2013 Kent State Golden Flashes football team

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2013 Kent State Golden Flashes football
Kent State K.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division East Division
2013 record 4–8 (3–5 MAC)
Head coach Paul Haynes (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Brian Rock (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator Brian George (1st season)
Home stadium Dix Stadium
(Capacity: 25,319)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Bowling Green x$   7 1         10 4  
Buffalo   6 2         8 5  
Ohio   4 4         7 6  
Akron   4 4         5 7  
Kent State   3 5         4 8  
UMass   1 7         1 11  
Miami   0 8         0 12  
West Division
Northern Illinois x   8 0         12 2  
Ball State   7 1         10 3  
Toledo   5 3         7 5  
Central Michigan   5 3         6 6  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         2 10  
Western Michigan   1 7         1 11  
Championship: Bowling Green 47, Northern Illinois 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 Kent State Golden Flashes football team represented Kent State University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by first-year head coach Paul Haynes and played their home games at Dix Stadium as a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference.[1] They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in MAC play to finish in fifth place in the East Division.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 6:00 PM Liberty* Dix StadiumKent, OH ESPN3 W 17–10   20,790
September 7 12:00 PM Bowling Green Dix Stadium • Kent, Ohio (Battle for the Anniversary Award) ESPN+ L 22–41   22,758
September 14 7:00 PM at No. 8 LSU* Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ESPNU L 13–45   89,113
September 21 3:30 PM at Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PN BTN L 0–34   92,371
September 28 7:00 PM at Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI ESPN3 W 32–14   15,503
October 5 3:30 PM No. 23 Northern Illinoisdagger Dix Stadium • Kent, OH TWCS L 24–38   18,773
October 12 3:00 PM at Ball State Scheumann StadiumMuncie, IN ESPN3 L 24–27   16,861
October 19 3:00 PM at South Alabama* Ladd–Peebles StadiumMobile, AL L 21–38   14,351
October 26 3:30 PM Buffalo Dix Stadium • Kent, OH TWCS L 21–41   14,197
November 2 3:30 PM at Akron InfoCision StadiumAkron, OH TWCS L 7–16   20,239
November 13 8:00 PM Miami (OH) Dix Stadium • Kent, OH ESPNU W 24–6   8,573
November 19 8:00 PM at Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, OH ESPN2 W 44–13   17,181
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game Summaries[edit]

Liberty[edit]

Liberty at Kent State
1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 0 3 7 0 10
• Golden Flashes 7 0 0 10 17
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2004 Kent State, 38–10

Bowling Green[edit]

Bowling Green at Kent State
1 2 3 4 Total
• Falcons 7 17 10 7 41
Golden Flashes 8 14 0 0 22
  • Date: September 7
  • Location: Dix Stadium
    Kent, OH
  • Television network: ESPN Plus
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–55–6 2012 Kent State, 31–24

LSU[edit]

Kent State at #8 LSU
1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 10 3 0 13
• #8 Tigers 21 10 0 14 45
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

Penn State[edit]

Kent State at Penn State
1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Nittany Lions 0 0 0 0 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 2010 Penn State, 24–0

Western Michigan[edit]

Kent State at Western Michigan
1 2 3 4 Total
• Golden Flashes 7 8 0 0 15
Broncos 0 7 0 0 7
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–33–1 2012 Kent State, 41–24

Northern Illinois[edit]

Northern Illinois at Kent State
1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 0 0 0 0 0
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: October 5
  • Location: Dix Stadium
    Kent, OH
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–17 2012 Northern Illinois, 44–37

Ball State[edit]

Kent State at Ball State
1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–19 2012 Kent State, 45–43

South Alabama[edit]

Kent State at South Alabama
1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Jaguars 0 0 0 0 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2011 Kent State, 33–25

Buffalo[edit]

Buffalo at Kent State
1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 0 0 0 0 0
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: October 26
  • Location: Dix Stadium
    Kent, OH
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–9 2012 Kent State, 23–7

Akron[edit]

Kent State at Akron
1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Zips 0 0 0 0 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
23–30–2 2012 Kent State, 35–24

Miami [OH][edit]

Miami [OH] at Kent State
1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 0 0 0 0 0
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: November 13
  • Location: Dix Stadium
    Kent, OH
  • Television network: ESPN2 or U
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–46 2012 Kent State, 48–32

Ohio[edit]

Kent State at Ohio
1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Bobcats 0 0 0 0 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
25–38–2 2012 Kent State, 28–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Telich, John (December 17, 2012). "Paul Haynes Named Kent State's Head Football Coach". WJW. Cleveland. Retrieved December 17, 2012.