Damion Jones-Moore punched it in from the 3 to give the Rockets a 20-point lead with 3:44 left in the third quarter. Central Michigan answered with two touchdown runs by Thomas Rawls, the second sparked by a Brandon Greer interception, to pull the Chippewas within 34-28 with 7:54 remaining.
Woodside faked a dive to Jones-Moore and ran untouched for a 12-yard touchdown to cap an 8-play, 80-yard drive, making it 42-28 with 3 minutes to play.
Woodside was 23 of 34 for a career-high 339 yards. Terry Swanson added 97-yards rushing and a touchdown for Toledo (3-2, 2-0).