Game Times Announced for 2013 Rocket Football Home Contests
TOLEDO, OH - The University of Toledo announced kickoff times for all its home football games for the 2013 season today. The home opener vs. Eastern Washington on Saturday, Sept. 14 will kick off at 7:00 p.m., as will Saturday matchups vs. Navy on Oct. 19 and Eastern Michigan on Nov. 2. The Homecoming game vs. Western Michigan on Saturday, Oct. 5 is slated to begin at 3:00 p.m.
The Rockets will host two mid-week games in November, vs. Buffalo on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU or ESPN3), and vs. Northern Illinois on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2). Game times for contests at Florida (Aug. 31), Missouri (Sept. 7), Bowling Green (Oct. 26) and Akron (Nov. 29) will be announced later.
Toledo is coming off a 9-4 season in 2012 (7-1 MAC), its third straight winning campaign and third consecutive year appearing in a bowl game. The Rockets return six All-MAC players, including senior wide receiver/returner Bernard Reedy (88 receptions, four TDs off returns) and senior running back David Fluellen (1,498 yards rushing).
Rocket football season ticket orders are being taken now, including the Ultimate Fan Plan for just $65. Call 419-530-GOLD (4653) for more information.