Kent State Rumors & News

  • Kent State coach Paul Haynes will not return in 2018 after five seasons

    CBS Sports "Another college football job has come open. On Wednesday, Kent State announced that coach Paul Haynes would not return for the 2018 season. Haynes' contract was up following the 2017 season. The Golden Flashes were 2-10 this year and Haynes was 14-45 in five seasons. " November 22

  • Kent State strength coach in charge during player death defends himself

    CBS Sports "Former Kent State football head strength and conditioning coach Ross Bowsher said Wednesday that his firing this week by the school unfairly suggested he "somehow contributed" to a former player's death. Bowsher was fired by Kent State on Monday after the school said he falsified his..." August 17

  • Kent State fires strength coach in charge during death for falsifying certification

    CBS Sports "Kent State has fired head football strength and conditioning coach Ross Bowsher after determining that he provided the school with false information about certification necessary to hold his position. This was uncovered by the university as part of a review following a CBS Sports investigation..." August 15

  • Kent State cannot produce certification for strength coach in charge during death

    CBS Sports "Kent State cannot produce any professional certification required by the NCAA for the head football strength coach who oversaw conditioning drills the day freshman Tyler Heintz died of complications from an abnormally high body temperature, CBS Sports has learned. In fact, Golden Flashes..." August 08

  • Coroner: Hyperthermia likely cause in Kent State player's death

    Los Angeles Times "An Ohio county coroner says hyperthermia is the likely cause of death of a Kent State University football player who died following a morning workout. The Portage County coroner says an autopsy indicates hyperthermia is the preliminary reason Tyler Heintz died Tuesday morning. Hyperthermia..." June 16

  • Kent State freshman Tyler Heintz dies following conditioning drills

    SI "Incoming Kent State freshman Tyler Heintz died on Tuesday afternoon after a morning workout with his team, the university announced. Heintz, 19, was just a few weeks into taking summer classes on campus after graduating from Kenton High School. The offensive lineman collapsed at about 9 a.m...." June 14