Northern Illinois 34, Minnesota 23

Sept. 25, 2010

Northern Illinois vs Minnesota (Sep 25, 2010)


 

Scoring Summary

 
Scoring Summary (Final)

Northern Illinois (2-2) vs. Minnesota (1-3)

Date: Sep 25, 2010 • Site: Minneapolis, Minn.  • Stadium: TCF Bank Stadium  •  Attendance: 49368

Score by Quarters  Score 
Northern Illinois   7  13  0  14  34 
Minnesota   3  10  3  7  23 

SCORING SUMMARY   NIU -MINN  
1st  06:21  MINN   Ellestad, Eric 28 yd field goal 
         13 plays, 65 yards, TOP 6:23  0 - 3 
  03:26  NIU   SPANN, Chad 3 yd run (CKLAMOVSKI, M kick) 
         6 plays, 76 yards, TOP 2:55  7 - 3 
2nd  09:24  NIU   CKLAMOVSKI, M 21 yd field goal 
         9 plays, 71 yards, TOP 4:47  10 - 3 
  07:18  MINN   McKnight,Da'Jon 20 yd pass from Weber, Adam (Ellestad, Eric kick) 
         4 plays, 35 yards, TOP 2:13  10 - 10 
  06:09  MINN   Ellestad, Eric 42 yd field goal 
         4 plays, -1 yard, TOP 1:02  10 - 13 
  02:37  NIU   CKLAMOVSKI, M 35 yd field goal 
         8 plays, 58 yards, TOP 3:32  13 - 13 
  00:03  NIU   MOORE, Martel 10 yd pass from HARNISH, Chand (CKLAMOVSKI, M kick) 
         3 plays, 11 yards, TOP 1:19  20 - 13 
3rd  06:26  MINN   Ellestad, Eric 21 yd field goal 
         10 plays, 76 yards, TOP 4:59  20 - 16 
4th  13:55  NIU   FLAHIVE, Connor 2 yd pass from HARNISH, Chand (CKLAMOVSKI, M kick) 
         5 plays, 67 yards, TOP 2:26  27 - 16 
  06:22  NIU   SPANN, Chad 61 yd run (CKLAMOVSKI, M kick) 
         3 plays, 79 yards, TOP 0:55  34 - 16 
  04:18  MINN   Gray, MarQuis 29 yd pass from Weber, Adam (Ellestad, Eric kick) 
         6 plays, 76 yards, TOP 2:04  34 - 23 

Kickoff time: 7:37 pm  • End of Game: 10:52  • Total elapsed time: 3:15
Referee: John O'Neill  •  Umpire: Brad O'Hara  •  Linesman: Bob Bassett  •  Line judge: Paul Engelberts •  Back judge: Jack Lyman  •  Field judge: Jeffrey Noggle  •  Side judge: John Hayes  • 
Temperature: 58  • Wind: W 5mph  • Weather: Clear

 

Team Statistics

 
Team Statistics (Final)

 Team Totals  NIU  MINN 
FIRST DOWNS  12  23 
   Rushing 
   Passing  18 
   Penalty 
NET YARDS RUSHING  297  97 
   Rushing Attempts  28  32 
   Average Per Rush  10.6  3.0 
   Rushing Touchdowns 
   Yards Gained Rushing  304  102 
   Yards Lost Rushing 
NET YARDS PASSING  81  373 
   Completions-Attempts-Int  11-17-0  31-46-1 
   Average Per Attempt  4.8  8.1 
   Average Per Completion  7.4  12.0 
   Passing Touchdowns 
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  378  470 
   Total offense plays  45  78 
   Average Gain Per Play  8.4  6.0 
Fumbles: Number-Lost  1-1  1-0 
Penalties: Number-Yards  5-45  9-59 
PUNTS-YARDS  4-159  2-31 
   Average Yards Per Punt  39.8  15.5 
   Net Yards Per Punt  33.2  6.5 
   Inside 20 
   50+ Yards 
   Touchbacks 
   Fair catch 
KICKOFFS-YARDS  7-465  6-329 
   Average Yards Per Kickoff  66.4  54.8 
   Net Yards Per Kickoff  43.1  42.3 
   Touchbacks 
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  1-18-0  1-6-0 
   Average Per Return  18.0  6.0 
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  4-75-0  5-123-0 
   Average Per Return  18.8  24.6 
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  1-0-0  0-0-0 
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
Miscellaneous Yards 
Possession Time  23:17  36:43 
   1st Quarter  5:11  9:49 
   2nd Quarter  9:38  5:22 
   3rd Quarter  4:29  10:31 
   4th Quarter  3:59  11:01 
Third-Down Conversions  5 of 11  8 of 18 
Fourth-Down Conversions  0 of 0  1 of 3 
Red-Zone Scores-Chances  5-5  3-3 
Sacks By: Number-Yards  0-0  0-0 
PAT Kicks  4-4  2-2 
Field Goals  2-2  3-4 

 

Individual Statistics

 
Individual Statistics (Final)

Northern Illinois   Minnesota
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
SPANN, Chad   15  223  223  61  14.9 
BELL, Cameron   36  36  29  12.0 
CRIDER, Ricky   33  33  30  16.5 
HARNISH, Chand   12  1.2 
PALMER, Nathan   -1  -1.0 
Team   -1  -1.0 
Totals...  28  304  297  61  10.6 
 
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Bennett, Duane   24  78  74  12  3.1 
Kirkwood,Donnel  18  17  3.4 
Hoese, Jon   1.5 
Eskridge,DeLeon  3.0 
Totals...  32  102  97  12  3.0 
  
  
 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
HARNISH, Chand   11-17-0  81  19 
Totals...  11-17-0  81  19 
 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Weber, Adam   31-46-1  373  44 
Totals...  31-46-1  373  44 
 
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
MOORE, Martel   24  10 
CLARK, Willie   18  10 
SPANN, Chad  
COX, Landon   19  19 
SKARB, Kyle   16  16 
PALMER, Nathan  
FLAHIVE, Connor 
Totals...  11  81  19 
  
 
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Gray, MarQuis   117  29 
Lair, Eric   94  44 
McKnight,Da'Jon  72  20 
Allen, Bryant   37  18 
Bennett, Duane   28  14 
Hoese, Jon   12  12 
Eskridge,DeLeon 
McGarry, Collin 
Totals...  31  373  44 
 
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
WILBER, Josh   159  39.8  52 
Totals...  159  39.8  52 
  
  
 
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Schwerman,David  31  31.0  31 
Orseske, Dan   0.0 
TEAM   0.0 
Totals...  31  15.5  31 
 
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
HOPKINS, Jasmin  38  22 
DAVIS, Tommy   37  19 
GEORGE, Patrick 
WARD, Jimmie   18 
Totals...  18  75  22 
 
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Allen, Bryant  
Collado, Ryan   123  57 
Totals...  123  57 
  
  
 
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
SPANN, Chad   223  223 
HOPKINS, Jasmin  38  38 
DAVIS, Tommy   37  37 
BELL, Cameron   36  36 
CRIDER, Ricky   33  33 
MOORE, Martel   24  24 
COX, Landon   19  19 
WARD, Jimmie   18  18 
CLARK, Willie   18  18 
SKARB, Kyle   16  16 
HARNISH, Chand  
FLAHIVE, Connor 
PALMER, Nathan   -1 
Team   -1  -1 
Totals...  297  81  75  18  471 
 
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Collado, Ryan   123  123 
Gray, MarQuis   117  117 
Bennett, Duane   74  28  102 
Lair, Eric   94  94 
McKnight,Da'Jon  72  72 
Allen, Bryant   37  43 
Kirkwood,Donnel  17  17 
Hoese, Jon   12  15 
Eskridge,DeLeon  11 
McGarry, Collin 
Totals...  97  373  123  599 
  
  
  
  
 
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
CKLAMOVSKI, M  2nd  09:24  21 yards  Good 
CKLAMOVSKI, M  2nd  02:37  35 yards  Good 
  
  
 
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
Ellestad, Eric  1st  06:21  28 yards  Good 
Ellestad, Eric  2nd  14:11  42 yards  Missed 
Ellestad, Eric  2nd  06:09  42 yards  Good 
Ellestad, Eric  3rd  06:26  21 yards  Good 
 
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
CKLAMOVSKI, M   465  66.4 
 
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Ellestad, Eric   329  54.8 
 
FUMBLES: Northern Illinois-HOPKINS, Jasmin 1-1. Minnesota-McKnight,Da'Jon 1-0.

 

Drive Chart

 
Drive Chart (Final)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
NIU   1st  N40  15:00  Kickoff  N41  12:44     Punt  3-1  2:16    
NIU   1st  N24  06:21  Kickoff  M00  03:26  TOUCHDOWN  6-76  2:55    
NIU   2nd  N25  14:11  Missed FG  M04  09:24  FIELD GOAL  9-71  4:47    
NIU   2nd  N23  07:18  Kickoff  N23  07:11     Fumble  0-0  0:07    
NIU   2nd  N24  06:09  Kickoff  M18  02:37  FIELD GOAL  8-58  3:32    
NIU   2nd  M11  01:22  Punt  M00  00:03  TOUCHDOWN  3-11  1:19    
NIU   3rd  M40  12:21  Downs  M37  11:25     Punt  3-3  0:56    
NIU   3rd  N25  06:26  Kickoff  N33  04:14     Punt  3-8  2:12    
NIU   3rd  N33  01:21  Punt  M00  13:55  TOUCHDOWN  5-67  2:26    
NIU   4th  N21  07:17  Downs  M00  06:22  TOUCHDOWN  3-79  0:55    
NIU   4th  M49  04:18  Kickoff  M45  02:25     Punt  3-4  1:53    
NIU   4th  N20  00:06  Interception  N19  00:00     End of half  1--1  0:06    
  
MINN   1st  M24  12:44  Punt  N11  06:21  FIELD GOAL  13-65  6:23    
MINN   1st  M22  03:26  Kickoff  N25  14:11     Missed FG  9-53  4:15    
MINN   2nd  N35  09:24  Kickoff  N00  07:11  TOUCHDOWN  4-35  2:13    
MINN   2nd  N23  07:11  Fumble  N24  06:09  FIELD GOAL  4--1  1:02    
MINN   2nd  M20  02:37  Kickoff  M29  01:22     Punt  3-9  1:15    
MINN   2nd  M10  00:03  Kickoff  M10  00:00     End of half  0-0  0:03    
MINN   3rd  M20  15:00  Kickoff  M40  12:21     Downs  5-20  2:39    
MINN   3rd  M20  11:25  Punt  N04  06:26  FIELD GOAL  10-76  4:59    
MINN   3rd  M15  04:14  Punt  M36  01:21     Punt  6-21  2:53    
MINN   4th  M27  13:55  Kickoff  N21  07:17     Downs  12-52  6:38    
MINN   4th  M24  06:22  Kickoff  N00  04:18  TOUCHDOWN  6-76  2:04    
MINN   4th  M16  02:25  Punt  N35  00:06     Interception  10-49  2:19    

   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Northern Illinois   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   05:11   09:38   04:29   03:59      14:49   08:28      23:17  
3rd Down Conversions   1/2   3/5   0/2   1/2      4/7   1/4      5/11  
Average field position  N32   N46   N39   N30      N40   N35      N37  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   0/0      0/0   0/0      0/0  
  
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Minnesota   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   09:49   05:22   10:31   11:01      15:11   21:32      36:43  
3rd Down Conversions   3/4   1/4   1/5   3/5      4/8   4/10      8/18  
Average field position  M23   M43   M18   M22      M36   M20      M28  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   1/2   0/1      0/0   1/3      1/3  


Drive Chart (By Quarter)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
NIU   1st  N40  15:00  Kickoff  N41  12:44     Punt  3-1  2:16    
MINN   1st  M24  12:44  Punt  N11  06:21  FIELD GOAL  13-65  6:23    
NIU   1st  N24  06:21  Kickoff  M00  03:26  TOUCHDOWN  6-76  2:55    
MINN   1st  M22  03:26  Kickoff  N25  14:11     Missed FG  9-53  4:15    
NIU   2nd  N25  14:11  Missed FG  M04  09:24  FIELD GOAL  9-71  4:47    
  
MINN   2nd  N35  09:24  Kickoff  N00  07:11  TOUCHDOWN  4-35  2:13    
NIU   2nd  N23  07:18  Kickoff  N23  07:11     Fumble  0-0  0:07    
MINN   2nd  N23  07:11  Fumble  N24  06:09  FIELD GOAL  4--1  1:02    
NIU   2nd  N24  06:09  Kickoff  M18  02:37  FIELD GOAL  8-58  3:32    
MINN   2nd  M20  02:37  Kickoff  M29  01:22     Punt  3-9  1:15    
NIU   2nd  M11  01:22  Punt  M00  00:03  TOUCHDOWN  3-11  1:19    
MINN   2nd  M10  00:03  Kickoff  M10  00:00     End of half  0-0  0:03    
MINN   3rd  M20  15:00  Kickoff  M40  12:21     Downs  5-20  2:39    
  
NIU   3rd  M40  12:21  Downs  M37  11:25     Punt  3-3  0:56    
MINN   3rd  M20  11:25  Punt  N04  06:26  FIELD GOAL  10-76  4:59    
NIU   3rd  N25  06:26  Kickoff  N33  04:14     Punt  3-8  2:12    
MINN   3rd  M15  04:14  Punt  M36  01:21     Punt  6-21  2:53    
NIU   3rd  N33  01:21  Punt  M00  13:55  TOUCHDOWN  5-67  2:26    
MINN   4th  M27  13:55  Kickoff  N21  07:17     Downs  12-52  6:38    
  
NIU   4th  N21  07:17  Downs  M00  06:22  TOUCHDOWN  3-79  0:55    
MINN   4th  M24  06:22  Kickoff  N00  04:18  TOUCHDOWN  6-76  2:04    
NIU   4th  M49  04:18  Kickoff  M45  02:25     Punt  3-4  1:53    
MINN   4th  M16  02:25  Punt  N35  00:06     Interception  10-49  2:19    
NIU   4th  N20  00:06  Interception  N19  00:00     End of half  1--1  0:06    

 

Defensive Statistics

 
Defensive Statistics (Final)

##  Northern Illinois   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
5   SMITH, Chris   8.0  .   .   .   .  
23  DANIELS, Kiaree  7.5  .   .   .   .  
33  GEORGE, Patrick  5.5  .   .   1-0   .  
9   BUTLER, Devon   5.5  .   .   .   .  
37  KUBE, Alex   4.5  .   .   .   .  
38  SOBOL, Mike   4.0  .   .   .   .  
36  CLARK, Tyrone   4.0  .   .   .   .  
20  DAVIS, Tommy   4.0  .   .   .   .  
29  DELEGAL, Jordan  3.5  .   .   .   .  
1C  WARD, Jimmie   3.0  .   .   .   .  
99  JEFFERSON, Naba  2.5  0.5/1   .   .   .  
95  PROGAR, Sean   2.0  1.0/1   .   .   .  
54  COFFMAN, Jake   1.5  1.0/2   .   .   .  
58  KRAUSE, Mike   1.5  .   .   .   .  
44  BOLDING, Darnel  1.0  .   .   .   .  
98  PIRKLE, D.J.   1.0  .   .   .   .  
92  LAWSON, Brian   1.0  .   .   .   .  
39  BARNAS, Garrett  1.0  .   .   .   .  
90  BAXTER, Alan   0.5  0.5/1   .   .   .  
1A  BARKSDALE, Greg  0.5  .   .   .   .  
##  Minnesota   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
27  Theret, Kyle   7.0  1.0/1   .   .   .  
2   Collado, Ryan   6.5  .   .   .   .  
9   Lewis, Christyn  6.0  .   1-0   .   .  
21  Vereen, Brock   3.5  .   .   .   .  
51  Tinsley, Gary   3.5  1.5/4   .   .   .  
68  Edwards, Jewhan  3.0  1.0/3   .   .   .  
8A  Reeves, Spencer  2.0  .   .   .   .  
4   Cooper, Keanon   1.5  .   .   .   .  
14  Henderson, Kyle  1.0  .   .   .   .  
57  Hill, Aaron   1.0  .   .   .   .  
96  Kirksey,Brandon  1.0  0.5/1   .   .   .  
35  Hoese, Jon   0.5  .   .   .   .  
18  Buckner, R.J.   0.5  .   .   .   .  
97  Jacobs, Anthony  0.5  .   .   .   .  
5A  Johnson, Johnny  0.5  .   .   .   .  

 

Participation Report

 
Participation Report (Final)

Northern Illinois  
Pos  ##  Offense 
WR   1   MOORE, Martel  
FB   34  SKARB, Kyle  
LT   62  OLSON, Trevor  
LG   70  PEGRAM, Logan  
C   71  WEDIGE, Scott  
RG   72  PAWLAK, Joe  
RT   68  OTIS, Keith  
TE   87  SCHEPLER, Jason 
QB   12  HARNISH, Chand  
RB   28  SPANN, Chad  
WR   80  COX, Landon  
  
Northern Illinois  
Pos  ##  Defense 
DE   54  COFFMAN, Jake  
NG   58  KRAUSE, Mike  
DT   98  PIRKLE, D.J.  
DE   95  PROGAR, Sean  
LD   37  KUBE, Alex  
LB   9   BUTLER, Devon  
LB   36  CLARK, Tyrone  
SS   38  SOBOL, Mike  
CB   5   SMITH, Chris  
FS   20  DAVIS, Tommy  
CB   33  GEORGE, Patrick 
 
Minnesota  
Pos  ##  Offense 
WR   6A  McKnight,Da'Jon 
WR   5   Gray, MarQuis  
TE   85  Lair, Eric  
LT   58  Olson, Ed  
LG   6B  Bunders, Chris  
C   53  Burris, D.J.  
RG   73  Carufel, Matt  
RT   71  Wills, Jeff  
QB   8   Weber, Adam  
RB   22  Bennett, Duane  
WR   81  Allen, Bryant  
  
Minnesota  
Pos  ##  Defense 
DE   95  Wilhite, D.L.  
NT   68  Edwards, Jewhan 
DT   96  Kirksey,Brandon 
DE   97  Jacobs, Anthony 
LB   57  Hill, Aaron  
LB   51  Tinsley, Gary  
LB   4   Cooper, Keanon  
CB   2   Collado, Ryan  
FS   27  Theret, Kyle  
SS   9   Lewis, Christyn 
CB   21  Vereen, Brock  

Northern Illinois: 1C-WARD, Jimmie, 1A-BARKSDALE, Greg, 7-ASHFORD, Perez, 8-STINGILY, Camer, 10-CLARK, Willie, 11-MELVIN, Rashaan, 15-HOPKINS, Jasmin, 17-NG, Matt, 22-CRIDER, Ricky, 23-DANIELS, Kiaree, 26-EDEM, Dan, 29-DELEGAL, Jordan, 32-BELL, Cameron, 35-CKLAMOVSKI, M, 39-BARNAS, Garrett, 44-BOLDING, Darnel, 45-OWEN, Nolan, 46-RAINEY, George, 47-FLAHIVE, Connor, 49-WILBER, Josh, 51-ANDERSON, Zach, 55-HELLAMS, Mike, 60-JACKSON, Ed, 69-O'NEAL, Stephen, 74-KIEL, Adam, 77-VOLK, Jared, 79-KREMPEL, Matt, 81-PALMER, Nathan, 89-MARKS, Jack, 90-BAXTER, Alan, 91-WELLS, Anthony, 92-LAWSON, Brian, 93-COLEMAN, Adam, 97-WINDSOR, Joe, 99-JEFFERSON, Naba.

Minnesota: 4P-Schwerman,David, 4A-Carpenter, Hayo, 5A-Johnson, Johnny, 6-Carter, Michael, 8A-Reeves, Spencer, 9G-Hughes, Curtis, 11-Stoudermire, Tr, 14-Henderson, Kyle, 18-Buckner, R.J., 19-Lueck, Adam, 20-Kirkwood,Donnel, 23-Eskridge,DeLeon, 24-Manuel, James, 26-Rallis, Mike, 28-Watkins, Kenny, 29-Salamon, Shady, 35-Hoese, Jon, 37-Ellestad, Eric, 41-Orseske, Dan, 43-Grant, Ryan, 45-Klitzke, Bryan, 47-Coleman, Ryan, 48-Filkins, Jake, 49-Garin, Matt, 59-Balthazor, Joey, 76-Alford, Dominic, 78-Orton, Ryan, 86-Eure, Tiree, 88-McGarry, Collin, 90-Hahn, Austin, 91-Gregory-McGhee, 92-Simpson, Leston, 99-Hageman, Ra'She.

 

Box Score

 
Box Score (Final)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Northern Illinois...  7 13  0 14  - 34       Record: (2-2)
Minnesota...........  3 10  3  7  - 23       Record: (1-3)

Scoring Summary: 1st 06:21 MINN - Ellestad, Eric 28 yd field goal, 13-65 6:23, NIU 0 - MINN 3 03:26 NIU - SPANN, Chad 3 yd run (CKLAMOVSKI, M kick), 6-76 2:55, NIU 7 - MINN 3 2nd 09:24 NIU - CKLAMOVSKI, M 21 yd field goal, 9-71 4:47, NIU 10 - MINN 3 07:18 MINN - McKnight,Da'Jon 20 yd pass from Weber, Adam (Ellestad, Eric kick), 4-35 2:13, NIU 10 - MINN 10 06:09 MINN - Ellestad, Eric 42 yd field goal, 4--1 1:02, NIU 10 - MINN 13 02:37 NIU - CKLAMOVSKI, M 35 yd field goal, 8-58 3:32, NIU 13 - MINN 13 00:03 NIU - MOORE, Martel 10 yd pass from HARNISH, Chand (CKLAMOVSKI, M kick), 3-11 1:19, NIU 20 - MINN 13 3rd 06:26 MINN - Ellestad, Eric 21 yd field goal, 10-76 4:59, NIU 20 - MINN 16 4th 13:55 NIU - FLAHIVE, Connor 2 yd pass from HARNISH, Chand (CKLAMOVSKI, M kick), 5-67 2:26, NIU 27 - MINN 16 06:22 NIU - SPANN, Chad 61 yd run (CKLAMOVSKI, M kick), 3-79 0:55, NIU 34 - MINN 16 04:18 MINN - Gray, MarQuis 29 yd pass from Weber, Adam (Ellestad, Eric kick), 6-76 2:04, NIU 34 - MINN 23

NIU MINN FIRST DOWNS................... 12 23 RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............ 28-297 32-97 PASSING YDS (NET)............. 81 373 Passes Att-Comp-Int........... 17-11-0 46-31-1 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS..... 45-378 78-470 Fumble Returns-Yards.......... 0-0 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards............ 1-18 1-6 Kickoff Returns-Yards......... 4-75 5-123 Interception Returns-Yards.... 1-0 0-0 Punts (Number-Avg)............ 4-39.8 2-15.5 Fumbles-Lost.................. 1-1 1-0 Penalties-Yards............... 5-45 9-59 Possession Time............... 23:17 36:43 Third-Down Conversions........ 5 of 11 8 of 18 Fourth-Down Conversions....... 0 of 0 1 of 3 Red-Zone Scores-Chances....... 5-5 3-3 Sacks By: Number-Yards........ 0-0 0-0

RUSHING: Northern Illinois-SPANN, Chad 15-223; BELL, Cameron 3-36; CRIDER, Ricky 2-33; HARNISH, Chand 6-7; PALMER, Nathan 1-minus 1; Team 1-minus 1. Minnesota-Bennett, Duane 24-74; Kirkwood,Donnel 5-17; Hoese, Jon 2-3; Eskridge,DeLeon 1-3.

PASSING: Northern Illinois-HARNISH, Chand 11-17-0-81. Minnesota-Weber, Adam 31-46-1-373.

RECEIVING: Northern Illinois-MOORE, Martel 3-24; CLARK, Willie 2-18; SPANN, Chad 2-0; COX, Landon 1-19; SKARB, Kyle 1-16; PALMER, Nathan 1-2; FLAHIVE, Connor 1-2. Minnesota-Gray, MarQuis 8-117; Lair, Eric 7-94; McKnight,Da'Jon 7-72; Allen, Bryant 3-37; Bennett, Duane 3-28; Hoese, Jon 1-12; Eskridge,DeLeon 1-8; McGarry, Collin 1-5.

INTERCEPTIONS: Northern Illinois-GEORGE, Patrick 1-0. Minnesota-None.

FUMBLES: Northern Illinois-HOPKINS, Jasmin 1-1. Minnesota-McKnight,Da'Jon 1-0.

Stadium: TCF Bank Stadium Attendance: 49368 Kickoff time: 7:37 pm End of Game: 10:52 Total elapsed time: 3:15 Officials: Referee: John O'Neill; Umpire: Brad O'Hara; Linesman: Bob Bassett; Line judge: Paul Engelberts; Back judge: Jack Lyman; Field judge: Jeffrey Noggle; Side judge: John Hayes; Temperature: 58 Wind: W 5mph Weather: Clear


Northern Illinois vs Minnesota (Sep 25, 2010 at Minneapolis, Minn.)

SACKS (UA-A): Northern Illinois-None. Minnesota-None.

TACKLES (UA-A): Northern Illinois-SMITH, Chris 7-2; DANIELS, Kiaree 7-1; GEORGE, Patrick 5-1; BUTLER, Devon 3-5; KUBE, Alex 2-5; SOBOL, Mike 3-2; CLARK, Tyrone 2-4; DAVIS, Tommy 1-6; DELEGAL, Jordan 3-1; WARD, Jimmie 3-0; JEFFERSON, Naba 2-1; PROGAR, Sean 1-2; KRAUSE, Mike 1-1; COFFMAN, Jake 1-1; PIRKLE, D.J. 1-0; BARNAS, Garrett 1-0; LAWSON, Brian 1-0; BOLDING, Darnel 1-0; BARKSDALE, Greg 0-1; BAXTER, Alan 0-1. Minnesota-Theret, Kyle 6-2; Collado, Ryan 6-1; Lewis, Christyn 5-2; Vereen, Brock 3-1; Tinsley, Gary 2-3; Edwards, Jewhan 3-0; Reeves, Spencer 2-0; Cooper, Keanon 1-1; Kirksey,Brandon 0-2; Henderson, Kyle 0-2; Hill, Aaron 0-2; Jacobs, Anthony 0-1; Buckner, R.J. 0-1; Hoese, Jon 0-1; Johnson, Johnny 0-1.

Game Starters: Northern Illinois

POS ## OFFENSE WR 1 MOORE, Martel FB 34 SKARB, Kyle LT 62 OLSON, Trevor LG 70 PEGRAM, Logan C 71 WEDIGE, Scott RG 72 PAWLAK, Joe RT 68 OTIS, Keith TE 87 SCHEPLER, Jason QB 12 HARNISH, Chand RB 28 SPANN, Chad WR 80 COX, Landon

POS ## DEFENSE DE 54 COFFMAN, Jake NG 58 KRAUSE, Mike DT 98 PIRKLE, D.J. DE 95 PROGAR, Sean LD 37 KUBE, Alex LB 9 BUTLER, Devon LB 36 CLARK, Tyrone SS 38 SOBOL, Mike CB 5 SMITH, Chris FS 20 DAVIS, Tommy CB 33 GEORGE, Patrick

Minnesota

POS ## OFFENSE WR 6A McKnight,Da'Jon WR 5 Gray, MarQuis TE 85 Lair, Eric LT 58 Olson, Ed LG 6B Bunders, Chris C 53 Burris, D.J. RG 73 Carufel, Matt RT 71 Wills, Jeff QB 8 Weber, Adam RB 22 Bennett, Duane WR 81 Allen, Bryant

POS ## DEFENSE DE 95 Wilhite, D.L. NT 68 Edwards, Jewhan DT 96 Kirksey,Brandon DE 97 Jacobs, Anthony LB 57 Hill, Aaron LB 51 Tinsley, Gary LB 4 Cooper, Keanon CB 2 Collado, Ryan FS 27 Theret, Kyle SS 9 Lewis, Christyn CB 21 Vereen, Brock

Player participation:

Northern Illinois: 1C-WARD, Jimmie, 1A-BARKSDALE, Greg, 7-ASHFORD, Perez, 8-STINGILY, Camer, 10-CLARK, Willie, 11-MELVIN, Rashaan, 15-HOPKINS, Jasmin, 17-NG, Matt, 22-CRIDER, Ricky, 23-DANIELS, Kiaree, 26-EDEM, Dan, 29-DELEGAL, Jordan, 32-BELL, Cameron, 35-CKLAMOVSKI, M, 39-BARNAS, Garrett, 44-BOLDING, Darnel, 45-OWEN, Nolan, 46-RAINEY, George, 47-FLAHIVE, Connor, 49-WILBER, Josh, 51-ANDERSON, Zach, 55-HELLAMS, Mike, 60-JACKSON, Ed, 69-O'NEAL, Stephen, 74-KIEL, Adam, 77-VOLK, Jared, 79-KREMPEL, Matt, 81-PALMER, Nathan, 89-MARKS, Jack, 90-BAXTER, Alan, 91-WELLS, Anthony, 92-LAWSON, Brian, 93-COLEMAN, Adam, 97-WINDSOR, Joe, 99-JEFFERSON, Naba.

Minnesota: 4A-Carpenter, Hayo, 4P-Schwerman,David, 5A-Johnson, Johnny, 6-Carter, Michael, 8A-Reeves, Spencer, 9G-Hughes, Curtis, 11-Stoudermire, Tr, 14-Henderson, Kyle, 18-Buckner, R.J., 19-Lueck, Adam, 20-Kirkwood,Donnel, 23-Eskridge,DeLeon, 24-Manuel, James, 26-Rallis, Mike, 28-Watkins, Kenny, 29-Salamon, Shady, 35-Hoese, Jon, 37-Ellestad, Eric, 41-Orseske, Dan, 43-Grant, Ryan, 45-Klitzke, Bryan, 47-Coleman, Ryan, 48-Filkins, Jake, 49-Garin, Matt, 59-Balthazor, Joey, 76-Alford, Dominic, 78-Orton, Ryan, 86-Eure, Tiree, 88-McGarry, Collin, 90-Hahn, Austin, 91-Gregory-McGhee, 92-Simpson, Leston, 99-Hageman, Ra'She.

 

Play-by-Play Summary

 
Play-by-Play Summary

 

1st Quarter
Niu 1-10 at Niu30 Clock 15:00.
      NIU wins toss and elects to receive.
Niu 1-10 at Niu30 MINN ball on MINN30.
      Ellestad, Eric kickoff 51 yards to the NIU19, out-of-bounds, NIU ball on NIU40.
Niu 1-10 at Niu40 HARNISH, Chand pass incomplete to COX, Landon.
Niu 2-10 at Niu40 SPANN, Chad rush for 4 yards to the NIU44 (Jacobs, Anthony;Theret, Kyle).
Niu 3-6 at Niu44 PENALTY MINN offside (Edwards, Jewhan) 5 yards to the NIU49.
Niu 3-1 at Niu49 PENALTY NIU false start (WEDIGE, Scott) 5 yards to the NIU44.
Niu 3-6 at Niu44 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to SPANN, Chad for loss of 3 yards to the NIU41 (Tinsley, Gary).
Niu 4-9 at Niu41 WILBER, Josh punt 35 yards to the MINN24, fair catch by Allen, Bryant.
      Drive: 3 plays, 1 yards, TOP 02:16
Minn 1-10 at Minn24 MINNESOTA drive start at 12:44.
Minn 1-10 at Minn24 PENALTY MINN false start (Olson, Ed) 5 yards to the MINN19.
Minn 1-15 at Minn19 Bennett, Duane rush for 3 yards to the MINN22 (CLARK, Tyrone;BUTLER, Devon).
Minn 2-12 at Minn22 Bennett, Duane rush for 12 yards to the MINN34, 1ST DOWN MINN (KUBE, Alex).
Minn 1-10 at Minn34 Weber, Adam pass complete to Gray, MarQuis for 16 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN MINN, out-of-bounds (GEORGE, Patrick).
Minn 1-10 at Minn50 Bennett, Duane rush for 1 yard to the NIU49 (CLARK, Tyrone;BUTLER, Devon).
Minn 2-9 at Niu49 Bennett, Duane rush for 7 yards to the NIU42 (GEORGE, Patrick;SOBOL, Mike).
Minn 3-2 at Niu42 Kirkwood,Donnel rush for 8 yards to the NIU34, 1ST DOWN MINN (DAVIS, Tommy;BUTLER, Devon).
Minn 1-10 at Niu34 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to McKnight,Da'Jon.
Minn 2-10 at Niu34 Bennett, Duane rush for 1 yard to the NIU33 (BUTLER, Devon;KUBE, Alex).
Minn 3-9 at Niu33 Weber, Adam pass complete to Bennett, Duane for 14 yards to the NIU19, 1ST DOWN MINN (SMITH, Chris;DAVIS, Tommy).
Minn 1-10 at Niu19 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Gray, MarQuis.
Minn 2-10 at Niu19 Bennett, Duane rush for loss of 2 yards to the NIU21 (BAXTER, Alan;JEFFERSON, Naba).
Minn 3-12 at Niu21 Weber, Adam pass complete to McKnight,Da'Jon for 10 yards to the NIU11, out-of-bounds (SMITH, Chris).
Minn 4-2 at Niu11 Ellestad, Eric field goal attempt from 28 GOOD, clock 06:21.
      Minnesota 3, Northern Illinois 0
      Drive: 13 plays, 65 yards, TOP 06:23
      Ellestad, Eric kickoff 68 yards to the NIU2, HOPKINS, Jasmin return 22 yards to the NIU24 (Lewis, Christyn;Henderson, Kyle).
Niu 1-10 at Niu24 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 06:21.
Niu 1-10 at Niu24 SPANN, Chad rush for 56 yards to the MINN20, 1ST DOWN NIU (Vereen, Brock).
Niu 1-10 at Minn20 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to CLARK, Willie for 8 yards to the MINN12 (Collado, Ryan).
Niu 2-2 at Minn12 HARNISH, Chand rush for loss of 3 yards to the MINN15 (Edwards, Jewhan).
Niu 3-5 at Minn15 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to MOORE, Martel for 8 yards to the MINN7, 1ST DOWN NIU (Collado, Ryan).
Niu 1-G at Minn07 SPANN, Chad rush for 4 yards to the MINN3 (Theret, Kyle).
Niu 2-G at Minn03 SPANN, Chad rush for 3 yards to the MINN0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:26.
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kick attempt good.
      Northern Illinois 7, Minnesota 3
      Drive: 6 plays, 76 yards, TOP 02:55
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kickoff 70 yards to the MINN0, Collado, Ryan return 22 yards to the MINN22 (SOBOL, Mike).
Minn 1-10 at Minn22 MINNESOTA drive start at 03:26.
Minn 1-10 at Minn22 Bennett, Duane rush for 4 yards to the MINN26 (BUTLER, Devon).
Minn 2-6 at Minn26 Bennett, Duane rush for 5 yards to the MINN31 (CLARK, Tyrone).
Minn 3-1 at Minn31 Hoese, Jon rush for 3 yards to the MINN34, 1ST DOWN MINN (JEFFERSON, Naba).
Minn 1-10 at Minn34 Weber, Adam pass complete to Gray, MarQuis for 24 yards to the NIU42, 1ST DOWN MINN (GEORGE, Patrick).
Minn 1-10 at Niu42 Weber, Adam pass complete to Gray, MarQuis for 11 yards to the NIU31, 1ST DOWN MINN (CLARK, Tyrone;DAVIS, Tommy).
Minn 1-10 at Niu31 Bennett, Duane rush for 2 yards to the NIU29 (PIRKLE, D.J.).
      Drive: 6 plays, 49 yards, TOP 04:15
      Northern Illinois 7, Minnesota 3
2nd Quarter
Minn 2-8 at Niu29 Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
Minn 2-8 at Niu29 Bennett, Duane rush for 4 yards to the NIU25 (KUBE, Alex;PROGAR, Sean).
Minn 3-4 at Niu25 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Bennett, Duane.
Minn 4-4 at Niu25 Ellestad, Eric field goal attempt from 42 MISSED - wide right, spot at NIU25, clock 14:11.
      Drive: 9 plays, 53 yards, TOP 04:15
Niu 1-10 at Niu25 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 14:11.
Niu 1-10 at Niu25 PALMER, Nathan rush for loss of 1 yard to the NIU24 (Theret, Kyle).
Niu 2-11 at Niu24 HARNISH, Chand pass incomplete to MOORE, Martel.
Niu 3-11 at Niu24 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to COX, Landon for 19 yards to the NIU43, 1ST DOWN NIU (Vereen, Brock).
Niu 1-10 at Niu43 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to SKARB, Kyle for 16 yards to the MINN41, 1ST DOWN NIU (Collado, Ryan).
Niu 1-10 at Minn41 CRIDER, Ricky rush for 30 yards to the MINN11, 1ST DOWN NIU (Lewis, Christyn).
Niu 1-10 at Minn11 SPANN, Chad rush for 3 yards to the MINN8 (Lewis, Christyn).
Niu 2-7 at Minn08 PENALTY NIU false start (PEGRAM, Logan) 5 yards to the MINN13.
Niu 2-12 at Minn13 SPANN, Chad rush for 3 yards to the MINN10 (Lewis, Christyn).
Niu 3-9 at Minn10 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to MOORE, Martel for 6 yards to the MINN4 (Collado, Ryan).
Niu 4-3 at Minn04 Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 09:28.
Niu 4-3 at Minn04 CKLAMOVSKI, M field goal attempt from 21 GOOD, clock 09:24.
      Northern Illinois 10, Minnesota 3
      Drive: 9 plays, 71 yards, TOP 04:47
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kickoff 62 yards to the MINN8, Collado, Ryan return 57 yards to the NIU35 (DELEGAL, Jordan).
Minn 1-10 at Niu35 MINNESOTA drive start at 09:24.
Minn 1-10 at Niu35 Eskridge,DeLeon rush for 3 yards to the NIU32 (KRAUSE, Mike;BARKSDALE, Greg).
Minn 2-7 at Niu32 Kirkwood,Donnel rush for 1 yard to the NIU31 (KRAUSE, Mike).
Minn 3-6 at Niu31 Weber, Adam pass complete to McKnight,Da'Jon for 11 yards to the NIU20, fumble by McKnight,Da'Jon recovered by MINN TEAM at NIU20, 1ST DOWN MINN, out-of-bounds.
Minn 1-10 at Niu20 Weber, Adam pass complete to McKnight,Da'Jon for 20 yards to the NIU0, 1ST DOWN MINN, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:18.
      Ellestad, Eric kick attempt good.
      Northern Illinois 10, Minnesota 10
      Drive: 4 plays, 35 yards, TOP 02:13
      Ellestad, Eric kickoff 63 yards to the NIU7, HOPKINS, Jasmin return 16 yards to the NIU23, fumble forced by Lewis, Christyn, fumble by HOPKINS, Jasmin recovered by MINN Lewis, Christyn at NIU23.
Minn 1-10 at Niu23 MINNESOTA drive start at 07:11.
Minn 1-10 at Niu23 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to McGarry, Collin.
Minn 2-10 at Niu23 Bennett, Duane rush for 4 yards to the NIU19 (DAVIS, Tommy).
Minn 3-6 at Niu19 PENALTY MINN false start (Wills, Jeff) 5 yards to the NIU24.
Minn 3-11 at Niu24 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Bennett, Duane.
Minn 4-11 at Niu24 Ellestad, Eric field goal attempt from 42 GOOD, clock 06:09.
      Minnesota 13, Northern Illinois 10
      Drive: 4 plays, minus 1 yards, TOP 01:02
      Ellestad, Eric kickoff 65 yards to the NIU5, DAVIS, Tommy return 19 yards to the NIU24 (Johnson, Johnny;Henderson, Kyle).
Niu 1-10 at Niu24 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 06:09.
Niu 1-10 at Niu24 PENALTY MINN offside (Hageman, Ra'She) 5 yards to the NIU29.
Niu 1-5 at Niu29 SPANN, Chad rush for 33 yards to the MINN38, 1ST DOWN NIU (Hill, Aaron;Theret, Kyle).
Niu 1-10 at Minn38 BELL, Cameron rush for 3 yards to the MINN35 (Theret, Kyle).
Niu 2-7 at Minn35 HARNISH, Chand pass incomplete to PALMER, Nathan.
Niu 3-7 at Minn35 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to CLARK, Willie for 10 yards to the MINN25, 1ST DOWN NIU (Collado, Ryan).
Niu 1-10 at Minn25 BELL, Cameron rush for 4 yards to the MINN21 (Collado, Ryan).
Niu 2-6 at Minn21 HARNISH, Chand rush for 1 yard to the MINN20 (Hill, Aaron;Kirksey,Brandon).
Niu 3-5 at Minn20 HARNISH, Chand rush for 2 yards to the MINN18 (Cooper, Keanon).
Niu 4-3 at Minn18 Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 02:42.
Niu 4-3 at Minn18 CKLAMOVSKI, M field goal attempt from 35 GOOD, clock 02:37.
      Northern Illinois 13, Minnesota 13
      Drive: 8 plays, 58 yards, TOP 03:32
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kickoff 70 yards to the MINN0, touchback.
Minn 1-10 at Minn20 MINNESOTA drive start at 02:37.
Minn 1-10 at Minn20 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Gray, MarQuis.
Minn 2-10 at Minn20 Weber, Adam pass complete to Gray, MarQuis for 7 yards to the MINN27 (SMITH, Chris).
Minn 3-3 at Minn27 Bennett, Duane rush for 2 yards to the MINN29 (BOLDING, Darnel).
Minn 4-1 at Minn29 Orseske, Dan punt BLOCKED, recovered by MINN Orseske, Dan at MINN11 (blocked by WARD, Jimmie).
      Drive: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 01:15
Niu 1-10 at Minn11 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 01:22.
Niu 1-10 at Minn11 HARNISH, Chand rush for loss of 2 yards to the MINN13 (Tinsley, Gary;Kirksey,Brandon).
Niu 2-12 at Minn13 HARNISH, Chand rush for 3 yards to the MINN10 (Edwards, Jewhan).
Niu 3-9 at Minn10 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to MOORE, Martel for 10 yards to the MINN0, 1ST DOWN NIU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:03.
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kick attempt good.
      Northern Illinois 20, Minnesota 13
Niu 1-G at Niu30 Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 00:03.
      Drive: 3 plays, 11 yards, TOP 01:19
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kickoff 60 yards to the MINN10, Collado, Ryan return 0 yards to the MINN10.
Minn 1-10 at Minn10 MINNESOTA drive start at 00:03.
Minn 1-10 at Minn10 End of half, clock 00:00.
      Northern Illinois 20, Minnesota 13
3rd Quarter
Minn 1-10 at Minn10 Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, NIU ball on NIU30.
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kickoff 70 yards to the MINN0, touchback.
Minn 1-10 at Minn20 MINNESOTA drive start at 15:00.
Minn 1-10 at Minn20 Weber, Adam pass complete to Gray, MarQuis for 11 yards to the MINN31, 1ST DOWN MINN (SOBOL, Mike;DAVIS, Tommy).
Minn 1-10 at Minn31 Bennett, Duane rush for no gain to the MINN31 (SMITH, Chris).
Minn 2-10 at Minn31 Bennett, Duane rush for loss of 2 yards to the MINN29 (COFFMAN, Jake).
Minn 3-12 at Minn29 Weber, Adam pass complete to Gray, MarQuis for 11 yards to the MINN40 (DANIELS, Kiaree).
Minn 4-1 at Minn40 Hoese, Jon rush for no gain to the MINN40 (BUTLER, Devon).
      Drive: 5 plays, 20 yards, TOP 02:39
Niu 1-10 at Minn40 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 12:21.
Niu 1-10 at Minn40 HARNISH, Chand pass incomplete to SPANN, Chad (Cooper, Keanon).
Niu 2-10 at Minn40 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to SPANN, Chad for 3 yards to the MINN37 (Vereen, Brock;Lewis, Christyn).
Niu 3-7 at Minn37 HARNISH, Chand pass incomplete.
Niu 4-7 at Minn37 WILBER, Josh punt 37 yards to the MINN0, touchback.
      Drive: 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 00:56
Minn 1-10 at Minn20 MINNESOTA drive start at 11:25.
Minn 1-10 at Minn20 Bennett, Duane rush for 1 yard to the MINN21 (LAWSON, Brian).
Minn 2-9 at Minn21 Weber, Adam pass complete to Lair, Eric for 44 yards to the NIU35, 1ST DOWN MINN (SOBOL, Mike).
Minn 1-10 at Niu35 Kirkwood,Donnel rush for 8 yards to the NIU27 (GEORGE, Patrick).
Minn 2-2 at Niu27 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to McGarry, Collin.
Minn 3-2 at Niu27 Kirkwood,Donnel rush for loss of 1 yard to the NIU28 (PROGAR, Sean).
Minn 4-3 at Niu28 Weber, Adam pass complete to Allen, Bryant for 18 yards to the NIU10, 1ST DOWN MINN.
Minn 1-G at Niu10 Bennett, Duane rush for 3 yards to the NIU7 (GEORGE, Patrick), PENALTY MINN holding (Burris, D.J.) 10 yards to the NIU20, NO PLAY.
Minn 1-G at Niu20 Weber, Adam pass complete to McKnight,Da'Jon for 8 yards to the NIU12 (SMITH, Chris).
Minn 2-G at Niu12 Bennett, Duane rush for 8 yards to the NIU4 (PROGAR, Sean;DAVIS, Tommy).
Minn 3-G at Niu04 Timeout Minnesota, clock 06:35.
Minn 3-G at Niu04 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to McGarry, Collin (BUTLER, Devon).
Minn 4-G at Niu04 Ellestad, Eric field goal attempt from 21 GOOD, clock 06:26.
      Northern Illinois 20, Minnesota 16
      Drive: 10 plays, 76 yards, TOP 04:59
      Ellestad, Eric kickoff 63 yards to the NIU7, DAVIS, Tommy return 18 yards to the NIU25 (Hoese, Jon;Buckner, R.J.).
Niu 1-10 at Niu25 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 06:26.
Niu 1-10 at Niu25 SPANN, Chad rush for 5 yards to the NIU30 (Theret, Kyle).
Niu 2-5 at Niu30 SPANN, Chad rush for 1 yard to the NIU31 (Tinsley, Gary;Collado, Ryan).
Niu 3-4 at Niu31 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to PALMER, Nathan for 2 yards to the NIU33 (Lewis, Christyn).
Niu 4-2 at Niu33 WILBER, Josh punt 52 yards to the MINN15, downed.
      Drive: 3 plays, 8 yards, TOP 02:12
Minn 1-10 at Minn15 MINNESOTA drive start at 04:14.
Minn 1-10 at Minn15 Bennett, Duane rush for 7 yards to the MINN22 (KUBE, Alex;BUTLER, Devon).
Minn 2-3 at Minn22 Bennett, Duane rush for 1 yard to the MINN23 (SMITH, Chris).
Minn 3-2 at Minn23 Weber, Adam pass complete to Hoese, Jon for 12 yards to the MINN35, 1ST DOWN MINN, out-of-bounds (SOBOL, Mike).
Minn 1-10 at Minn35 Kirkwood,Donnel rush for 1 yard to the MINN36 (CLARK, Tyrone).
Minn 2-9 at Minn36 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Gray, MarQuis (GEORGE, Patrick).
Minn 3-9 at Minn36 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Allen, Bryant.
Minn 4-9 at Minn36 Schwerman,David punt 31 yards to the NIU33, downed.
      Drive: 6 plays, 21 yards, TOP 02:53
Niu 1-10 at Niu33 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 01:21.
Niu 1-10 at Niu33 SPANN, Chad rush for 30 yards to the MINN37, 1ST DOWN NIU (Vereen, Brock).
Niu 1-10 at Minn37 BELL, Cameron rush for 29 yards to the MINN8, 1ST DOWN NIU (Theret, Kyle).
Niu 1-G at Minn08 SPANN, Chad rush for loss of 2 yards to the MINN10 (Lewis, Christyn), PENALTY MINN offside (Hill, Aaron) 4 yards to the MINN4, NO PLAY.
      Drive: 2 plays, 63 yards, TOP 02:26
      Northern Illinois 20, Minnesota 16
4th Quarter
Niu 1-G at Minn04 Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
Niu 1-G at Minn04 SPANN, Chad rush for 1 yard to the MINN3 (Tinsley, Gary).
Niu 2-G at Minn03 Timeout Minnesota, clock 14:42.
Niu 2-G at Minn03 SPANN, Chad rush for 1 yard to the MINN2 (Tinsley, Gary;Cooper, Keanon).
Niu 3-G at Minn02 HARNISH, Chand pass complete to FLAHIVE, Connor for 2 yards to the MINN0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:55.
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kick attempt good.
      Northern Illinois 27, Minnesota 16
      Drive: 5 plays, 67 yards, TOP 02:26
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kickoff 70 yards to the MINN0, Collado, Ryan return 27 yards to the MINN27 (WARD, Jimmie).
Minn 1-10 at Minn27 MINNESOTA drive start at 13:55.
Minn 1-10 at Minn27 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Lair, Eric.
Minn 2-10 at Minn27 Bennett, Duane rush for 3 yards to the MINN30 (JEFFERSON, Naba).
Minn 3-7 at Minn30 Weber, Adam pass complete to McKnight,Da'Jon for 7 yards to the MINN37, 1ST DOWN MINN (DANIELS, Kiaree).
Minn 1-10 at Minn37 Weber, Adam pass complete to Lair, Eric for 8 yards to the MINN45.
Minn 2-2 at Minn45 Bennett, Duane rush for 55 yards to the NIU0, clock 11:54, PENALTY MINN holding (Lair, Eric) 10 yards to the MINN35, NO PLAY.
Minn 2-12 at Minn35 Weber, Adam pass complete to Bennett, Duane for 6 yards to the MINN41 (SMITH, Chris).
Minn 3-6 at Minn41 Weber, Adam pass complete to Allen, Bryant for 10 yards to the NIU49, 1ST DOWN MINN (GEORGE, Patrick).
Minn 1-10 at Niu49 PENALTY MINN false start (Orton, Ryan) 5 yards to the MINN46.
Minn 1-15 at Minn46 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to McKnight,Da'Jon.
Minn 2-15 at Minn46 Weber, Adam pass complete to Allen, Bryant for 9 yards to the NIU45.
Minn 3-6 at Niu45 Weber, Adam pass intercepted by DAVIS, Tommy at the NIU45, DAVIS, Tommy return to the NIU45, PENALTY NIU personal foul (DELEGAL, Jordan) 15 yards to the NIU30, 1ST DOWN MINN, NO PLAY.
Minn 1-10 at Niu30 Bennett, Duane rush for 8 yards to the NIU22 (KUBE, Alex;DAVIS, Tommy).
Minn 2-2 at Niu22 Bennett, Duane rush for 1 yard to the NIU21 (CLARK, Tyrone;KUBE, Alex).
Minn 3-1 at Niu21 Bennett, Duane rush for no gain to the NIU21 (WARD, Jimmie).
Minn 4-1 at Niu21 Bennett, Duane rush for no gain to the NIU21 (KUBE, Alex).
      Drive: 12 plays, 52 yards, TOP 06:38
Niu 1-10 at Niu21 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 07:17.
Niu 1-10 at Niu21 SPANN, Chad rush for 18 yards to the NIU39, 1ST DOWN NIU (Theret, Kyle).
Niu 1-10 at Niu39 HARNISH, Chand pass incomplete to MOORE, Martel.
Niu 2-10 at Niu39 SPANN, Chad rush for 61 yards to the MINN0, 1ST DOWN NIU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:22.
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kick attempt good.
      Northern Illinois 34, Minnesota 16
      Drive: 3 plays, 79 yards, TOP 00:55
      CKLAMOVSKI, M kickoff 63 yards to the MINN7, Collado, Ryan return 17 yards to the MINN24 (WARD, Jimmie).
Minn 1-10 at Minn24 MINNESOTA drive start at 06:22.
Minn 1-10 at Minn24 Weber, Adam pass complete to McKnight,Da'Jon for 9 yards to the MINN33 (GEORGE, Patrick).
Minn 2-1 at Minn33 Weber, Adam pass complete to Gray, MarQuis for 8 yards to the MINN41, 1ST DOWN MINN (SMITH, Chris;COFFMAN, Jake).
Minn 1-10 at Minn41 Weber, Adam pass complete to Lair, Eric for 5 yards to the MINN46 (DANIELS, Kiaree).
Minn 2-5 at Minn46 Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 05:06.
Minn 2-5 at Minn46 Weber, Adam pass complete to Lair, Eric for 21 yards to the NIU33, 1ST DOWN MINN (BARNAS, Garrett).
Minn 1-10 at Niu33 Bennett, Duane rush for 4 yards to the NIU29 (DELEGAL, Jordan).
Minn 2-6 at Niu29 Weber, Adam pass complete to Gray, MarQuis for 29 yards to the NIU0, 1ST DOWN MINN, TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:18.
      Ellestad, Eric kick attempt good.
      Northern Illinois 34, Minnesota 23
      Drive: 6 plays, 76 yards, TOP 02:04
      Ellestad, Eric kickoff 19 yards to the MINN49, out-of-bounds, NIU ball on MINN49.
Niu 1-10 at Minn49 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 04:18.
      Previous play reviewed and stands as called.
Niu 1-10 at Minn49 SPANN, Chad rush for no gain to the MINN49 (Edwards, Jewhan).
Niu 2-10 at Minn49 Timeout Minnesota, clock 04:11.
Niu 2-10 at Minn49 CRIDER, Ricky rush for 3 yards to the MINN46 (Reeves, Spencer).
Niu 3-7 at Minn46 HARNISH, Chand rush for 6 yards to the MINN40 (Reeves, Spencer).
Niu 4-1 at Minn40 PENALTY NIU delay of game 5 yards to the MINN45.
Niu 4-6 at Minn45 WILBER, Josh punt 35 yards to the MINN10, Allen, Bryant return 6 yards to the MINN16 (DANIELS, Kiaree).
      Drive: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 01:53
Minn 1-10 at Minn16 MINNESOTA drive start at 02:25.
Minn 1-10 at Minn16 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Gray, MarQuis.
Minn 2-10 at Minn16 Weber, Adam pass complete to Lair, Eric for 5 yards to the MINN21 (DANIELS, Kiaree).
Minn 3-5 at Minn21 Weber, Adam pass complete to McKnight,Da'Jon for 7 yards to the MINN28, 1ST DOWN MINN (BUTLER, Devon).
Minn 1-10 at Minn28 Weber, Adam pass complete to McGarry, Collin for 5 yards to the MINN33 (DANIELS, Kiaree).
Minn 2-5 at Minn33 Weber, Adam pass complete to Bennett, Duane for 8 yards to the MINN41, 1ST DOWN MINN (DANIELS, Kiaree;DELEGAL, Jordan).
Minn 1-10 at Minn41 Weber, Adam pass complete to Lair, Eric for 11 yards to the NIU48, 1ST DOWN MINN (DELEGAL, Jordan).
Minn 1-10 at Niu48 Weber, Adam pass complete to Lair, Eric for no gain to the NIU48 (DANIELS, Kiaree), PENALTY NIU personal foul (DANIELS, Kiaree) 15 yards to the NIU33, 1ST DOWN MINN.
Minn 1-10 at Niu33 1st and 10.
Minn 1-10 at Niu33 Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 00:47.
Minn 1-10 at Niu33 Weber, Adam pass complete to Eskridge,DeLeon for 8 yards to the NIU25 (SMITH, Chris).
Minn 2-2 at Niu25 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to McKnight,Da'Jon.
Minn 3-2 at Niu25 Weber, Adam pass incomplete to Carpenter, Hayo, PENALTY MINN holding (Burris, D.J.) 10 yards to the NIU35, NO PLAY.
Minn 3-12 at Niu35 Weber, Adam pass intercepted by GEORGE, Patrick at the NIU0, GEORGE, Patrick return 0 yards to the NIU0, touchback.
      Drive: 10 plays, 49 yards, TOP 02:19
Niu 1-10 at Niu20 NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 00:06.
Niu 1-10 at Niu20 Team rush for loss of 1 yard to the NIU19.
Niu 2-11 at Niu19 End of game, clock 00:00.
      Drive: 1 plays, minus 1 yards, TOP 00:06
      FINAL SCORE
      Northern Illinois 34, Minnesota 23