Recap - Falcons Defeat Northern Illinois 47-27
|Recap - Falcons Defeat Northern Illinois 47-27|
Matt Johnson sliced and diced the Huskies defense for 393 yards as Bowling Green handed Northern Illinois a 47-27 defeat on Friday at Ford Field.
The Falcons were a 3-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 58.5.
Travis Greene rushed for 133 yards, while Matt Johnson added 33 yards in the win. Ronnie Moore and Alex Bayer added 145 and 124 receiving yards respectively.
Jordan Lynch rushed for 126 yards for Northern Illinois, while Cameron Stingily added 74 yards. Jordan Lynch threw for 219 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Juwan Brescacin and James Spencer had 71 and 63 yards respectively.
Northern Illinois was outgained by Bowling Green 574-454 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-27 by the Huskies.
The time of possession battle favored Bowling Green as their offense was on the field for 34:26, longer than the 25:34 of their opponents.