“The growth of the Kent State football program during Sean’s tenure has been remarkable,” athletic director Randale Richmond said Monday. “Sean has continued to build this program in a fashion that ensures success not just for the present, but for years to come.”
Before coming to Kent State, Lewis was an assistant at Eastern Illinois, Bowling Green and Syracuse.
Under Lewis, the Golden Flashes have had back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since 1976-77.
“I’ve said from the beginning how special this place is, and we are just getting started,” said Lewis, who played tight end at Wisconsin. “We have an amazing staff and a special group of young men here in our locker room. There’s still a lot of work to be done to realize all we’re capable of doing.”
Last season, the Golden Flashes led Division I in total offense (606.5 yards per game) and scoring offense (49.7 points per game).
Kent State opens the 2021 season at Texas A&M on Sept. 4.
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