Northern Illinois 49, Eastern Michigan 7

Date - Friday, November 23, 2012 1:00 PM
Location - Rynearson Stadium
Attendance - 1349

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Northern Illinois 14 14 7 14 49
Eastern Michigan 7 0 0 0 7

Recap


No. 23 Northern Illinois 49, Eastern Michigan 7: Akeem Daniels ran for four touchdowns and joined Jordan Lynch by topping 100 yards rushing apiece as the visiting Huskies tied a school record with their 11th consecutive victory.

Lynch extended his FBS rushing record for quarterbacks by surpassing the 100-yard mark for the 10th consecutive game, finishing with 107 yards on 20 carries. He also completed 16 of 25 passes for 168 yards and a touchdown. Daniels, a junior running back, established career highs with 112 rushing yards on 12 carries and the four scores for Northern Illinois (11-1, 8-0 MAC).

Eastern Michigan (2-10, 1-7) was limited to 227 total yards. Tyler Benz took the majority of snaps at quarterback and was 10 for 22 for 96 yards and a touchdown. 

Despite snowy conditions, Northern Illinois wide receiver Martel Moore went over 1,000 yards receiving on the season, finishing with nine catches for 116 yards and a touchdown. He caught a 43-yard scoring strike from Lynch on a fourth-and-2 with 53 seconds left in the first half, extending the lead to 28-7.

The Huskies will meet Kent State in Friday’s MAC championship game. Kent State has won 10 consecutive games,

GAME NOTEBOOK: Northern Illinois has won 16 straight games against MAC opponents, the longest active conference streak in the nation, and is 24-2 in the last three seasons. … The Huskies have won five in a row and 11 of the last 12 against Eastern Michigan. … Lynch needs 92 rushing yards to break the FBS single-season rushing mark by a quarterback, established by Denard Robinson of Michigan in 2010 (1,702).
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 5:35
Northern Illinois   TD  Eastern Michigan 0 - Northern Illinois 7
1st Quarter - 0:16
Eastern Michigan   TD  Eastern Michigan 7 - Northern Illinois 7
1st Quarter - 0:01
Northern Illinois   TD  Eastern Michigan 7 - Northern Illinois 14
2nd Quarter - 4:06
Northern Illinois   TD  Eastern Michigan 7 - Northern Illinois 21
2nd Quarter - 0:53
Northern Illinois   TD  Eastern Michigan 7 - Northern Illinois 28
3rd Quarter - 10:44
Northern Illinois   TD  Eastern Michigan 7 - Northern Illinois 35
4th Quarter - 8:42
Northern Illinois   TD  Eastern Michigan 7 - Northern Illinois 42
4th Quarter - 1:23
Northern Illinois   TD  Eastern Michigan 7 - Northern Illinois 49
TEAMS

Team Records

  Northern Illinois Eastern Michigan
W/L 11 - 1 - 0 2 - 10 - 0
Conference 8 - 0 - 0 1 - 7 - 0

Team Stats

  Northern Illinois Eastern Michigan
Score 49 7
First Downs 24 15
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-14
43%
4-for-13
31%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 415 227
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 39-242 37-94
Average/Rush 6.2 2.5
Passing
Comp-Att 17-27 12-24
Passing Yards 173 133
Average/Pass Play 6.4 4.9
Penalties-Yards 3-25 3-30
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Time of Possession 27:34 32:26

PLAYER STATS

Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Lynch 16/25 168 1 0
M. McIntosh 1/1 5 0 0
T. Clark 0/1 0 0 0
Eastern Michigan (2 - 10)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Benz 10/22 96 1 1
A. Gillett 2/2 37 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
A. Daniels 12 112 9.3 4
J. Lynch 20 107 5.4 0
J. Brinlee 1 11 11.0 1
T. Lewis 2 10 5.0 0
G. Bowers 3 4 1.3 0
M. McIntosh 1 -2 -2.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
B. Hill 11 29 2.6 0
R. Brumfield 6 27 4.5 0
T. Benz 13 18 1.4 0
D. Jackson 3 12 4.0 0
D. Sherrer 1 7 7.0 0
A. Gillett 2 2 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Moore 9 116 12.9 1
P. Ashford 2 17 8.5 0
T. Lewis 2 15 7.5 0
D. Brown 2 13 6.5 0
J. Brescacin 2 12 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Gillett 4 34 8.5 0
D. Scott 2 24 12.0 0
T. Russell 1 23 23.0 0
M. Boyd 1 20 20.0 1
J. Jones 2 19 9.5 0
G. Hoskins 2 13 6.5 0