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2013 Kent State Golden Flashes football team

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.

2013 Kent State Golden Flashes football
Kent State K.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2013 record4–8 (3–5 MAC)
Head coachPaul Haynes (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorBrian Rock (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian George (1st season)
Home stadiumDix 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

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 296:00 PMLiberty*ESPN3W 17–1020,790
September 712:00 PMBowling Green
ESPN+L 22–4122,758
September 147:00 PMat No. 8 LSU*ESPNUL 13–4589,113
September 213:30 PMat Penn State*BTNL 0–3492,371
September 287:00 PMat Western MichiganESPN3W 32–1415,503
October 53:30 PMNo. 23 Northern Illinois 
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
TWCSL 24–3818,773
October 123:00 PMat Ball StateESPN3L 24–2716,861
October 193:00 PMat South Alabama*L 21–3814,351
October 263:30 PMBuffalo
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
TWCSL 21–4114,197
November 23:30 PMat AkronTWCSL 7–1620,239
November 138:00 PMMiami (OH)
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
ESPNUW 24–68,573
November 198:00 PMat OhioESPN2W 44–1317,181

Game SummariesEdit

LibertyEdit

Liberty at Kent State
1 234Total
Flames 0 370 10
• Golden Flashes 7 0010 17
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2004 Kent State, 38–10

Bowling GreenEdit

Bowling Green at Kent State
1 234Total
• Falcons 7 17107 41
Golden Flashes 8 1400 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

LSUEdit

Kent State at #8 LSU
1 234Total
Golden Flashes 0 1030 13
• #8 Tigers 21 10014 45
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

Penn StateEdit

Kent State at Penn State
1 234Total
Golden Flashes 0 000 0
Nittany Lions 0 000 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 2010 Penn State, 24–0

Western MichiganEdit

Kent State at Western Michigan
1 234Total
• Golden Flashes 7 800 15
Broncos 0 700 7
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–33–1 2012 Kent State, 41–24

Northern IllinoisEdit

Northern Illinois at Kent State
1 234Total
Huskies 0 000 0
Golden Flashes 0 000 0
  • Date: October 5
  • Location: Dix Stadium
    Kent, OH
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–17 2012 Northern Illinois, 44–37

Ball StateEdit

Kent State at Ball State
1 234Total
Golden Flashes 0 000 0
Cardinals 0 000 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–19 2012 Kent State, 45–43

South AlabamaEdit

Kent State at South Alabama
1 234Total
Golden Flashes 0 000 0
Jaguars 0 000 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2011 Kent State, 33–25

BuffaloEdit

Buffalo at Kent State
1 234Total
Bulls 0 000 0
Golden Flashes 0 000 0
  • Date: October 26
  • Location: Dix Stadium
    Kent, OH
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–9 2012 Kent State, 23–7

AkronEdit

Kent State at Akron
1 234Total
Golden Flashes 0 000 0
Zips 0 000 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
23–30–2 2012 Kent State, 35–24

Miami [OH]Edit

Miami [OH] at Kent State
1 234Total
RedHawks 0 000 0
Golden Flashes 0 000 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

OhioEdit

Kent State at Ohio
1 234Total
Golden Flashes 0 000 0
Bobcats 0 000 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
25–38–2 2012 Kent State, 28–6

ReferencesEdit

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