The Kent State Golden Flashes head into the 2021 season to face off with a tough Texas A&M team. Despite a shortened 4 game year the Golden Flashes posted a 3-1 record with a lot of positives on the year. Dustin Crum will lead a team with a host of high talent receivers to build off a huge year in 2020. Kent St will rely on the 3rd ranked rushing game from a year ago with Marquez Cooper leading an elite 3 back set.
Defensively Kent State will welcome back 8 of the top players from a defense that struggled allowing 38 points per game. Kent State will have a Depp secondary that carried this team in 2020 lead by Richie Carpenter at the safety spot. The linebacking group is big and deep and will have to step up to take Kent State to the next level.
The sky is the limit for the Texas A&M Aggies after a 9-1 record in the 2020 season. The Aggies offense was dominate posting 430+ yards and 33 points in a SEC riddled schedule. Isaiah Spiller will lead an elite group of running backs that will compete for the best group in the nation. Ainias Smith is the most dangerous weapon for the Aggies with his ability to catch or carry the ball at any moment.
The Aggies had the #1 defense in the SEC allowing 22 points on just over 300 yards per game. The Aggies will welcome back 9 starter from last year to go with an elite group of players waiting for their moment. Aaron Handford will lead the interior defense with corners Jaylon Jones and Myles Jones controlling the field sideline to sideline to guide the Aggies in 2021.