. He finished the game with 25 carries for 126 yards and a touchdown in his first game of the season after recovering from a torn lateral meniscus.

Kent State running back trio carry rushing offense on three-game win streak, Frisco Bowl appearance

Ian Kreider December 17, 2019

Kent State started the season with senior Jo-El Shaw as its feature running back, but after five games he was suspended and did not travel with the team to Akron. Two games later, he was no longer a member...

Junior tight end Adam Dulka arrives at the Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club in Frisco,Texas. He has six catches for 45 yards and a touchdown this season. 

Kent State football arrives in Frisco, Texas

Ian Kreider December 16, 2019

Monday afternoon at about 3:40 p.m. Central Standard Time coach Sean Lewis got off the first of five Kent State buses that were police escorted to the Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club. He greeted...

Kent State coach Sean Lewis comforts quarterback Woody Barrett as he walks off the field after he was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct during a a touchdown celebration in Kent State’s game against Illinois at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. The Flashes lost, 31-24.

Frisco Bowl provides Lewis money, recruiting opportunities

Ian Kreider Sports reporter December 15, 2019

The Frisco Bowl has given coach Sean Lewis two things that seemed doubtful just a month ago— money and time. Lewis’ $440,000 salary saw a $15,000 boost on Dec. 7 after leading Kent State to its first...

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