Northern Illinois 59, Eastern Michigan 20

Date - Saturday, October 26, 2013 3:30 PM
Location - Huskie Stadium
Attendance - 20185

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Eastern Michigan 3 0 10 7 20
Northern Illinois 21 17 14 7 59

Recap


No. 22 Northern Illinois 59, Eastern Michigan 20: Jordan Lynch passed for four touchdowns and added a rushing and a receiving score as the host Huskies cruised to their eighth consecutive victory.

Lynch completed 16-of-20 passes for 223 yards, rushed for 99 yards and caught a 17-yard touchdown pass as Northern Illinois (8-0, 4-0 MAC) crushed the Eagles (1-7, 0-4) with a 38-point first half. Lynch, who rushed for a FBS quarterback-record 316 yards last week, fired two touchdown passes and rushed for a score in a 21-point first quarter.

Javonti Greene rushed for 66 yards for Eastern Michigan, which has lost seven in a row. The Eagles have allowed 50 or more points four times in the past five games.

Lynch threw a 5-yard touchdown to Da’Ron Brown, a 10-yard score to Joel Bouagnon and rushed for a 30-yard touchdown in the opening quarter. Tommylee Lewis hit Lynch on a halfback pass with 11:58 remaining in the first half, with Lynch cutting back from the sideline and diving into the end zone to make it 28-3.

Lynch found Juwan Brescacin on a 16-yard touchdown with 2:08 left in the half, and connected with Brown on a 28-yarder with 8:11 to go in the third, pushing the lead to 45-6. The Huskies finished with 658 yards of total offense.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Lynch has rushed for 1,031 yards and eight touchdowns in eight games, and has passed for 1,711 yards and 18 touchdowns. … Eastern Michigan’s Bronson Hill rushed for 65 yards; he had 257 last week against Ohio. … Northern Illinois has won 21 consecutive MAC games.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:44
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 7 - Eastern Michigan 0
1st Quarter - 7:37
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 14 - Eastern Michigan 0
1st Quarter - 4:31
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 21 - Eastern Michigan 0
1st Quarter - 1:01
Eastern Michigan   FG  Northern Illinois 21 - Eastern Michigan 3
2nd Quarter - 11:58
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 28 - Eastern Michigan 3
2nd Quarter - 2:08
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 35 - Eastern Michigan 3
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Northern Illinois   FG  Northern Illinois 38 - Eastern Michigan 3
3rd Quarter - 9:54
Eastern Michigan   FG  Northern Illinois 38 - Eastern Michigan 6
3rd Quarter - 8:11
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 45 - Eastern Michigan 6
3rd Quarter - 6:33
Eastern Michigan   TD  Northern Illinois 45 - Eastern Michigan 13
3rd Quarter - 4:55
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 52 - Eastern Michigan 13
4th Quarter - 13:43
Northern Illinois   TD  Northern Illinois 59 - Eastern Michigan 13
4th Quarter - 4:11
Eastern Michigan   TD  Northern Illinois 59 - Eastern Michigan 20
TEAMS

Team Records

  Eastern Michigan Northern Illinois
W/L 1 - 7 - 0 8 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 4 - 0 4 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Eastern Michigan Northern Illinois
Score 20 59
First Downs 21 30
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-18
33%
6-for-10
60%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-2
100%
1-for-2
50%
Total Yards 337 658
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 46-164 44-327
Average/Rush 3.6 7.4
Passing
Comp-Att 13-32 21-28
Passing Yards 173 331
Average/Pass Play 5.1 11.8
Penalties-Yards 7-47 4-50
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 36:42 23:18

PLAYER STATS

Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Roback 7/17 109 0 0
T. Benz 6/15 64 1 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Lynch 16/20 223 4 0
D. Hare 3/5 55 1 0
M. McIntosh 1/1 36 1 0
T. Lewis 1/1 17 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Greene 17 66 3.9 0
B. Hill 10 65 6.5 0
R. Brumfield 13 29 2.2 1
J. Lewis 2 4 2.0 0
T. Benz 3 1 0.3 0
B. Roback 1 -1 -1.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Lynch 18 99 5.5 1
T. Lewis 4 81 20.2 0
D. Smith 2 51 25.5 0
J. Bouagnon 10 35 3.5 0
A. Turner 2 24 12.0 0
D. Hare 3 16 5.3 0
J. Spencer 1 13 13.0 0
M. McIntosh 1 9 9.0 0
J. Brinlee 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Russell 4 90 22.5 1
Q. Jones 2 25 12.5 0
B. Hill 2 23 11.5 0
D. Creel 3 16 5.3 0
R. Brumfield 1 13 13.0 0
J. Jones 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Lewis 8 107 13.4 0
M. Williams 2 47 23.5 1
J. Spencer 2 46 23.0 0
D. Brown 3 38 12.7 2
J. Brinlee 1 33 33.0 0
J. Lynch 1 17 17.0 1
J. Brescacin 1 16 16.0 1
R. Connors 1 11 11.0 1
J. Bouagnon 1 10 10.0 1
D. Smith 1 6 6.0 0