Facts, figures and what prizes you can win at this week's Eastern Michigan football game
Toledo (5-3, 4-0 MAC) at Eastern Michigan (1-7, 1-1) When: 4 p.m. Saturday Where: Rynearson Stadium, Ypsilanti Radio: WEMU (89.1 FM)
About Toledo: The Rockets share the MAC West Division lead with Northern Illinois and are coming off a 31-24 win over Ball State. The Rockets are flawless in the MAC despite averaging just 23 points a game. Quarterback Austin Dantin is a dual-threat quarterback, but has been prone to mistakes, especially in the passing game. Dantin has thrown eight interceptions - including two last week against Ball State. He is also Toledo's second-leading rusher behind Adonis Thomas, who is averaging 5.2 yards a carry and who has scored three touchdowns.
About EMU: After snapping its 18-game losing streak two weeks ago, the Eagles are coming off a 48-21 loss at Virginia. Eastern trailed by just three points in the third quarter before the Cavaliers mounted 24 unanswered points. Freshman running back Javonti Greene has sparked the Eagles’ running game of late, racking up 155 yards on eight carries against Virginia. He scored two of Eastern's three touchdowns on runs of 55 and 53 yards. He became the first runner in school history to score on two runs of more than 50 yards in one game.
Special events: Saturday's game includes the school's annual Band Day and a free community pig roast. Food will be served between 2 and 4 p.m. outside Gate 1 on Hewitt Road. The festivities include free mechanical bull-riding and a costume contest in which winners will be eligible for prizes, including an iPad.
The line: Toledo is favored by 11 points.