KSU drops rain-soaked home opener to Louisiana-Lafayette, 20-12

Darrell Hazell may very well turn around the Golden Flashes at some future date.

For now, the Hazell era at Kent State looks a whole lot like every other era during the last at least the last two decades of losing at Dix Stadium.

Pick a coaching name from the past. From Hazell’s predecessor, Doug Martin, to Dean Pees to Jim Corrigall to Pete Cordelli and Dick Crum.

They all suffered through the same humiliation Hazell experienced on Saturday during a weather-delayed 20-12 loss to Louisiana Lafayette in a nightmare of a home debut at Dix Stadium.