Toledo pulls away from Eastern Michigan
Ypsilanti — Logan Woodside threw four touchdown passes, including a 12-yard fade route to Corey Jones with 2:37 left, and Toledo outlasted Eastern Michigan, 35-20, on Saturday.
Woodside finished 25-of-31 for 247 yards, while Kareem Hunt rushed for 141 yards on 29 carries with a touchdown for the Rockets (4-1, 1-0 Mid-American).
Brogan Roback went 20-of-38 for 255 yards, one touchdown and an interception for Eastern Michigan (4-2, 1-1), which gained just 62 yards on the ground.
Woodside’s 15-yard touchdown pass to Michael Roberts at the start of the fourth quarter put Toledo up 28-13.
EMU responded with an eight-play, 75-yard drive, culminating with Roback’s 5-yard touchdown toss to Antoine Porter to make it a one-score game with 8:43 left.
The Rockets then went 83 yards in 14 plays, ending with Jones’ touchdown reception. On the next possession, DeJuan Rogers picked off Roback to seal it.
Antoine Roberts caught six passes for 50 yards and a touchdown for Eastern Michigan. Breck Turner ran 10 times for 21 yards and a touchdown.
Paul Bricano kicked field goals of 34 and 44 yards as the Eagles drew within 7-6 in the third quarter.