KENT, Ohio (AP) Trent Steelman and Brian Cobbs each scored two of Army’s six rushing touchdowns and the Black Knights became bowl eligible with a 45-28 win over Kent State on Saturday.
The Black Knights (6-4) have not played in a bowl since going 10-2 in 1996.
Army ran for 233 yards against the Golden Flashes (4-6), who came in allowing 69.4 yards rushing a game, best in the nation. The Black Knights have run for at least 225 in all 10 games.
Steelman scored on runs of 2 and 3 yards and went 9 of 10 passing for a season-high 149 yards. Cobbs scored from 2 and 3 yards. Jared Hasin and Raymond Maples also scored TDs and Alex Carlton kicked a 49-yard field goal for Army.
Kent State’s highlight was a 72-yard TD pass from Giorgio Morgan to Tyshon Goode. The Golden Flashes lost one fumble and threw three interceptions.