Spann’s late TDs lead Northern Illinois past Akron

Spann’s late TDs lead Northern Illinois past Akron

Tailback Chad Spann scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and rushed for a game-high 125 yards as the Northern Illinois Huskies came from behind to beat the Akron Zips 27-10 Saturday.

The Huskies did not cover the 12-point spread, while the final score played UNDER the day's posted total of 41.

Spann ended the day with 125 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

Alex Allen threw for 80 yards and one touchdown for Akron.