Golden Flashes



Golden Flashes Highlights

General Information

  • Conference: Mid-American Conference (1951–present)
  • NCAA Division: Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS)
  • City: Kent, Ohio
  • Stadium: Dix Stadium


  • National Championships: None
  • Conference Titles: 1 (1972)
  • Divisional Championships: 2 (2012, 2021)
  • Bowl Game Appearances: 5

Past Conferences:

  • Independent (1920–1931)
  • Ohio Athletic Conference (1932–1950)

Kent State Golden Flashes Stats & Analysis

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All-Time Kent State Golden Flashes Stats & Records

Passing yards

⦁ Spencer Keith: 8,062
⦁ Dustin Crum: 7,420
⦁ Joshua Cribbs: 7,169
⦁ Jose Davis: 6,722
⦁ Greg Kokal: 5,587

Rushing yards

⦁ Astron Whatley: 3,989
⦁ Eric Wilkerson: 3,830
⦁ Eugene Jarvis: 3,720
⦁ Joshua Cribbs: 3,670
⦁ Travion Durham: 3,140

Receiving yards

⦁ Eugene Baker: 3,513
⦁ Tyshon Goode: 2,272
⦁ Najah Pruden: 2,131
⦁ Darrell Dowery: 1,931
⦁ Isaiah McKoy: 1,750

Kent State Golden Flashes – NCAAF History

First Decades of the Kent State Golden Flashes

The Kent State Golden Flashes are a Division I FBS football team based in Kent, Ohio. Founded in 1920, Kent State has an overall record of 324-505-28. The Golden Flashes didn’t have much success in the first few decades of the program, but upon joining the Mid-American Conference in 1951, Kent State reached the Tangerine Bowl in 1954, their first of five overall bowl appearances.

Coach Hazell Leads to Conference Title Game

After dozens of mediocre seasons to wrap up the 20th century, Kent State saw a boost in production under head coach Darrell Hazell. The Kent State Golden Flashes stats skyrocketed as the 2012 team went 11-3, culminating with their first Mid-American Conference East Division title and their first conference title game, losing to Northern Illinois in double overtime 44-37.

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