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No. 24 Toledo tops Kent State 38-7 with tough ground game

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Terry Swanson ran for 161 yards and a touchdown and Kareem Hunt had two scores in leading No. 24 Toledo to a 38-7 win over Kent State on Saturday. Toledo got off to a shaky start, but remained undefeated at 5-0, 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference. Kent State is 2-4, 1-1. The Rockets' Diontae Johnson took the opening kickoff 89 yards for an apparent score, but the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Toledo vs. Kent State: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Who doesn’t like a match-up of two Mid American Conference schools? That is just what we get on Saturday when the No. 24 ranked Toledo Rockets (4-0) host the Kent State Golden Flashes (2-3). Coverage of this contest will air on ESPN3 beginning at 3:00 pm ET from the Glass Bowl. The Odds: At home Toledo is a 15 point favorite against Kent State. The over/under for this contest...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kent St.-Toledo Preview

Toledo vaulted into the AP Top 25 after holding the Mid-American Conference's top rushing team to a minuscule total last weekend. Kent State may have a losing record, but its defense doesn't take a back seat to anybody in the conference. These defensive-minded teams meet Saturday in Toledo, which has captured the last 10 home games against the Golden Flashes dating to 1977. Toledo...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the SEC: Week 5

Nobody really knows what’s happening in college football anymore. Utah might be the best team in the country, Toledo is now ranked, and Iowa, Cal, and Northwestern are all undefeated. I mean going into this season, if you had told me the Toledo Rockets would be ranked, I’d probably laugh in your face…well, they have [&hellip The post Around the SEC: Week 5 appeared first...
Via No Coast Bias
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Toledo releases commemorative T-shirt for Arkansas upset

It’s been nearly a week since the Toledo Rockets pulled off a huge upset over the SEC’s Arkansas Razorbacks and they are still reveling in their huge win. The fans are pretty excited for the team they have in Toledo and they have been given a chance to remember the upset for years to come. According to College Spun, the Rockets released a commemorative T-shirt that features the...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Fanatics Made Awesome T-Shirt Commemorating Toledo’s Upset Over Arkansas

The Arkansas Razorbacks have it hard enough being in the Southeastern Conference. Everyone knows the SEC is the best of the best. But Arkansas Head Coach Brett Bielema watched his team unravel against the Toledo Rockets last Saturday when the Razorbacks lost 16-12. Bielema tried to defend his team’s unexpected loss to Toledo, but while he was busy doing that, ESPN’s Darren Rovell...
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Toledo victory over Arkansas is now on a T-shirt

Last Saturday, one of the biggest upset that day was when the Arkansas Razorbacks fell to the Toledo Rockets 16 to 12. The Razorbacks were expected to complete for the SEC west crown and they still might but many have counted them out. While other SEC fanbases continue to remind Arkansas of that terrible lost, Toledo has is making sure everyone remembers their victory. Toledo now...
Via No Guts, No Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Toledo named National Team of the Week after big upset

The Toledo Rockets pulled off a huge upset against the then-18th ranked Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday. Them pulled out a 16-12 win over the Bret Bielema-led team and it has earned them National Team of the Week honors. According to the Football Writers’ Association of America, Toledo was selected as the AutoNation National Team of the Week over BYU, Eastern Michigan, and Bowling...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former ‘Bama QB named starter at Toledo…again

Former Alabama quarterback Phillip Ely has been named the starter for the Toledo Rockets in 2015, one year after he started the team’s first two games before tearing his ACL. The development was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. A former three-star recruit at Tampa’s Plant Senior High School, Ely was buried on the bench in Tuscaloosa, appearing in...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo suspends two players for first two games of 2015

The Toledo Rockets have suspended two players for the team’s first two games of the 2015 season for what is being called a violation of team policy. Per ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, those two players are running back Kareem Hunt and defensive end Allen Covington. Toledo starting DE Allen Covington & RB Kareem Hunt suspended 1st 2 games vs. Stony Brook & Arkansas for violating...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo suspends Kareem Hunt for 2 games

Toledo will be without one of the top running backs in the MAC, and perhaps the nation, when the Rockets head to Arkansas in Week 2. Kareem Hunt has been suspended for the first two games of the 2015 season for a violation of team policy. Also suspended for the first two games is  defensive end Allen Covington. Hunt was the leading rusher in the MAC last season with 1,631 yards...
Via The Student Section
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 48 Toledo

Toledo Rockets 2014 Record: 9-4 overall, 7-1 MAC (won bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Will the Rockets win the MAC Championship? From 1997-2004, Toledo was the best program in the Mid-American Conference. During this highly successful stretch, the Rockets captured two league championships (2001, 2004) and won their division five times. The past ten years have been a completely different...
Via The Student Section
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Toledo throws down awesome one-handed alley-oop on inbounds play

The Toledo Rockets got to the #2 spot in the SportsCenter Top Ten with this fantastic one-handed alley-oop on an inbounds play! Oh yeah, they also won the game.
Via The Student Section
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Toledo will wear “Glass City” uniforms tonight to honor servicemen

From The one-time use, dark grey uniforms with blue and gold trim will include a special helmet decal with Toledo’s familiar Glass City nickname, as well as those same words across the front jersey chest. The uniform’s shoulder, number pattern and pants all include a new shattered glass-inspired pattern, specifically developed for UT by Under Armour “We wanted...
Via The Student Section
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Toledo Football Announces Special “Glass City” Uniforms For Game Against Bowling Green

There’s a huge game in the MAC tonight, as the Toledo Rockets will take on the Bowling Green Falcons. Both teams have one conference loss, and while Bowling Green has the MAC East locked up, Toledo would be eliminated from the MAC West race if it loses. To do something special for tonight’s contest, Toledo announced that it will wear special “Glass City” uniforms. The school...
Via College Spun
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bold move has paid off for Toledo, Pearson

CLEVELAND - Sometimes, big-shot high school star goes off to college with big dreams and big visions, and it just doesn't click. Said big shot packs his bags, takes some time to reflect and needs a new start. It was kind of like that with Rian Pearson. Except it wasn't. "It didn't click with Rian right away," Toledo coach Tod Kowalczyk said, "and that&...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo stacking up wins, unfazed by 'other stuff'

TOLEDO, Ohio -- There's still a lot of season left and there are still obstacles of both the foreseeable and unpredictable variety to overcome. Toledo has a pretty good darn good basketball team, one that looks good enough to overcome a bunch of them. One that looks like it's capable of winning bigger games and bigger prizes from here. The Rockets haven't yet cracked...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo suspends leading scorer after DUI charge

Toledo will play Wednesday night's key Mid-American Conference game against Ohio without leading scorer Justin Drummond, who has been suspended after being charged with driving under the influence on Saturday night. Drummond is averaging 14.6 points per game for the 20-3 Rockets. "Although I remain 100 percent supportive of Justin, our players are held to high standards...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Toledo’s Buzzer-Beater Last Night Eerily Similar To Bryce Drew’s NCAA Game-Winner

The circumstances may have been a bit different, but the buzzer-beater that Toledo’s Julius Brown pulled off last night brought back memories of one of the most incredible finishes in NCAA tournament history. With two seconds to play in a tie-game against Buffalo, senior Matt Smith inbounded the ball the nearly the length of the court via baseball pass to sophomore Nathan Boothe...
Via College Spun
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo edges RMU 80-77 to remain undefeated

Rian Pearson scored 19 points and Justin Drummond and Julius Brown each had 16 as Toledo edged Robert Morris 80-77 Saturday to remain undefeated. Drummond hit four free throws for Toledo (8-0) in the game's final minute, including two with 25 seconds remaining to extend the Rockets' lead to 80-77. Anthony Myers-Pate then committed a turnover for Robert Morris (3-7), but...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pearson scores 30, Toledo rolls past Detroit 91-75

Rian Pearson poured in 30 points, sank five 3-pointers and hauled in eight rebounds to lead Toledo past Detroit 91-75 Wednesday night. The Rockets (7-0) used an early 17-0 run ignited by a jumper and a three-point play from Nathan Boothe, and Pearson netted four 3-pointers in the first half to help Toledo coast to a 56-39 advantage at the break. They shot 52.7 percent for the game...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football: Northern Illinois and Toledo

Morning Kids Northern Illinois is putting their perfect season on the line against Toledo, being played in Toledo, Ohio Toledo is wearing - Blue Helmets with the Pink Cancer ribbon, and  blue with pink trim jerseys. Northern Illinois is wearing White jerseys, with dark Helmets. Orange trim ***FIRST QUARTER** Northern Illinois – 7 and Toledo – 3 13:34 – James Spencer...
Via In The Neutral Zone
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Toledo Rockets unveil “Power in Pink” uniform for NIU game

It appears the Toledo Rockets were unaware that last month was Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  For their game on Wednesday night against Northern Illinois, they unveiled their “Power in Pink” uniforms.  The jerseys are a pretty cool design, making sure to incorporate plenty of Breast Cancer Awareness ribbons to make up the pink parts of the uniform and even putting them on...
Via Diehardsport
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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