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Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Ranking every college football coach is an impossible task. However, coaching is a critical component to every collegiate program. Needless to say, success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...

MAC Football 2015 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 4 weeks ago
The MAC is known for its high-scoring offenses and midweek games, but more attention should be paid to the depth of this league for 2015. Northern Illinois has dominated the MAC in recent years, claiming five consecutive appearances in the conference championship. The Huskies are once again among the league’s best, but Bowling Green, Toledo and Western Michigan will push Rod Carey...

Kent State Golden Flashes 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 9 hours ago
Kent State’s 11-3 season and MAC East title in 2012 is a distant memory. The Golden Flashes are 6-17 in two seasons under Paul Haynes and regressed from three MAC wins in 2013 to one in 2014 (over Akron by a field goal in the last game of the season). Improvement will be expected for the Flashes in the third season under Haynes, but they will need the offensive line to grow up fast and a...

Kent State QB Colin Reardon Fails Miserably on Pass Against Ohio State

By Steven Lassan, 10 months 3 weeks ago
As expected, it was a rough day for Kent State against Ohio State. The Buckeyes easily handled the Golden Flashes, winning 66-0 to bounce back after a disappointing loss to Virginia Tech in Week 2.In addition to recording only 126 yards and turning the ball over three times, Kent State quarterback Colin Reardon completed only 14 of 27 passes for 76 yards.And there was a pass Reardon would like...

MAC Football 2014 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions. With the predictions released, it’s time...

MAC Football 2014 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
 2014 MAC PredictionsEast DivisionMACOverall 1. Bowling Green (No. 59)8-011-2 2. Ohio (No. 95)5-37-5 3. Akron (No. 97)5-36-6 4. Buffalo (No. 104)4-46-6 5. Kent State (No. 114)3-54-8 6. Miami, Ohio (No. 120)2-63-9 7. UMass (No. 121)2-62-10 West DivisionMACOverall 1. Toledo (No. 75)6-27-6 2. N. Illinois (No. 77)6-28-4 3. Ball State (No....

2014 College Football Rankings: #114 Kent State

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 1 month ago
The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is counting down until kickoff with projections and previews for all 128 FBS teams. Here is our team preview for No. 114 Kent State.Previewing Kent State’s Offense for 2014:This unit must show major improvement in order to avoid a second...

Grading College Football's First-Year Coaches After Week 8

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 9 months ago
With eight weeks of the 2013 college football season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the new coaches and how they have performed so far this year.While every coach wants to win big in his first season, it’s just not possible with some programs. Roster turnover, change in schemes, coaching transition and a lack of talent are four reasons most programs struggle in the first...

College Football's Coach on the Hot Seat Rankings: Post-Week 1 Edition

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...

Comic Strip Kicks off Kent State's Dri Archer's Heisman Campaign

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 11 months ago
Kent State’s Dri Archer is one of college football’s top all-purpose players. In 14 games last season, he rushed for 1,429 yards and 16 scores, while catching 39 passes for 561 yards and four touchdowns. Archer also took three kickoff returns for scores.Archer is a longshot to win the Heisman, but Kent State has kicked off a campaign to help promote its senior running back in 2013....