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BGSU going to Little Caesar's Bowl; UT not offered postseason berth

Falcons accept bid for Dec. 26 contest at Ford Field in Detroit

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BOWLING GREEN — The Bowling Green State University football has accepted a bid to the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, the school announced today.

An opponent for the Falcons, who are 10-3 this season, has not been announced. The game will be held on Thursday, Dec. 26 at 6 p.m. at Ford Field in Detroit.

This will be the 11th bowl bid in the program's history and the third in five seasons under coach Dave Clawson.

This also will be the second time the Falcons have played in this bowl. In 2003 BG knocked off Northwestern 28-24 in the bowl, which was then known as the Motor City Bowl.

Contact John Wagner at:, 419-724-6481 or on Twitter @jwagnerblade.


TOLEDO — The University of Toledo will not play in a bowl game, The Blade has learned.

Coach Matt Campbell is expected to address the media this afternoon.

The Rockets finish the season 7-5 overall and 5-3 in the Mid-American Conference.

Contact Ryan Autullo at:, 419-724-6160 or on Twitter @AutulloBlade.

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