Bowling Green at Kent State football preview


Bowling Green at Kent State

Time: Noon

Records: BGSU is 1-0, 0-0 MAC; KSU is 1-0, 0-0

TV: 13

Radio: 1470, 99.1

Series: BGSU leads 55-19-6

Favorite: BGSU by 7

Notes: Besides winning the last three meetings between these teams, Kent State has won 11 straight regular season games, 12 consecutive MAC games, and nine in a row at home. … BG’s loss at Kent State in 2011 snapped the Falcons’ five-game winning streak there. ... Several members of the KSU staff have BG connections, including head coach Paul Haynes, who was a graduate assistant for the Falcons in 1994. KSU offensive coordinator Brian is a BG grad was a part-time assistant from 1985-87, while special teams coordinator Dave McMichael earned three letters under Don Nehlen. Falcons defensive line coach Larry McDaniel was an assistant at Kent State from 2003-10. … Even if Dri Archer doesn’t play for the Flashes, Trayion Durham presents a rushing threat after running for 1,346 yards and 14 TDs a year ago. … KSU quarterback Colin Reardon, a redshirt freshman, completed 21 of 28 passes for 194 yards and two TDs in a 17-10 win over Liberty. ... Last year BG sophomore wide receiver Chris Gallon had a big game against Kent State, catching 10 passes for 213 yards and two touchdowns, all career highs. His TD catches covered 72 and 81 yards.