For years they suited up for the Stow-Munroe Falls Bulldogs, and now, six players will be on the Kent State sideline in the football team's first bowl game in 40 years.
The Golden Flashes arrived in Mobile, AL this week to play in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 9 p.m.
The game will be aired on ESPN.
A handful of Golden Flashes are from right here in Stow.
Nick Conrad, Andrew Horning, Mike Levandowski, Pat McShane, Johnny Simon and Nate Vance are all on the Kent State roster.
Conrad, a sophomore linebacker, has nine career tackles for the Golden Flashes in 20 games over two seasons.
Horning, a punter, is a red-shirted sophomore. He's only played in one game over his two years.
Red shirted in his 2009 season, Levandowski plays the tight end spot for Kent State but hasn't played in any games.
Simon was redshirted his freshman season and has only played one game in 2012. He is currently a sophomore.
Vance, a redshirt sophomore, has played in nine career games as a defensive end, earning four total tackles.
McShane, a junior offensive lineman, has played in 12 games this season after transferring from Indiana University. He graduated from Walsh Jesuit High School.