Toledo registers 456 yards of offense in 30-3 victory over Eastern Michigan.

Oct. 8, 2005






TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Trinity Dawson rushed for 159 yards and a touchdown to help Toledo defeat Eastern Michigan 30-3 on Saturday night.

Bruce Gradkowski completed 15 of 26 passes for 160 yards for the Rockets (4-1, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) who finished with 456 yards of offense. Gradkowski sat out of Toledo's last game, a 44-14 loss to Fresno State, with a concussion.

Dawson had a 3-yard touchdown run and Jason Robbins kicked a 35-yard field goal to give Toledo a 10-0 lead after one. The Rockets have outscored their opponents 66-0 in the first quarter this season.

Jalen Parmele capped a 10-play, 91-yard drive in the third quarter with a 2-yard TD run to make it 20-3. Parmele finished with six carries for 50 yards for the Rockets, who rushed for 295 yards.

Matt Bohnet completed 14 of 28 passes for 128 yards for the Eagles (3-3, 2-1), who committed two turnovers. Dwayne Harrison had seven carries for 47 yards.

Andrew Wellock kicked a 21-yard field goal in the second quarter for Eastern Michigan, capping a 13-play, 75-yard drive. The Rockets held the Eagles to 101 yards rushing.

Robbins kicked a 23-yard field goal in the fourth quarter and Quinton Broussard scored on a 1-yard run.

Toledo has won its last six meetings with the Eagles and leads the all-time series 23-10.