The Toledo Rockets (8-4, 7-1 MAC) look to shake off the rust after an astounding five-week layoff as they take the field against the Arkansas State RedWolves (7-5, 5-3 Sun Belt) in the 2014 GoDaddy.com Bowl.
The Rockets finished 2nd in a competitive MAC West, even with a rotating door at quarterback, as Phillip Ely, Logan Woodside, Julian Michel, and even wide receiver Dwight Macon taking snaps this season. The RedWolves, meanwhile, are on yet another coach, and have made the GoDaddy.com Bowl for the third yearsin a row.
Where: Ladd-Pebbles Stadium (max capacity: 40,000.) Mobile, Alabama
When: Jan. 4, 2015 at 9 p.m. EST
TV: ESPN. Allen Bestwick, Ray Bentley, and Quint Kessenich are on the call. Bestwick, normally a NASCAR play-by-play announcer, will be making his football debut.
Streaming: ESPN3 and WatchESPN. A valid cable subsciption is needed to access these channels.
Radio: 1370 WSPD-AM in Toledo will carry the game, with other subsidiary stations including WKNR (850 AM in Cleveland) and WDTW (1310 AM in Detroit). A live stream can be heard on www. UTRockets.com.
Line: Toledo by 1, over/under 67, according to OddsShark.
All-time series: First meeting between the teams in football.