1970 Tangerine Bowl

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1970 Tangerine Bowl
1 2 3 4 Total
William & Mary 6 0 0 6 12
Toledo 0 7 13 20 40
Date December 28, 1970
Season 1970
Stadium Tangerine Bowl
Location Orlando, Florida
MVP Chuck Ealey, Toledo (offensive)[1]
Vince Hubler, William & Mary (defensive)[1]
Favorite Toledo by 14
Referee Tom Dooley[2]
Attendance 15,664[3]
Tangerine Bowl
 < 1969  1971

The 1970 Tangerine Bowl was held on December 28, 1970, at the Tangerine Bowl stadium in Orlando, Florida. The game pitted the #15 AP-ranked Toledo Rockets against the William & Mary Indians (now the Tribe), and ended with a 40–12 victory for the Rockets. This was the 25th playing of the Tangerine Bowl, a former name of what is now called the Citrus Bowl.

Game Summary[edit]

Although William & Mary scored first and last in the game, Toledo scored six touchdowns in-between, to win by a 28-point margin. Toledo quarterback Chuck Ealey was named outstanding offensive player, while Vince Hubler of William & Mary was named outstanding defensive player.[4]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics[1] Toledo William & Mary
First Downs 26 15
Rushing Yards 326 139
Passes Attempted 20 22
Passes Completed 12 13
Passes Intercepted 0 2
Passing Yards 128 127
Yards Penalized 100 66
Punts-Average 2-38 7-38
Fumbles Lost 3 0

Scoring Summary[edit]

Scoring summary
Quarter Time Drive Team Scoring information Score
Plays Yards TOP W&M TOL
1 0:54 6 39 W&M Todd Bushnell 10-yard touchdown run, Bill Geiger kick wide 6 0
2 12:04 TOL Charles Cole 1-yard touchdown run, Thomas Duncan kick good 6 7
3 TOL Tony Harris 15-yard touchdown run, Thomas Duncan kick good 6 14
3 2:47 11 86 TOL Joe Schwartz 9-yard touchdown run, Thomas Duncan kick blocked by Bill Uzzell 6 20
4 TOL Don Fair 3-yard touchdown reception from Chuck Ealey, Thomas Duncan kick good 6 27
4 TOL Chuck Ealey 3-yard touchdown run, Thomas Duncan kick no good 6 33
4 TOL Interception returned 52 yards for touchdown by John Niezgoda, Thomas Duncan kick good 6 40
4 1:37 W&M Steve Regan 1-yard touchdown run, 2-point pass failed 12 40
"TOP" = time of possession. For other American football terms, see Glossary of American football. 12 40

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Clark, Bill (December 29, 1970). "T-Bowl Is Wholly Toledo, 40-12"Paid subscription required. Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved March 11, 2017 – via newspapers.com. 
  2. ^ Buchalter, Bill (December 29, 1971). "A Most Valuable Finish For Rockets' Ealey, Long"Paid subscription required. Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved March 11, 2017 – via newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ Wilkening, David (December 29, 1970). "T-Bowl Fan For 25 Years Recalls Teams In Past"Paid subscription required. Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved March 11, 2017 – via newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ Buchalter, Bill (December 30, 1970). "Toledo: Rockets Finally Stopped When Orlando Police Claim Goal Post Prize"Paid subscription required. Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved March 18, 2017 – via newspapers.com.