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After five losing seasons, Kent State football coach Paul Haynes has been fired. Haynes, a former Kent State walk-on defensive back, was 14-45 overall. Kent State has had just two winning seasons in the past 30.
Ulysees Gilbert returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the first half and Akron cruised to a 24-14 victory over Kent State on Tuesday night to claim its first Mid-American Conference East Division title since 2005.
Shane Morris threw two touchdown passes, including a back-breaking 53-yard connection with Corey Willis in the fourth quarter, and Central Michigan defeated Kent State 42-23 on Tuesday night.
Darius Phillips had one of Western Michigan's three defensive touchdowns to extend his FBC record, and Jarvion Franklin ran for 191 yards and a touchdown in the Broncos' 48-20 victory over Kent State on Wednesday night.
Jarret Doege threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Andrew Clair surpassed 100 yards rushing for the fourth straight game and the two freshmen led Bowling Green to a 44-16 win over Kent State on Tuesday night.
Nathan Rourke threw two touchdown passes to Mason Morgan in a 28-point third quarter and Ohio raced to a 48-3 victory over Kent State on Saturday.