The teams were the same, but the stars were different.
Toledo proved Saturday night that it could move the ball without its star running back, but Arkansas State's offense sputtered without starting quarterback Fredi Knighten.
Toledo scored on its first series, then took advantage of five ASU turnovers, and rattled freshman quarterback James Tabary in a 37-7 victory at the Glass Bowl in Toledo, Ohio.
The game was a rematch of last season's GoDaddy Bowl, which Toledo won 63-44 when Kareem Hunt scored five touchdowns. Hunt didn't play Saturday night because of a hamstring injury, but Toledo didn't miss the running back and ASU (1-3) wasn't nearly as explosive without Knighten. The Red Wolves failed to score an offensive touchdown for the first time since a 38-9 loss to Auburn on Sept. 7, 2013.
Toledo (3-0), which beat then-nationally ranked Arkansas and Iowa State in consecutive weeks, were much more effective against Tabary.
ASU was held to 209 yards of offense, the lowest under Coach Blake Anderson, including minus-14 yards rushing.
See Sunday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full coverage.