Monday September 8th, 2014

Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio State enters Week 3 with a 1-1 record following a 35-21 loss to Virginia Tech. J.T. Barrett, starting at quarterback in place of the injured Braxton Miller, completed nine of 29 passes for 219 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions. Kent State lost last week to South Alabama to fall to 0-2 on the season. Quarterback Colin Reardon went 17 of 40 for 213 yards, two touchdowns and one interception against South Alabama.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: Noon ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: ABC/ESPN 2

Radio: For a list of Ohio State affiliates, click here. For a list of Kent State affiliates, click here.

Game Facts

Ohio State facts

Ohio State lost its home opener for the first time in 36 years last week against Virginia Tech.

After winning his first 24 games as coach at Ohio State, Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes have now lost three of their past four games.

Before losing to Virginia Tech, Ohio State had not lost to an unranked nonconference opponent since 1982.

The last time these two schools met was 2007. Ohio State won 48-3. The Buckeyes also won 51-17 in their only previous meeting in 2002.

In two games, quarterback J.T. Barrett has completed 21 of 44 attempts for three touchdowns and three interceptions.

Kent State facts

The Golden Flashes have opened the season 0-2 for the first time since 2011.

Starting his second season as head coach, Paul Haynes now has a 4-10 record.

After scoring a total of 27 points in the season's first two games, the Golden Flashes rank 119th in the FBS. Kent State finished last season ranked 89th.

The last time Kent State defeated a ranked team was in Oct. 2012 when they beat Rutgers 35-23.

Kent State is allowing 180.5 yards per game on the ground so far this season.

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