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KSU Basketball Receives 2012 Verbal Commitment

By admin Published: June 27, 2010

Better early than never.

Geno Ford and his staff have already received a commitment for the class of 2012 before tallying any for 2011.

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Kent Frosh Richard Gray Named Big 33 MVP

By admin Published: June 21, 2010

Gray becomes the third incoming freshman on Kent State's roster to keep on eye on in 2010. Tommy Pizzuro, 6'3, 315 pound offensive guard from Chatham, Virginia and Dylan Farrington, 6'0, 195 pound corner back from Chapel Hill, North Carolina both took part in spring ball and have vied for significant playing time this season.

Gray has some competition in front of him on the depth chart, but this strong showing and his ability to play defensive end or outside linebacker (this versatility makes him a great candidate for the "Buck" position) may lend itself to more exposure.

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AD Nielsen Announces "90Ksu" Campaign

By admin Published: June 20, 2010

In an effort to meet NCAA football attendance requirements and boost general interest in the football program, recently hired Kent State Athletic Director Joel Nielsen has unveiled his "90Ksu: Everyone Counts" plan.

The new marketing campaign, aimed at tackling two goals at the same time, is built around increasing both interest in the program and ticket sales.

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MAC Announces 2010 Football Game Times

By admin Published: June 15, 2010

Here is Kent State's full football schedule:

Sept. 2 (Thursday), 7:00 p.m.----Kent State vs. Murray State

Sept. 11, 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU----Kent State at Boston College

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National Football Foundation Honors Three Kent Players

By admin Published: June 12, 2010

Three Kent State football players qualified for membership of the 2010 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society.

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame honors college football players of all divisions of play who achieved a 3.2 cumulative GPA or better, acted as either a starter or significant substitute in one's last year of eligibility and met all NCAA-mandated progress towards degree requirements.

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Konz Signs 4-Year Deal with Seattle

By admin Published: June 9, 2010

The Seattle Seahawks have inked Kent State's Jameson Konz to a four-year deal, reportedly worth $1.79 million.

The deal also includes a $43,000 signing bonus, for a total of $1.833 million.

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Kent Succeeds Athletically and Academically

By admin Published: June 9, 2010

Lost in the competition, culture and championships of collegiate athletics is why most student-athletes are even there in the first place--to achieve academically.

TV markets, conference-based networks, ESPN, various scouting websites and more focus on revenue increases have out-shadowed the importance put on what each individual does in the classroom.

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Kent-Boston College game to be on ESPNU

By admin Published: June 4, 2010

Kent State's game at Boston College on Sept. 11 will air on ESPNU, and the Atlantic Coast Conference set the kick-off time for 3:30 p.m.

Boston College beat the Golden Flashes 34-7 last season in what may have been the turning point for Kent after All-MAC running back Eugene Jarvis lacerated his kidney.

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