Northern Illinois Falls 31-10 to Seminoles - Recap
|Northern Illinois Falls 31-10 to Seminoles - Recap|
The Huskies had no answer for Lonnie Pryor on Tuesday as the Seminoles rolled to a 31-10 win at Sun Life Stadium.
Florida State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 59.5.
EJ Manuel completed 26 of 38 pass attempts for 291 yards for the Seminoles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jordan Lynch rushed for 44 yards for Northern Illinois, while Desroy Maxwell added 35 yards. Jordan Lynch threw for 176 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Akeem Daniels and Tommylee Lewis had 67 and 61 yards respectively.
Florida State outgained Northern Illinois 534-259 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Seminoles.
Northern Illinois lost the time of possession battle 34:08/25:52, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.