2010 Kent State Golden Flashes football team

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2010 Kent State Golden Flashes football
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Conference Mid-American Conference
Division East
2010 record 5–7 (4–4 MAC)
Head coach Doug Martin
Defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis
Home stadium Dix Stadium
(Capacity: 20,500)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Miami x$   7 1         10 4  
Ohio   6 2         8 5  
Temple   5 3         8 4  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Bowling Green   1 7         2 10  
Buffalo   1 7         2 10  
Akron   1 7         1 11  
West Division
Northern Illinois x   8 0         11 3  
Toledo   7 1         8 5  
Western Michigan   5 3         6 6  
Ball State   3 5         4 8  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Eastern Michigan   2 6         2 10  
Championship: Miami 26, Northern Illinois 21
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 Kent State Golden Flashes football team represented Kent State University during the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Golden Flashes, led by seventh-year head coach Doug Martin, compete in the East Division of the Mid-American Conference and played their home games at Dix Stadium. They finished the season 5–7, 4–4 in MAC play. Head coach Doug Martin resigned on November 21 effective at the end of the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM Murray State* Dix StadiumKent, OH W 41–10   16,535[1]
September 11 3:30 PM at Boston College* Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPNU L 13–26   35,122[2]
September 18 12:00 PM at No. 20 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ESPN2 L 0–24   100,610[3]
October 2 1:00 PM at Miami (OH) Yager StadiumOxford, OH L 21–27   17,666[4]
October 9 3:30 PM Akrondagger Dix Stadium • Kent, OH (Battle for the Wagon Wheel) W 28–17   24,221
October 16 7:00 PM at Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH L 21–34   20,048
October 23 3:30 PM at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH (Battle for the Anniversary Award) W 30–6   14,279
October 30 2:00 PM Ball State Dix Stadium • Kent, OH W 33–14   15,468[5]
November 6 2:00 PM Temple Dix Stadium • Kent, OH L 10–28   15,125[6]
November 13 2:00 PM Army* Dix Stadium • Kent, OH L 28–45   17,222[7]
November 20 2:00 PM at Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI L 3–38   8,763[8]
November 26 11:00 AM Ohio Dix Stadium • Kent, OH ESPNU W 28–6   8,340
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

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