Rockets prepare to open MAC play with Saturday’s game against Ball State

Rockets prepare to open MAC play with Saturday’s game against Ball State

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Take everything that has happened over the last three weeks to the University of Toledo football team (1-2), crumple it all up into a ball and throw it away. It doesn’t matter, it’s done and the team is moving forward. The real meat of the Rockets’ 2014 schedule starts with Saturday’s game... Read more »

Robert Hearons: Toledo’s offense an advantage during MAC play

Robert Hearons: Toledo’s offense an advantage during MAC play

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

When the team you root for loses in a route, it proves very difficult to identify positive signs or takeaways ­­— if any even exist — and apply them to next week. With a 41-14 score at the half and a blowout looming, I assumed the University of Toledo’s eventual 58-34 Friday night loss to... Read more »

Leaders in consistency

Leaders in consistency

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
Filed under Sports

If you know University of Toledo football, you know the names Greg Mancz and Jeremiah Detmer. And if you know football in general, you know this is not ordinary. Offensive linemen and kickers don’t become the faces of football programs, but that rule couldn’t be any further from the truth at... Read more »

Weekly Launch

Weekly Launch

Marcus Dodson, Sports Reporter
September 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The University of Toledo football team is on the hunt for a MAC title, and the IC Sports staff is here to bring you all this year's action as it happens. This is Weekly Launch, a feature counting down the top UT stories heading into each new week of the season. Nothing guaranteed... Read more »

Rockets ran over in first road game of season

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Most of the best words describing Toledo’s Friday night 58-34 road loss to Cincinnati are unprintable due to their profane nature. It started as a blowout, turned into a shootout, reverted to a blowout and, for a Rockets’ team looking for momentum, there were too many three and outs. “We... Read more »

UT hits the road

UT hits the road

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

Toledo’s quarterback competition has officially been reopened. This time, however, the battle is between two signal callers instead of three. The Rockets (1-1) have lost junior QB Phillip Ely to a season-ending ACL tear sustained during last Saturday’s 49-24 loss to Missouri. Toledo head coach... Read more »

Ely set the bar for UT’s signal callers

Ely set the bar for UT’s signal callers

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

  Phillip Ely knew he was hurt one play earlier than anyone else did last Saturday against Missouri. Well, that isn’t totally true. His coach had a feeling something was wrong, asking the junior transfer from the University of Alabama if he needed to come out when Ely came to the sidelines... Read more »

Sophomore wide receiver Jones is focused on game, not distractions

Robert Hearons, Associate Sports Editor
September 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

On game days, it’s all business for University of Toledo sophomore wide receiver Corey Jones. On his off days? Well, it’s all business then, too. A four-star recruit coming out of high school, Jones stepped onto campus last fall as Scout.com’s 41st ranked wide receiver recruit in the country. But... Read more »

Weekly Launch

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 8, 2014
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo football team is on the hunt for a MAC title, and the IC Sports staff is here to bring you all this year's action as it happens. This is Weekly Launch, a feature counting down the top UT stories heading into each new week of the season. Ely, Jeppeson out for... Read more »

Rockets mauled 49-24 by Pinkel’s Tigers

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

The University of Toledo football program lost more than a nationally televised game Saturday afternoon in the Glass Bowl. UT suffered a shakeup at the quarterback position during a 49-24 defeat at the hands of No. 24 Missouri when junior signal caller Phillip Ely went out with a knee injury late... Read more »

Kareem Hunt happy to take center stage in UT rushing attack

Kareem Hunt happy to take center stage in UT rushing attack

Blake Bacho, Sports Editor
September 2, 2014
Filed under Sports

University of Toledo sophomore running back Kareem Hunt was never going to tiptoe quietly through his collegiate career. When a guy shows up as a high school senior on his official campus visit wearing a hoody emblazoned with the slogan ‘You’ve just got Kareemed,’ it kind of throws the possibility... Read more »

A letter to the University of Toledo student body

A letter to the University of Toledo student body

Matt Campbell, University of Toledo head football coach
September 2, 2014
Filed under Sports

To all University of Toledo students, On behalf of the coaches and players on the University of Toledo football team, I would like to personally... Read more »