Game times announced for 2013 Rocket football home contests

June 19, 2013 | Events, UToday
By Paul Helgren

Kickoff times for all home UT football games for the 2013 season have been set.

Rocket football logoThe home opener vs. Eastern Washington Saturday, Sept. 14, will kick off at 7 p.m., as will Saturday matchups vs. Navy Oct. 19 and Eastern Michigan Nov. 2.

The Homecoming game vs. Western Michigan Saturday, Oct. 5, is slated to begin at 3 p.m.

The Rockets will host two mid-week games in November: vs. Buffalo Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU or ESPN3) and vs. Northern Illinois Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. (ESPN2).

Game times for contests at Florida (Aug. 31), Missouri (Sept. 7), Bowling Green (Oct. 26) and Akron (Nov. 29) will be announced later.

Toledo is coming off a 9-4 season in 2012 (7-1 Mid-American Conference), its third straight winning campaign and third consecutive year appearing in a bowl game.

The Rockets return six All-MAC players, including senior wide receiver/returner Bernard Reedy (88 receptions, four TDs off returns) and senior running back David Fluellen (1,498 yards rushing).

Rocket football season ticket orders, including the Ultimate Fan Plan for $65, are available. Call 419.530.GOLD (4653) for more information.

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