2011 Toledo Rockets football team

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2011 Toledo Rockets football
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Military Bowl Champions
MAC West Division Co–Champions
Military Bowl vs Air Force, W 42–41
Conference Mid-American Conference West
2011 record 9–4 (7–1 MAC)
Head coach Tim Beckman (regular season) Matt Campbell (bowl game)
Offensive coordinator Matt Campbell
Defensive coordinator Mike Ward, Paul Nichols
Home stadium Glass Bowl
(Capacity: 26,248)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Ohio xy   6 2         10 4  
Temple   5 3         9 4  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         5 7  
Miami   3 5         4 8  
Buffalo   2 6         3 9  
Akron   0 8         1 11  
West
Northern Illinois xy   7 1         11 3  
Toledo x   7 1         9 4  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         6 6  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: NIU 23, Ohio 20
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Toledo Rockets football team represented the University of Toledo during the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Rockets were led by third-year head coach Tim Beckman during the regular season and new head coach Matt Campbell for their bowl game. They competed in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference and played their home games at the Glass Bowl. They finished the season 9–4, 7–1 in MAC play to be West Division co–champions with Northern Illinois. Due to their loss to Northern Illinois, they did not represent the division in the MAC Championship Game. They were invited to the Military Bowl where they defeated Air Force 42–41.

At the end of the regular season, head coach Tim Beckman resigned to become the new head coach at Illinois. Offensive coordinator Matt Campbell was named as Beckman's replacement and coached the Rockets in the Military Bowl. Beckman finished at Toledo with a three year record of 21–16.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 pm #10 (FCS) New Hampshire* Glass BowlToledo, OH ESPN3 W 58–22   20,106
September 10 12:00 pm at #15 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH BTN L 22–27   105,016
September 16 8:00 pm #4 Boise State* Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH ESPN L 15–40   28,905
September 24 12:00 pm at Syracuse* Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY Big East Network L 30–33 OT  39,116
October 1 12:00 pm at Temple Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA ESPN3 W 36–13   21,705
October 8 3:00 pm Eastern Michigan Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH W 54–16   22,909
October 15 12:00 pm at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH (Battle of I-75) ESPN3 W 28–21   22,408
October 22 7:00 pm Miami (OH)dagger Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH ESPN3 W 49–28   25,910
November 1 7:00 pm Northern Illinois Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH ESPN2 L 60–63   19,004
November 8 8:00 pm Western Michigan Glass Bowl • Toledo, OH ESPNU W 66–63   16,107
November 18 8:00 pm at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMt. Pleasant, MI ESPNU W 44–17   12,741
November 25 2:00 pm at Ball State Scheumann StadiumMuncie, IN ESPNU W 45–28   6,873
December 28 4:30 PM vs. Air Force* Robert F. Kennedy Memorial StadiumWashington, D.C. (Military Bowl) ESPN W 42–41   25,042
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Football Schedule". University of Toledo. Archived from the original on 29 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-19.