Motor City Bowl Photos

Broncos Illustrated brings you exclusive photos from the Motor City Bowl game between MAC Champions Toledo and Big East foe Connecticut. The Rockets lost the December 27th contest by a score of 39-10 in downtown Detroit.


General Motors' Renaissance Center rises majestically above the Detroit skyline in this view from Ford Field.


Bronco fans and chilidog fans alike could be found at Ford Field.


UConn's Dan Orlovsky pulls the trigger on another of his 44 passes, good for 239 yards and two TDs. Rocket Phil Alexander is stymied at left.


Rocket WR Steve Odom skids to a halt before two UConn defenders unload on him short of a Toledo first down.


A 1-yard TD plunge early in the second quarter by Rocket QB Bruce Gradkowski was one of the few highlights in a dismal evening for Toledo.


Toledo LB Anthony Jordan accounted for 10 tackles in his busy day.


Toledo QB Bruce Gradkowski couldn't overcome a broken hand suffered in the MAC title game, and was replaced by Marques Council to start the second half.


A rarity for Toledo: QB Marques Council has time to survey the field behind the protection of All-MAC lineman Nick Kazur.


Dan Orlovsky basks in the moment at UConn fans cheer their MVP during a post-game interview with ESPN's Dave Ryan.


UConn fans leave little doubt who they believe is the Huskies MVP.


Tom Amstutz has to explain to Toledo reporters how his Rockets lost badly their second consecutive Motor City Bowl game.


Toledo QB Bruce Gradkowski couldn't overcome a broken hand suffered in the MAC title game, and was replaced by Marques Council to start the second half.


Toledo QB Marques Council (left) LB Anthony Jordan and RB Trinity Dawson respond to reporters' questions after the game.

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