Bowling Green coach, Dave Clawson, gets the water bucket dumped on him in the closing seconds of a 24-7 victory over the University of Buffalo at Ralph Wilson Stadium for the MAC East championship, on Friday.
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Ralph Wilson Stadium became a “winter wonderland” for the Bowling Green State University football team Friday.
The Falcons came to the home of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, where snow covered more seats than did warm bodies on a frigid afternoon, and warmed the hearts of fans wearing orange and brown everywhere with a dominating second-half performance.
BG rolled to 338 yards of total offense and 21 points in the second half while limiting Buffalo to 144 yards, to claim a 24-7 victory — and set off a wild celebration. READ MORE.
Two losses to open the regular season dampened expectations for a University of Toledo football team that garnered preseason attention from many national pundits.
Falling to Florida and Missouri, though, is forgivable in just about any year. The two losses to close this 12-game slate are far more troubling.
It’s difficult to argue the Rockets had a good season after Friday’s 31-29 loss at middling Akron on a sub-30 degree afternoon at InfoCision Stadium. Toledo, whose Mid-American Conference title hopes were dashed a week earlier by Northern Illinois, suffered three league losses for the first time since dropping five in Tim Beckman’s first year as coach in 2009. READ MORE.