A close game for the most part, However a costly fumble by Air Force during a two point conversion cost them the game. Tim Jefferson, the first quarterback in service academy history to lead his team to four consecutive bowl games, completed 13 of 22 passes for 159 yards with two touchdowns and one interception for Air Force (7-6).
Bernard Reedy had three touchdown of the game — a 37-yard catch, spin and run on a pass from Toledo quarterback Terrance Owens in the fourth quarter which gave Toledo a 42-35 lead with 5:01 remaining and put the Rockets (9-4) over the 40-point mark for a sixth straight game.
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