State Rep. Michael Ashford (D-Toledo) last week honored the
University of Toledo Football Team with House Resolutions
(HR) 350 and 328, which recognize the UT Rockets for their
recent Mid-American Conference Championship title and their
100th year anniversary, respectively.
“I’m extremely proud of the coaches and the students for all
of their efforts and talent, on and off the field,” said the
Toledo lawmaker. “The road to the MAC Championship was not
easy, but the players and Coach Jason Candle are a great
source of pride for the entire Toledo community. They showed
an immense amount of integrity and dedication throughout the
The University of Toledo football team was crowned the 2017
Mid-American Conference (MAC) Champion after defeating the
Akron Zips 48-25, making this the first MAC title for the
team since 2004 and their 11th crown overall. The
team also celebrated its centennial in 2017.