Despite the proximity, Kent State is a small mystery to me.
Deep down, I know the Flashes aren't good, but their record makes me wonder whether they can make Saturday's game against Akron close.
It's hard to say whether KSU is any good. I mean, Bowling Green has only snuck by Florida International and Buffalo. Miami has yet to win a game.
When the Flashes faced an opponent with some certainty of talent, the Gophers blew them out.
Here's what I do know about Kent State...