KENT, Ohio (AP) — Montre Miller intercepted three passes, seven different players scored rushing touchdowns and Kent State cruised to a 60-10 win over VMI on Saturday.
The Golden Flashes (1-1) piled up 698 total yards, 494 on the ground. Marquez Cooper led the way with 119 yards on 12 carries and scored the opening touchdown 1 1/2 minutes into the game. Joachim Bangda scored on a 60-yard run and Daniel Bangura closed it out with a 49-yard scamper. Receiver Nykeim Johnson, a Syracuse transfer, had a touchdown rushing and receiving.
Elvis Hines also had an interception, the second consecutive week Kent State picked off four passes. Prior to the four picks in last week's loss to Texas A&M, the Golden Flashes hadn't had four interceptions since 2015.
VMI (1-1), a ranked FCS team, trailed 39-0 at half and was limited to 284 total yards, 94 coming on a fourth-quarter drive, capped by a 5-yard Hunter Rice run.
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