NIU Falls To Utah State In Poinsettia BowlBrian Suite intercepted Jordan Lynch's pass and recovered a fumble by the Heisman Trophy finalist to help Utah State beat No. 24 Northern Illinois 21-14 on Thursday night in the Poinsettia Bowl.
NIU's Lynch Aiming For History With Poinsettia Bowl AppearanceJordan Lynch already owns the major college record for yards rushing for a quarterback, with 1,881. With 119 yards to go, he can become the first player to rush for 2,000 yards and throw for 2,000.
NIU To Play In Poinsettia BowlFollowing a 47-27 loss to Bowling Green in the MAC Championship Game, Northern Illinois will not play in a BCS game this year. Instead the Huskies have accepted a bid to play in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego.