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1998 Kent State Golden Flashes football team

The 1998 Kent State Golden Flashes football team was an American football team that represented Kent State University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Dean Pees, the Golden Flashes compiled a 0–11 record (0–8 against MAC opponents), finished in last place in the MAC East, and were outscored by all opponents by a combined total of 454 to 149.[1][2]

1998 Kent State Golden Flashes football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
1998 record0–11 (0–8 MAC)
Head coachDean Pees (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorGreg Colby (1st season)
Home stadiumDix Stadium
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Marshall xy$   7 1         12 1  
Miami x   7 1         10 1  
Bowling Green   5 3         5 6  
Ohio   5 3         5 6  
Akron   3 6         4 7  
Kent State   0 8         0 11  
West Division
Toledo x   6 2         7 5  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 4  
Central Michigan   5 3         6 5  
Eastern Michigan   3 6         3 8  
Northern Illinois   2 6         2 9  
Ball State   1 7         1 10  
Championship: Marshall 23, Toledo 17
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

The team's statistical leaders included Demarlo Rozier with 621 rushing yards, Jose Davis with 2,046 passing yards, and Eugene Baker with 685 receiving yards.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Kent State Football Record Book" (PDF). Kent State University. p. D8. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "1998 Kent State Golden Flashes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 5, 2016.
  3. ^ 2016 Kent State Football Record Book, pp. D17–D19.
  4. ^ "1998 Kent State Golden Flashes Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 5, 2016.