KENT, Ohio -- Seated on the second floor of Laziza, a downtown Mediterranean-style restaurant, Darrell Hazell and a handful of his Kent State football players warmly welcomed a steady stream of fans wearing blue-and-gold attire. They wanted keepsakes from a memorable 2012 season. They came from all around Northeast Ohio -- some even farther -- seeking autographs on posters, footballs and T-shirts. Hazell posed for pictures with children of all ages, and even some adults. They had a chance to interact and say thank you to the man who quickly reversed the fortunes of a downtrodden program...
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