Maybe this is a precursor to Saturday BCS chaos?
Northern Illinois was removed from BCS bowl contention and Jordan Lynch's chances at the Heisman were dashed, after the Huskies were handled by Bowling Green 47-27 in the MAC Championship Friday night at Ford Field.
The previous two years in the title game, Northern Illinois had faced early deficits, only to come back from both and win each game. When it got behind early this Friday, there was no coming back.
Bowling Green quarterback Matt Johnson tossed his fourth touchdown pass of the first half to Alex Bayer with 13 seconds left in the second quarter to put the Eagles up 31-13 heading into the break.
The Huskies and quarterback Lynch drove down the field for a touchdown to start the third quarter but a missed field goal on their next possession kept the deficit at 11. And With Bowling Green up 34-20 in the fourth, Johnson found running back Travis Greene for a 6-yard touchdown and a 40-20 lead. There was not nearly enough time for anRead More »from Bowling Green eliminates Northern Illinois’ BCS chances with 47-27 win in MAC Championship