Toledo at Ball State
■ Time: 3 p.m.
■ Records: UT is 2-2, 1-0 MAC; BSU is 3-1, 1-0
■ Radio: 1370
■ Series: UT leads 29-18-1
■ Favorite: BSU by 2
■ Notes: The winner will take the overall lead in the MAC West. Three-time defending champion Northern Illinois won’t open conference play until next week. ... BSU is the only FBS team to score touchdowns on its opening drive in all four games. East Carolina and Baylor have scored TDs in the opening drive of the three games they’ve played. ... UT is tied for first in the nation in sacks allowed (0.5), having surrendered just two sacks through four games. ... With seven yards running David Fluellen will tie Casey McBeth (2,719) for fifth all-time at Toledo. Last week Bernard Reedy moved into fifth in receiving yards with 2,192. ... BSU ranks first in the MAC in scoring offense (42.2) and passing offense (336 ypg). The Cardinals twice have scored 50 or more points, equaling the program record of the 1965 team. ... UT quarterback Terrance Owens (knee) is expected to start after coming off the bench in last week’s win at Central Michigan. ... Rockets safety Jordan Haden (clavicle) could make his season debut.
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