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What they are saying...

By admin Published: October 5, 2008

The Canton Repository's Mike Popovich said that Saturday's game went through a range of emotions including Kent State questioning how they outplayed the Zips and still lost. check that one out here.

The Akron Beacon Journal's Tom Gaffney, who is the Zips' beat writer, called saturday's game one that Akron could have easily lost, as well as one Kent State coud of easily won. Read it here.

Kent State beat writer Stephanie Storm said the Flashes dominated the game statistically here.

Beacon Journal Columnist Patrick McManamon said the game was too good to end this way in this column.

Elton Alexander, The Plain Dealer's Mid-American Conference beat writer, called the game a comedy of errors on both sides here.

I am not sure what genius decided it would be intelligent to place the Akron student section in the endzone, but it was cleary a mistake.

Akron quarterback Chris Jacquemain and coach J.D. Brookhart both said it was easy to pick that end for the second over time.

While the Flash fans sat in the middle of the stands behind the bench with zero influence on the game; The Zips fans turned Kent State's home field advantage against them.

Running back Jacquise Terry and tight end Justin Thompson, both true freshmen, picked up their first career touchdowns in Saturday's game.

Terry has been showing great promise for four weeks now as he is averaging 5.2 yards a carry so far this season. He has rushed 30 times for 157 yards overall.

Thompson's redshirt was recently burned three weeks ago after the injury to Jameson Konz was determined to be season ending. His one yard touchdown reception in the first half Saturday was also his first career catch. Martin said Thompson brings a lot of athleticism to the position and can do a lot of things he expected out of Konz this year i.e. stretching defenses and being a security valve.



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