Football

New Football Head Coach Sean Lewis Kent State University will officially introduce its new head football coach Thursday, Dec. 21, at 1 p.m. at the Integrated Sciences Building. Kent State President Beverly Warren and Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen will lead the event, which will include the new head coach taking part in a question and answer session.  Watch the news conference...

Former Kent State University quarterback Julian Edelman releases a new memoir. New England Patriots wide receiver and former Kent State University quarterback Julian Edelman released a new memoir, Relentless, on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The memoir is described as “the inspiring story of an underdog kid who was always doubted to becoming one of the most reliable and inspiring players in the NFL.” Co-authored with Tom Curran, the...

The Kent State Golden Flashes football team takes the field for the home opener of the 2017 football season against Howard University. Two touchdown runs by freshman Kesean Gamble in the fourth quarter helped the Kent State University Golden Flashes secure a 38-31 win over Howard University on Sept. 9 in the first game at Dix Stadium for 2017. Gamble lifted the Kent State Golden Flashes into the lead for good with a 1-yard plunge with 12:35 on the clock, then added some security...

Kent State cornerback Demetrius Monday jumps in excitement before the football season opener against the Clemson Tigers. Dix Stadium begins its 49th season as the home of Kent State University football Saturday, Sept. 9, when the Golden Flashes host Howard University at 3:30 p.m. during Parents and Families Weekend. The Golden Flashes are in their 95th season of football, which started on Sept. 2 at defending national champion Clemson University. Along with the Kent...

The Kent State Golden Flashes prepare to take the field against the Penn State Nittany Lions in the first game of the 2016 season. After creating optimism in a hard fought battle at Penn State University, Kent State University hosts its 2016 home opener Saturday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. against North Carolina A&T State. With a Dix Stadium night crowd behind them, the Kent State Golden Flashes look to win their 14th consecutive game against a Football Championship Subdivision...

Kent State kicker April Goss rings the victory bell following the Golden Flashes’ 45-13 win over Delaware State. The Kent State University football team rolled to a 45-13 win over Delaware State University in its 2015 home opener on Saturday, Sept. 12, but one of the points scored by the Golden Flashes was a bit more special than the rest. With 4:18 to play before halftime, fifth-year senior April Goss kicked an extra point to extend the Golden Flashes lead...

Kent State kicker April Goss rings the victory bell following the Golden Flashes’ 45-13 win over Delaware State. WKYC TV reporter Will Ujek discovered the difference between watching football and kicking the winning field goal, as he transformed from a fan to a player for the day. As part of his quest to learn a new talent, Ujek reached out to April Goss, one of Kent State University’s Golden Flashes Kickers. Goss joined the team in 2012 and had plenty of...

Kent State University alumni, students, faculty, staff and the community celebrated Homecoming with the theme “Kent State Pride is Worldwide.”

The Kent State University football team opens its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, hosting Mid-American Conference East Division rival Ohio University at 6 p.m. inside Dix Stadium. The Kent State Golden Flashes won their final two games of the 2013 season, while the Bobcats earned a spot in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl. Throughout the season, the...

The Kent State University football team opens its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, hosting Mid-American Conference East Division rival Ohio University at 6 p.m. inside Dix Stadium. The Kent State Golden Flashes won their final two games of the 2013 season, while the Bobcats earned a spot in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl. Throughout the season, the...