Making a splash as a Flash

Hard work pays off for former Pulaski Academy QB

Posted: January 4, 2013 at 2:16 a.m.

Kent State quarterback Spencer Keith of Little Rock, a four-year starter for the Golden Flashes, has withstood several challenges but has led his team to its first bowl game in 40 years. In the process, the Golden Flashes have won more games in one season than any Kent State team.

GoDaddy.com Bowl ARKANSAS STATE VS. KENT STATE WHEN 8 p.m. Central Sunday WHERE Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Ala. RECORDS ASU 9-3 ; Kent State 11-2 RADIO KFIN-FM, 107.9, in Jonesboro; KKSP-FM, 93.3, in Bryant/Little Rock TV ESPN MOBILE, Ala. — Kevin Kelley doesn’t struggle to recall Spencer Keith’s most impressive afternoons.

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