TOLEDO, OH - Senior quarterback Aaron Opelt is Toledo's Athlete of the Week after earning MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week for a second straight week.
A native of Fremont, OH, Opelt accounted for six touchdowns, four passing and two rushing in a 54-38 win over Colorado. Opelt completed 15-of-23 passes for 319 yards and tied his career high with four touchdown tosses. He finished the victory with a career-high 428 all-purpose yards (319 passing, career-high 109 rushing), tallying the third-most yards in a single contest in school history. One of his rushing TDs came on a career-long 61-yard run.
The Rockets are back in action on Saturday, Sept. 19 when they take on No. 11 Ohio State at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Kickoff time is set for Noon.