Scores

Final

Toledo 41

(1-1, 1-0 MAC)

E Michigan 17

(1-2, 0-1 MAC)

12:00 PM ET, September 13, 2008

Rynearson Stadium, Ypsilanti, MI

1 2 3 4 T
TOL 14 0 27 041
EMU 0 7 0 1017

Top Performers

Passing: A. Opelt (TOL) - 114 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Collins (TOL) - 19 CAR, 168 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: S. Williams (TOL) - 3 REC, 48 YDS, 2 TD

Toledo 41, E. Michigan 17

Associated Press

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YPSILANTI, Mich. -- DaJuane Collins rushed for a career-high 168 yards and two touchdowns to lead Toledo past Eastern Michigan 41-17 on Saturday.

Playing in heavy rain for most of the first three quarters, the teams combined for eight turnovers.

The Rockets (1-1, 1-0 Mid-American) took advantage, scoring 21 points off five turnovers by Eastern Michigan (1-2, 0-1). Collins scored on runs of 19 and 4 yards in the first quarter.

Aaron Opelt helped Toledo open up a 34-7 lead with three touchdown passes in the first seven minutes of the third quarter, including back-to-back scoring strikes to Stephen Williams. Opelt completed 8-of-18 passes for 114 yards, while Williams finished with a team-high three receptions for 48 yards.

Dwayne Priest led the Eagles with 80 yards rushing on 13 carries, while Terrence Blevins carried the ball 15 times for 21 yards and scored both of Eastern Michigan's touchdowns. Kyle McMahon was 11-for-18 for 125 yards and an interception.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOL
EMU
1st Downs1918
Total Yards347265
Passing114131
Rushing233134
Penalties7-508-77
3rd Down Conversions3-86-15
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers35
Possession24:5635:04

Passing Leaders

ToledoC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Opelt8/181146.331
Eastern MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McMahon11/181287.101

Rushing Leaders

ToledoCARYDSAVGTDLG
Collins191688.8249
Williams9353.9112
Eastern MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Priest13806.2018
McMahon13624.8014

Receiving Leaders

ToledoRECYDSAVGTDLG
Williams34816.0229
Moore24221.0039
Eastern MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Stone57214.4025
White4348.5015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTOLEMU
TD11:35Dajuane Collins 19 Yd Run (Alex Steigerwald Kick) 70
TD02:20Dajuane Collins 4 Yd Run (Alex Steigerwald Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERTOLEMU
TD06:00Terrence Blevins 1 Yd Run (Joe Carithers Kick) 147
THIRD QUARTERTOLEMU
TD12:50Robin Bailey 14 Yd Pass From Aaron Opelt (Alex Steigerwald Kick) 217
TD10:49Stephen Williams 29 Yd Pass From Aaron Opelt (Alex Steigerwald Kick) 287
TD08:18Stephen Williams 11 Yd Pass From Aaron Opelt (Pat Failed) 347
TD02:27Morgan Williams 9 Yd Run (Alex Steigerwald Kick) 417
FOURTH QUARTERTOLEMU
FG12:18Joe Carithers 30 Yd 4110
TD03:44Terrence Blevins 2 Yd Run (Joe Carithers Kick) 4117