Post Tagged with: "NIU"

Fiesta Bowl Eye-Opener

Fiesta Bowl Eye-Opener

Normally I wouldn’t consider writing about a bowl game unless it was for the national title, but in light of last night’s shocker in the desert I have to give my opinion on that game, and consequently what it means for MAC football in general. The University of Central Florida went off as a 16.5-point underdog against the top scoring team in […]

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Local Southside Kid scorches MAC Conference

NIU Moves to 12-0!

Jordan Lynch had a huge night despite the snow and cold as Northern Illinois beat Western Michigan 33-14.  Lynch had four touchdowns on the night, three of which came on the ground as he racked up 321 yards rushing to pad his 631-yard lead over the distant-second running QB.  Lynch and the Huskies jumped out to an insurmountable lead before allowing their first touchdown of the game […]

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Local Southside Kid scorches MAC Conference

Lynch Leads Way (Again!)

NIU’s quarterback, Jordan Lynch is 23-2 since assuming his starting role two years ago.  Next week he’ll more than likely finish off an undefeated season with a trip to another MAC Championship at Ford Field.  Last night Lynch scored four times while amassing a combined 468 yards through the air and ground.  Lynch has been the most dominant player in the MAC during both of […]

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Won't be in BCS, but could win Heisman and be the only player to defeat 'Bama when all is said and done

BCS is Bipolar

Georgia failed in the waning minutes to crash the BCS National Title party, and the perfect confluence of losses occured elsewhere to lift Northern Illinois to a BCS bowl game.  The result is the Notre Dame – Alabama game that gives the Irish an unambiguous shot at being recognized as the best college football team in the nation.  The result also includes some crazy matchups that beg serious scrutiny of […]

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Local Southside Kid scorches MAC Conference

Lynch Leads NIU Huskies to MAC West Championship for 3rd Straight Year

Jordan Lynch, quarterback for the Northern Illinois Huskies and MAC Player of the Year, struck again last night as his Huskies extended their longest winning streak in D1A to 21 enroute to their 3rd straight MAC West title. Lynch amassed 570 yards of total offense and 3 touchdowns by running for 162 yards and throwing for 407 against a Toledo team that was a serious contender for the divisional championship. Toledo’s […]

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