2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
5-2, 1st in MAC - West
Trayvon Rudolph flies down field on 100-yard kickoff return TD (0:43)

Ducker's 210 yards rushing leads NIU past Bowling Green

— Jay Ducker carried it 33 times for 210 yards, freshman Trayvon Rudolph had a 100-yard kickoff return and a 20-yard touchdown reception and Northern Illinois beat Bowling Green 34-26 on Saturday for its fourth straight victory.


Northern Illinois holds off Eastern Michigan 27-20

— Antario Brown rushed for 101 yards and Northern Illinois scored the game's first 17 points then held on to defeat Eastern Michigan 27-20 on Saturday in a game delayed by lightning between the first and second quarters.

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs. Northern Illinois Huskies: Full Highlights (1:52)
Rocky Lombardi takes off for a 64-yard Northern Illinois TD (0:32)
Michigan runs rampant with 8 rushing TDs in win (2:09)
McNamara airs it out 87 yards to Cornelius Johnson for a Michigan TD (0:37)
Wyoming Cowboys vs. Northern Illinois Huskies: Full Highlights (1:51)
Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets: Full Highlights (1:50)
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298dAdam Rittenberg

QB Lombardi transfers to N. Illinois from MSU

QB Rocky Lombardi, who started six games for Michigan State this season, is transferring to Northern Illinois, he announced Sunday.

Lee scores 61-yard fumble recovery TD for Eastern Michigan (0:34)
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317dRyan McGee

Hey! Former CFP contender Oregon!? Welcome to The Bottom 10

This week's Bottom 10 gives a special shoutout to the Oregon Ducks, who were going to be the just-good-enough team to make Ryan McGee take the Pac-12 seriously. Now, they're seriously good enough for his latest list.

Toledo's Bryce Mitchell hauls in a 44-yard TD (0:32)
Harrison Waylee takes off to score a 28-yard TD (0:26)

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Team Stats

Passing Yards139.0124th
Rushing Yards237.910th
Points For28.4Tied-117th
Points Against30.634th