Boxscore
Northern Illinois 30, Kansas 23
Saturday, September 22, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Huskie Stadium
Attendance - 18374

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Kansas 3 7 7 6 23
Northern Illinois 6 7 0 17 30

Recap


Northern Illinois 30, Kansas 23:
Leighton Settle scored on a 2-yard run with 4:33 left and the host Huskies overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to send the Jayhawks to their 14th consecutive road loss.

Northern Illinois (3-1) scored 17 consecutive points after Kansas (1-3) took a 23-13 lead 27 seconds into the fourth quarter.

Ten seconds after Tyler Patmon's 54-yard interception return TD made it a 10-point game, Huskies quarterback Jordan Lynch threw a short pass to Martel Moore, who ran 65 yards to score. Matthew Sims connected on a career-long 44-yard field goal to tie the game with 7:58 left.

Lynch, who had 467 total yards against Army last week, was 23-of-35 passing for 235 yards and two touchdowns and added 134 yards on the ground as the Huskies extended their home winning streak to 17 games - third-longest in the FBS.

James Sims, Kansas’ leading rusher last year, rushed 18 times for 91 yards and two touchdowns in his first game following a three-game suspension for an April arrest.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Kansas has lost 13 straight to Football Bowl Subdivision opponents since beating Northern Illinois 45-42 last season. …There were six lead changes and one tie. …Kansas QB Dayne Crist was 10 of 26 for 147 yards.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 6:44
Kansas   FG  Northern Illinois 0 - Kansas 3
1st Quarter - 2:02
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 6 - Kansas 3
2nd Quarter - 12:23
Kansas   TD  Northern Illinois 6 - Kansas 10
2nd Quarter - 1:38
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 13 - Kansas 10
3rd Quarter - 8:50
Kansas   TD  Northern Illinois 13 - Kansas 17
4th Quarter - 14:33
Kansas   TD  Northern Illinois 13 - Kansas 23
4th Quarter - 14:23
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 20 - Kansas 23
4th Quarter - 7:58
Northern Illinois   FG  Northern Illinois 23 - Kansas 23
4th Quarter - 4:33
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 30 - Kansas 23
TEAMS

Team Records

  Kansas Northern Illinois
W/L 1 - 3 - 0 3 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 1 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Kansas Northern Illinois
Score 23 30
First Downs 21 22
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-16
25%
9-for-19
47%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-4
50%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 329 455
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 45-179 46-220
Average/Rush 4.0 4.8
Passing
Comp-Att 11-27 23-35
Passing Yards 150 235
Average/Pass Play 4.8 6.7
Penalties-Yards 4-21 6-50
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Time of Possession 31:30 28:30

PLAYER STATS

Kansas (1 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Crist 10/26 147 0 0
C. Matthews 1/1 3 0 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Lynch 23/35 235 2 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Sims 18 91 5.1 2
C. Matthews 5 43 8.6 0
T. Pierson 10 30 3.0 0
D. Beshears 2 19 9.5 0
T. Cox 3 19 6.3 0
B. Bourbon 1 -1 -1.0 0
D. Crist 6 -22 -3.7 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Lynch 22 134 6.1 0
L. Settle 17 68 4.0 1
A. Daniels 3 14 4.7 1
T. Lewis 2 8 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
K. Pick 2 45 22.5 0
A. Turzilli 4 45 11.2 0
T. Pierson 3 36 12.0 0
J. Sims 2 24 12.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Moore 5 105 21.0 1
P. Ashford 8 78 9.8 0
T. Lewis 5 33 6.6 1
A. Daniels 2 7 3.5 0
L. Settle 1 5 5.0 0
D. Brown 1 5 5.0 0
J. Wells 1 2 2.0 0
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