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2015 Kent State Golden Flashes football team

The 2015 Kent State Golden Flashes football team represented Kent State University in the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by third-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. They finished the season 3–9, 2–6 in MAC play to finish in a three-way tie for fifth place in the East Division.

2015 Kent State Golden Flashes football
Kent State K.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2015 record3–9 (2–6 MAC)
Head coachPaul Haynes (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorDon Treadwell (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian George (3rd season)
Home stadiumDix Stadium
(Capacity: 25,319)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Bowling Green x$   7 1         10 4  
Ohio   5 3         8 5  
Akron   5 3         8 5  
Buffalo   3 5         5 7  
Kent State   2 6         3 9  
Miami   2 6         3 9  
UMass   2 6         3 9  
West Division
Northern Illinois xy   6 2         8 6  
Western Michigan x   6 2         8 5  
Toledo x   6 2         10 2  
Central Michigan x   6 2         7 6  
Ball State   2 6         3 9  
Eastern Michigan   0 8         1 11  
Championship: Bowling Green 34, Northern Illinois 14
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 52:00 PMat Illinois*BTNL 3–5236,693
September 126:00 PMDelaware State*ESPN3W 45–1315,091
September 1912:00 PMat Minnesota*BTNL 7–1052,823
September 263:30 PMMarshall*
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
ASNL 29–36 2OT15,424
October 33:30 PMMiami (OH) 
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
ESPN3W 20–1410,991
October 103:00 PMat No. 24 ToledoESPN3L 7–3823,118
October 173:30 PMat MassachusettsESPN3W 15–1015,217
October 241:00 PMBowling Green
ESPN3L 0–4814,739
November 57:00 PMBuffalo
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
ESPN3L 17–1810,379
November 108:00 PMat OhioESPNUL 0–2715,654
November 188:00 PMCentral Michigan
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
ESPNUL 14–278,742
November 2712:00 PMat AkronASNL 0–2016,391
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summariesEdit

at IllinoisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 3 3
Fighting Illini 28 10 7 7 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Delaware StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 0 6 0 7 13
Golden Flashes 16 20 9 0 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2008 KENT, 24–3

at MinnesotaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 7 0 7
Golden Gophers 3 7 0 0 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2006 MINN, 44–0

MarshallEdit

1 2 3 4OT2OT Total
Thundering Herd 7 0 7 877 36
Golden Flashes 6 7 6 370 29
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–17 2004 MARSH, 27–17

Miami (OH)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 0 0 0 14 14
Golden Flashes 6 7 7 0 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–47 2014 M–OH, 10–3

at ToledoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 7 0 0 0 7
#24 Rockets 7 17 7 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
21–24 2014 TOL, 30–20

at MassachusettsEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 10 3 2 15
Minutemen 0 10 0 0 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2014 MASS, 40–17

Bowling GreenEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 14 17 10 7 48
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–57–6 2014 BGSU, 30–20

BuffaloEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 6 0 0 12 18
Golden Flashes 0 10 7 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–10 2013 BUFF, 41–21

at OhioEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Bobcats 7 3 10 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
25–40–2 2014 OHIO, 17–14

Central MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Chippewas 17 3 7 0 27
Golden Flashes 0 14 0 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–22 2011 KENT, 24–21

at AkronEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Zips 7 7 3 3 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
24–31–2 2014 KENT, 27–24

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015 Kent State Golden Flashes Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved April 10, 2015.