MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- David Fluellen rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns to lift Toledo to a 38-17 win over Central Michigan in a Mid-American Conference game Saturday.
Fluellen had 32 carries as the Toledo (2-2, 1-0 MAC) emphasized its running game against Central Michigan (1-3, 0-1 MAC). The Rockets piled up 252 yards rushing and 166 in the air, including a 3-yard touchdown pass from Terrance Owens to Alonzo Russell in the second quarter.
Toledo also scored on a fumble recovery by Junior Sylvestre, who ran it 22 yards for a touchdown, a 35-yard field goal and a 15-yard rushing touchdown by Damian Jones-Moore.
Central Michigan was held to 156 yards rushing, which included a 1-yard touchdown run by Saylor Lavalli in the second quarter, and 214 passing yards, including a 19-yard Cooper Rush throw to Connor Odykirk.