Toledo Rockets Football Schedule
The Toledo Rockets are ready to shoot up the standings this season as they hit
the field to take on some of the best teams in the sport of college football. The Rockets have a wealth of talent that they're
hoping can take them to the top of the standings. Toledo plays in the Mid-American Conference, one of the toughest leagues
in the sport. The Rockets finished third in the West division of the MAC last season after going 5-3 in the conference and
should be able to improve upon that record and secure a higher spot in the standings in 2014. Rockets boasted one of the most
potent rushing attacks in the country, and despite graduating David Fluellen the Rockets will still have an impressive running
game with Kareem Hunt leading the way after running for 866 yards and 6 touchdowns as a freshman. Logan Woodside will be entering
his first year as the starting quarterback and will have the good fortune of being able to target Alonzo Russell who had 728
yards receiving along with 6 touchdowns in 2013. Head coach Matt Campbell has had some time to install his philosophy and
will have his team motivated to work hard and pile up big time wins in the MAC this year. Be there right from the opening
kickoff as the Rockets look to make 2014 a banner year in Toledo. There is a strong returning core that should be able to
dominate this season if everything falls into place and expectations are high on campus as the Rockets get ready to take off
this season. Traditionally the MAC is one of the toughest conferences in all of NCAA football and the Rockets will be looking
for a distinct home field advantage provided by their fans as they look to pile up some big wins. Be there to support the
team this season.
Toledo will face a tough test on September 20th when the Ball State Cardinals come to town. Ball State
is often one of the better teams in the MAC, and that was the case in 2013 when the Cards notched 10 total wins and lost just
a single game in MAC play. Ball State is sure to be a formidable foe yet again this season, and the Rockets are going to have
to play their best to net a victory in this contest. The Rockets could use all the help they can get, which means fans are
going to pack the stands at the Glass Bowl to be a part of the action and cheer the Rockets on to victory.
game will come to the Glass Bowl on November 19th when the Bowling Green Falcons come to Toledo, OH to battle it out on the
field. The Falcons are coming off a 2013 season in which they won 10 games and posted a 7-1 mark in conference play, so they
could very well be one of the best teams in the MAC yet again. The Rockets would love to get a victory against this conference
foe in front of their home fans, especially considering it is their final home game of 2014. Fans will be out in big numbers
for this contest, as it will be the last chance to see the Rockets at the Glass Bowl this season. You can be there in the
stands to witness all of the action first-hand. Check out the full Toledo football home schedule to see the other matchups
facing the Rockets this season.
Toledo Rockets Football History
Toledo Rockets football dates all the
way back to 1917 and the program has had four AP Top 25 finishes in its history. The team is particularly formidable at home
at the Glass Bowl where they have beaten five of the six Top 25 teams they have faced at home. The Rockets' biggest rival
is Bowling Green, and they face off against the Falcons each year in the Battle of I-75. Legendary coach Nick Saban once coached
the Rockets to a 9-2 record in 1990. The team currently calls the MAC home. Although not every college football fan may hold
the MAC in as high regard as other football powerhouses like the Big Ten or the SEC, the MAC has a long and proud history
of college football. In fact, it has earned the nickname of the Conference of Quarterbacks after producing several players
who went on to star in the NFL at the position. The MAC is divided into two divisions the East, which consists of Bowling
Green, Akron, Buffalo, Kent State, Miami (Ohio), Massachusetts, and Ohio, and the West which is made up of Ball State, NIU,
Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Toledo, and Western Michigan. Every game in the MAC is a big time match up and you will
want to be sure to get your tickets well in advance while the best seats are still available. The top teams from the MAC advance
to play in three bowl games per their contract: the GoDaddy.com Bowl, the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, and the Little Caesars
College football is one of the most popular sports in the United States, and
for good reason. These are some of the best amateur athletes in the nation, and they're always ready to give it everything
they've got out on the gridiron. See the Toledo Rockets hit the field this season and battle it out with some of the top teams
in the MAC, and you're sure to understand why the college football experience is so treasured.
When was the Glass Bowl, the home of the Toledo Rockets football team, built?
The answer is 1936,
and it has seen some amazing football games over the years.
Toledo Rockets Football Fans
Fans of the Toledo
Rockets football team are some serious diehards, and they show up in large numbers for each and every home game. That gives
the Rockets a great advantage over visiting teams and helps result in victories every season. Be a part of it and support
the Rockets at home this season.