Edelman carried 11 times for 71 yards including a 7-yard score, Muldrow scored on a 31-yard play the only time he ran it and Flowers counted a 5-yard touchdown run among his 17 carries for 54 yards for the Golden Flashes (1-2). Nate Breed added a 43-yard field goal.
Riley Flickinger's 23-yard field goal provided the points for Delaware State (1-1).
Kent State had a 215-99 advantage in rushing yardage and each one of their touchdown drives covered at least 62 yards.
The Golden Flashes' defense harassed Hornets quarterback Anthony Glaud, sacking him four times for 27 yards in losses. Glaud completed 24-of-39 passes for 247 yards with an interception.
Edelman completed 10-of-20 passes for 113 yards with two interceptions, with Anthony Magazu hitting 3-of-5 for 65 yards.