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The 2014 Toledo Rockets football team represented the University of Toledo in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by head coach Matt Campbell in his third full year after coaching the Rockets in the 2011 Military Bowl. They played their home games at the Glass Bowl and were members of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 7–1 in MAC play to finish in a tie for the West Division title with Northern Illinois. Due to their head to head loss to Northern Illinois, they did not represent the West Division in the MAC Championship Game. They were invited to the GoDaddy Bowl where they defeated Arkansas State.

2014 Toledo Rockets football
Toledo Rockets wordmark.svg
MAC West Division co-champion
GoDaddy Bowl champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest Division
2014 record9–4 (7–1 MAC)
Head coachMatt Campbell (3rd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorJason Candle (2nd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorLouis Ayeni (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorTom Matukewicz (3rd season)
Home stadiumGlass Bowl
(Capacity: 26,248)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Bowling Green x   5 3         8 6  
Ohio   4 4         6 6  
Buffalo   3 4         5 6  
Akron   3 5         5 7  
UMass   3 5         3 9  
Miami   2 6         2 10  
Kent State   1 6         2 9  
West Division
Northern Illinois xy$   7 1         11 3  
Toledo x   7 1         9 4  
Western Michigan   6 2         8 5  
Central Michigan   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   4 4         5 7  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Northern Illinois 51, Bowling Green 17
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 p.m.No. 4 (FCS) New Hampshire*ESPN3W 54–2020,184
September 612:00 p.m.No. 24 Missouri*
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, OH
ESPNL 24–4924,196
September 127:00 p.m.at Cincinnati*ESPNUL 34–5831,912
September 207:00 p.m.Ball State
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, OH
ESPN3W 34–2317,229
September 277:00 p.m.Central Michigan
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, OH
ESPN3W 42–2818,087
October 47:00 p.m.at Western MichiganESPN3W 20–19 OT11,493
October 113:30 p.m.at Iowa State*MC22L 30–3752,281
October 252:00 p.m.Massachusetts 
  • Glass Bowl
  • Toledo, OH
ESPN3W 42–3520,104
November 48:00 p.m.at Kent StateESPNUW 30–207,471
November 118:00 p.m.at Northern IllinoisESPN2L 24–278,462
November 198:00 p.m.Bowling Green
ESPN2W 27–2017,486
November 281:00 p.m.at Eastern MichiganESPN3W 52–1615,226
January 4. 20159:00 p.m.vs. Arkansas State*ESPNW 63–4436,811
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule source:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Toledo Rockets Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 17, 2014.