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College football: Toledo vs. NIU

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University of Toledo WR Eric Page (12) scores a touchdown against Northern Illinois LB Jordan Delegal (29) during the first quarter Tuesday.

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Northern Illinois kickoff returner Tommylee Lewis (80) returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown against the University of Toledo during the first quarter Tuesday.

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University of Toledo RB Adonis Thomas (24) runs the ball against Northern Illinois defender Pat Schiller (53) during the first quarter Tuesday.

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Northern Illinois kickoff returner Tommylee Lewis (80) returns a second kickoff for a touchdown against the University of Toledo kicker Jeremiah Detmer (85) during the first quarter Tuesday.

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University of Toledo WR Kenny Stafford (7) is stopped by Northern Illinois defenders Jhony Faustin (28) and Stephen O'Neal (69) during the first quarter Tuesday.

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Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish (12) throws the ball against the University of Toledo during the second quarter Tuesday.

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University of Toledo head coach Tim Beckman looks at the scoreboard during the second quarter Tuesday.

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University of Toledo RB David Fluellen (22) runs the bal against Northern Illinois during the second quarter Tuesday.

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NIU runningback Jasmin Hopkins (25) outpaces the Toledo defense during the third quarter.

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NIU wide receiver Da'ron Brown (4) scores a touchdown against Toledo's Ross Madison (21) in the third quarter, making the score 35-31 after the field goal.

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The Rockets take a 38-35 lead over the Huskies with a touchdown by Eric Page (12) despite NIU's Jimmie Ward's (15) attempt to stop him in the third quarter.

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Toledo quarterback Austin Dantin (4) runs the ball against the Huskies.

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NIU's Willie Clark (10) celebrates a touchdown against Toledo and a lead of 49-41 with Chandler Harnish (12) and Keith Otis (68) in the fourth quarter

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UT's Eric Page(12) returns a kickoff for long yardage against Northern Illinois.

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Toledo head coach Tim Beckman watches his team closely in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. The Rockets led 60-56 with just over four minutes left in the game.

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UT coach Tim Beckman questions a official during the fourth quarter.

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Northern Illinois receiver Perez Ashford (7) catches the ball to score in the final seconds in the fourth quarter. The touchdown and extra point put NIU ahead of Toledo 63-60 to win the game.

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