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The highest-graded players from Kent State's win over Bowling Green, 35-28

Sep 22, 2018; Oxford, MS, USA; Kent State Golden Flashes head coach Sean Lewis walks on the sidelines during the second quarter against the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports

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With a 35-28 win, the Kent State Golden Flashes were able to earn their first win in MAC play this season. They dealt the Bowling Green Falcons their sixth straight loss, which moved them to 0-5 in MAC play and last in the Eastern Division.

[Editor's Note: While we grade every player on every game, to qualify for an overall game grade for this recap's purpose, a player must have played at least 20 snaps to be considered a full-time contributor to the game.]

Top 5 Overall

Kent State Offense

Woody Barrett, QB – 75.7 overall grade

Jo-El Shaw, RB – 70.4 overall grade

Antwan Dixon, WR – 68.4 overall grade

Mike Marinelli, OT – 66.2 overall grade

Nate Warnock, C – 63.7 overall grade

Kent State Defense

Kesean Gamble, LB – 90.2 overall grade

Theo Majette, DI – 89.2 overall grade

Elvis Hines, CB – 72.6 overall grade

Theo Eboigbe, EDGE – 70.5 overall grade

Kalil Morris, DI – 69.9 overall grade

Bowling Green Offense

Dorian Hendrix, TE – 67.4 overall grade

John Kurtz, QG – 67.3 overall grade

Scott Miller, WR – 66.6 overall grade

Derek Downs, OT – 63.0 overall grade

Austin Labus, OT – 60.8 overall grade

Bowling Green Defense

Brandon Harris, LB – 83.7 overall grade

Jerry McBride III, S – 75.7 overall grade

Marcus Milton, CB – 73.2 overall grade

Darius Wortham, CB – 73.0 overall grade

Kyle Junior, DI – 72.0 overall grade

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