It only took the first day of the 2012 College Football season to have moment that most of us will laugh at for years to come.
The blunder happened during the Kent State/Towson game when Kent State's Andre Parker recovered a fumble on a punt return and instead of scoring a touchdown, Andre decided to take the scenic route away from the endzone.
Watch as Andre doesn'...
KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Andre Parker's wrong way run didn't count, but it grabbed plenty of attention on the first night of the college football season.
The Kent State linebacker's moment of confusion became an instant internet sensation when he scooped up a loose ball in the Golden Flashes' 41-21 victory against Towson and ran 58 yards toward the wrong goal line Thursday...
Andre Parker's wrong way run didn't count, but it grabbed plenty of attention on the first night of the college football season.
The Kent State linebacker's moment of confusion became an instant internet sensation when he scooped up a loose ball in the Golden Flashes' 41-21 victory against Towson and ran 58 yards toward the wrong goal line Thursday.
Late in the...
Kent State dominated Towson in the first half of their season-opening game on Thursday, but that doesn’t mean they displayed an overall mastery of the game of football. Take for instance what occurred in the play seen above. Kent State was punting to Towson, and the ball touched the returner, making it live. Kent State’s Andre Parker recovered the ball at the six-yard...
2011 Record: (5-7, 4-4 in MAC)
Head Coach: Darrell Hazell (second year head coach)
Last Bowl Game: 1972 Tangerine Bowl: lost to Tampa 21-18
2012 Schedule Link
Big Name Opponents: 9/8 at Kentucky, 10/27 at Rutgers
Must Win: 8/30 vs Towson, 9/19 at Buffalo, 11/3 vs Akron
Revenge: 11/10 at Miami (OH), 11/23 vs Ohio
A month ago it looked like the Golden Flashes' season was going nowhere.
Kent State had lost six of its first seven games and was 0-3 in the Mid-American Conference. The offense was struggling, the line couldn't protect the quarterback or generate a running game. Making matters worse, there were hints of dissension between the offense and the defense, whose players were...
Trayion Durham ran for two of Kent State's four second-half touchdowns in the Golden Flashes' 35-3 win over Akron on Saturday.
Leading 6-3, Freddy Cortez kicked a 46-yard field goal for the Golden Flashes (4-6, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) late in the second quarter.
Kent State then got a 1-yard touchdown run from Durham, a 6-yard touchdown pass from Spencer Keith to Tim...
Spencer Keith threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns to help Kent State hold off Central Michigan 24-21 on Friday night.