Rockets Enjoy Mobile's Mardi Gras Parade on Eve of Big Game

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On the eve of the 2017 Dollar General Bowl, the Toledo Rockets had a full day of activities in Mobile on Friday.

After a morning practice, the entire team attended the Mayor's Luncheon at the Mobile Convention Center. UT President Sharon Gaber spoke on behalf of the University. Former Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops was the featured speaker.

In the evening, some of the players attended Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Mobile. Participating in the Parade were the UT Marching Band, as well as President Gaber, the cheerleaders and Rocky and Rocksy.

The Rockets will battle Appalachian State tomorrow at Mobile's Ladd-Peebles Stadium at 6:00 p.m. CT (7:00 ET) on ESPN.