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1972 Kent State Golden Flashes football
MAC Champions
Tangerine Bowl, Loss, 18-21, University of Tampa
Conference Mid-American Conference
Coaches #Not ranked
AP #Not ranked
1972 record 6-5-1 (4-1-0 MAC)
Head coach Don James

Home stadium

Dix Stadium
« 1971 1973 »

The 1972 Kent State Golden Flashes football team represented Kent State University in the 1972 college football season. The Golden Flashes offense scored 191 points while the defense allowed 196 points. Led by head coach Don James, the Golden Flashes participated in the Tangerine Bowl. Future college head coaches Nick Saban (Alabama Crimson Tide) and Gary Pinkel (Missouri Tigers) would play on the team.


Regular season



Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
9/09/1972* at Akron T 13-13  
9/16/1972* at Louisville L 0-34  
9/23/1972 Ohio W 37-14  
9/30/1972* San Diego State L 0-14  
10/07/1972 Western Michigan L 12-13  
10/14/1972 at Bowling Green W 14-10  
10/21/1972* Xavier W 26-16  
10/28/1972* at Northern Illinois L 7-28  
11/04/1972* at Marshall W 16-14  
11/11/1972 at Miami (OH) W 21-10  
11/18/1972 Toledo W 27-9  
12/29/1972 vs. Tampa (Tangerine Bowl) L 18-21  
*Non-Conference Game.


Team Players in the NFL

  • Linebacker Jack Lambert would go on to a career in the National Football League with the Pittsburgh Steelers.[2]



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