COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: Terrance Owens is tackled by John Simon #54 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Johnathan Hankins #52 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the fourth quarter on September 10, 2011 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Toledo 27-22. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
Last week the Toledo Rockets went into Columbus and almost shocked Ohio State. They'll try to take down another giant this week when they host Boise State.
Despite the fact that they lost last week, no one wants to play Toledo right now. The Rockets went into Columbus and nearly shocked the Ohio State Buckeyes. Couple that with their dominant 58-22 win over New Hampshire in the first week and the Boise State Broncos suddenly find themselves in a much tougher game that they initially expected.
When the Rockets and Broncos meet on Friday night in the Glass Bowl, the Rockets will be looking to prove last week wasn't a fluke as well as avenge a 57-14 shellacking courtesy of Boise last season.
Toledo will try to replicate its giant-defeating process. WR Eric Page is as explosive as any player in the country and if the Broncos can't contain him, they'll get in trouble real quick.
For the Broncos, a road win here helps their case to remain among the elite teams at the top of the rankings. Suddenly, a win over Toledo means something.
Game date, time: 8:00 pm ET, Friday, September 16th
Location: Glass Bowl, Toledo, Ohio
TV channel: ESPN
Spread: Boise State favored by 19.5
Series history: Boise State leads 1-0
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