1970 Tangerine Bowl
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.
|1970 Tangerine Bowl|
|Date||December 28, 1970|
|MVP||Chuck Ealey, Toledo (offensive)|
Vince Hubler, William & Mary (defensive)
|Favorite||Toledo by 14|
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.
|Statistics||Toledo||William & Mary|
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