Toledo owes Western Michigan an upset… or two

Looking back at recent college football history, it’s safe to say that Toledo is due to upset Western Michigan on Friday evening. That’s not to say that defeating the Broncos will be an easy task. It won’t be. After all, Western Michigan enters the game with a perfect record, including two wins over Big Ten opponents. In addition, the Bronco offense is one of the most explosive...
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November 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Fleck, W. Michigan look to 'row the boat' vs. Toledo

Since his arrival at Western Michigan in December 2012, coach P.J. Fleck urged everyone associated with his program to "Row the Boat" - and the philosophy has brought the No. 14 Broncos into uncharted waters. Western Michigan hosts Toledo on Friday (5 p.m. ET, ESPNU) in what amounts to the Mid-American Conference West Division title game. The winner advances to the MAC championship...
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November 22, 2016

Toledo beats Ball State to set up MAC showdown with Western Michigan

The Toledo Rockets defeated Ball State 37-19 to set up a de facto MAC West title game with Western Michigan. Make no mistake about it: this was a big win for Jason Candle’s squad. Sure, Ball State entered this contest with a 4-6 record, but the Cardinals have a knack for upsetting Toledo when the Rockets are having a strong season. That was certainly the case in 1997, 2001, and...
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November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Newkirk, Kimble help St. Joseph's beat Toledo 77-76

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Shavar Newkirk scored 28 points and Lamarr Kimble added 16 - both career highs - to help Saint Joseph's hold on for a 77-76 win over Toledo in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night. Newkirk hit 9 of 16 from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, with a career-best seven rebounds and three assists. James Demery added 11 points and tied a...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Some early NBA trends to watch

The NBA has been back in our lives for over two weeks and this year is already more lit than even the most optimistic observers could have guessed. Fears of a joyless march to Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers III have proven greatly exaggerated. Instead, this season is already shaping up to be the most fun in recent memory. Let's check in on a few storylines.The Wild...
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November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Toledo Rockets rally to defeat Northern Illinois, keep MAC West title hopes alive

The Toledo Rockets rallied in the second half to defeat Northern Illinois 31-24, keeping their hopes of a MAC West title alive. That’s not to say that UT was perfect in this game. It wasn’t. The Rocket defense had absolutely no answers for NIU’s Kenny Golladay, who caught 14 passes for 149 yards and a touchdown. It also had trouble stopping the run, as Ryan Graham and Joel...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Woodside rallies Toledo past Northern Illinois 31-24

CHICAGO (AP) Kareem Hunt ran for 122 yards and scored a touchdown with 1:15 left in Toledo's 31-24 comeback victory over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night in NIU's Chi-Town Showdown at the Chicago White Sox's Guaranteed Rate Field. Logan Woodside threw for three touchdowns in the second half after entering the game with 34, tied with Jake Browning of No. 4 Washington for the...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Toledo Rockets crush Akron, keep hopes of winning the MAC West alive

The Toledo Rockets crushed the Akron Zips 48-17, keeping their hopes of winning the MAC West championship alive. Make no mistake about it: this was an impressive victory for Toledo. After all, the Zips came into this contest as one of the better offensive teams in the MAC, ranking 23rd nationally in yards per play, and 33rd in passing yards per game. With that type of explosiveness...
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November 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Hunt moves into 2nd on Toledo's rushing list, Rockets win

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Logan Woodside threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns, and Kareem Hunt ran for 136 yards and a score to help Toledo beat Akron 48-17 on Wednesday night. Toledo led by just 10 points at halftime, but scored on its first four possessions of the second half. Hunt had a short touchdown run, Terry Swanson caught a pass out of the backfield for a 10-yard TD, Zach...
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November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Woodside finds Thompson for 4 TDs, Toledo beats CMU 31-17

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Logan Woodside and receiver Cody Thompson connected seven times for 122 yards and four touchdowns to help Toledo beat Central Michigan 31-17 on Saturday. It was the second-best scoring game for a wide receiver in program history, trailing just Eric Page with five scores in 2011. Woodside found Thompson for two 16-yard touchdowns - on back-shoulder throws - in...
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October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Toledo rallies past Bowling Green 42-35, unbeaten in MAC

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Kareem Hunt scored from the 3 with 18 seconds left to play as Toledo snapped a late tie and rallied past Bowling Green 42-35 in a Mid-American Conference showdown on Saturday. The win lifts the Rockets to 5-1, 2-0 MAC as the teams packed 42 points into the game's final 15:02. Hunt gained 99 yards on 25 carries. Bowling Green (1-6, 0-3) scored consecutive touchdowns...
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October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Woodside tosses 4 TDs passes, Toledo tops E. Michigan 35-20

YPSIALNTI, Mich. (AP) Logan Woodside threw four touchdown passes, including a 12-yard fade route to Corey Jones with 2:37 left, and Toledo outlasted Eastern Michigan 35-20 on Saturday. Woodside finished 25 of 31 for 247 yards, while Kareem Hunt rushed for 141 yards on 29 carries with a touchdown for Toledo (4-1, 1-0 Mid-American). Woodside's 15-yard touchdown pass to Michael...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Williams has 5 TDs; Almond's FG lifts BYU over Toledo 55-53

PROVO, Utah (AP) Jamaal Williams ran for a program record five touchdowns and a career-high 286 yards, and Rhett Almond chipped in a 19-yard field goal as time expired to lift BYU over Toledo 55-53 on Friday night. There were eight lead changes in the second half. Logan Woodside matched a career-best with five touchdown passes and a school-record 505 yards passing to lead Toledo...
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October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Woodside throws 4 TDs, Toledo rolls over Fresno State 52-17

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Logan Woodside hit three different receivers for touchdowns, throwing for four scores and 239 yards overall to lead Toledo to a 52-17 victory over Fresno State on Saturday. Toledo opened the scoring when Woodside passed to Cody Thompson, who finished with 102 yards receiving, at Fresno State's 20. Thompson skirted two tacklers and got into the corner of the end...
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September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Woodside throws 4 TDs to lead Toledo past Maine 45-3

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Logan Woodside threw touchdowns to four different receivers and Toledo rolled to a 45-3 win over Maine on Saturday night. Woodside finished 13 of 25 for 329 yards and one interception as the Rockets (2-0) rolled up 516 yards of total offense. Maine opened the scoring before Woodside went to work. He found Corey Jones for an 85-yard score in the first quarter...
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September 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Toledo Dominates Third Down, Defeats Arkansas State

Paced by a young, but talented defense and an efficient offense, Toledo defeated Arkansas State 31-10 on Friday night. Make no mistake about it: this is a big win for the Rockets. Sure, Toledo had won the last two meetings in this series, but the Red Wolves are a much better team this year. Given that the Rockets had to replace 12 starters this season – including eight on defense...
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September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Toledo overpowers Arkansas State in 31-10 win

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Logan Woodside passed for three touchdowns and a career-high 371 yards Friday night to lead Toledo to a 31-10 win over Arkansas State in the season opener for both teams. Woodside hit 23 of his 31 throws and got help from Cody Thompson, who hauled in five of the passes for a career-high 174 yards, including a touchdown and a 54-yard grab in the third quarter...
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September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

CSU Football, Toledo to play home-and-home in near future

  While it seems like the offseason is upon us, Joe Parker has been hard at work scheduling future opponents while Colorado State Football is busy preparing during spring football. Today, the school announced CSU will play a home-and-home against Toledo in 2019 and then in 2021. The 2019 game will be in Fort Collins, at the on-campus stadium, while 2021 will be played in Toledo’s...
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April 18, 2016

Toledo cancels spring game due to snowstorm

This year’s weather has been pretty crazy so far and it looks like it has taken a big toll on one MAC team. The Toledo Rockets announced Saturday morning that the program would be canceling its spring game due to a snowstorm. The Rockets were hoping to use this as an opportunity to get acclimated to their new head coach, Matt Candle. Toledo did announce that a youth football...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan tops Toledo 69-60 in 1st round of MAC

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Raven Lee had 19 points with four steals and No. 8 seed Eastern Michigan forced 19 turnovers in a 69-60 victory over ninth-seeded Toledo on Monday night in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament. Eastern Michigan's defense came up with 17 steals, including one on three-straight possessions late in the game. Toledo turned it over on an...
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March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Michigan rallies to beat Toledo 79-75

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Raven Lee scored 26 points and made 10 of 12 free throws and Eastern Michigan rallied to beat Toledo 79-75 on Friday night to earn a home game in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Monday. Trailing by 35-31 at halftime, Eastern Michigan rallied to a 59-58 lead on Tim Bond's dunk, then led 65-61 on Brandon Nazione's jumper with 5:23 left...
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilder, Haymond lead Western Michigan past Toledo 70-64

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Thomas Wilder scored 18 points and Tucker Haymond added 18 more off the bench as Western Michigan came on late to defeat Toledo 70-64 on Tuesday night. Western Michigan (12-18, 6-11 Mid-American) was trailing by six points with less than nine minutes to play when the Broncs started to rally. Wilder scored on a layup with 5:45 left for a 57-56 lead and Haymond...
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Central Michigan hangs on to beat Toledo, 76-74

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Chris Fowler scored 20 points and Central Michigan hung on down the stretch to beat Toledo 76-74 on Saturday night. John Simons finished with 19 points and nine rebounds and Luke Meyer added 12 points for the Chippewas (16-13, 9-7 MAC). Central Michigan never trailed over the final 9:07 of the game, but likewise never held more than a six-point lead. Fowler...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Toledo WR Alonzo Russell

With the offseason now in full swing, we have turned our attention to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the college prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Toledo WR Alonzo Russell appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Boothe, Navigato help Toledo upset Ball State 77-67

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Nathan Boothe scored 23 points and Nate Navigato added 19 with five 3-pointers off the bench as Toledo, coming off two losses, upset division leader Ball State 77-67 Tuesday night. The Rockets surged to a 47-38 lead in the final six minutes of the first half on a 16-7 run. Ball State swiftly cut the gap to 47-46, holding Toledo scoreless for two-and-a-half minutes...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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