Gabbert finished 26-of-51 for 405 yards, four TDs and two interceptions. The junior also rushed for a 9-yard score with 10:03 left to get trim Kent State’s lead to 41-38.
After linebacker Ivan Pace Jr. stuffed the Golden Flashes on fourth-and-1 from the Miami 15, Gabbert led the RedHawks on a 17-play, 80-yard, game-tying drive that Graham Nicholson capped with a 20-yard field goal with 4 seconds to play to knot the game at 41. Nicholson had four field goals.
Gabbert tossed TD passes to Walker (2 receptions, 35 yards), Kenny Tracy (5-104), Jack Coldiron (5-83) and Jack Sorenson (4-81). Mac Hippenhammer also had seven receptions for 90 yards for Miami.
The teams combined for a whopping 1,191 yards of offense (Kent State 642, Miami 549) and 63 first downs (KSU 32, Miami 31). The Golden Flashes average 7.6 yards per play, Miami 6.7. Miami came into the game as the top scoring defnese in the MAC (21.6 points per game) and the third-ranked squad in yards allowed (348.3) per game.
The Golden Flashes amassed 303 yards rushing on 51 carries (5.9 yards per carry). Xavier Williams led the way with 168 yards and two TDs on 13 attempts. Marquez Cooper added 126 yards and a score on 24 carries. Williams had TD runs of 79 and 50 yards.
Crum finished 23-of-32 for 317 yards, two TDs and two interceptions. He also rushed for a score.