McNichols Scores 3 Times In Boise's 55-7 Rout Of Northern IllinoisJeremy McNichols scored three touchdowns, the first one just 58 seconds into the game, and finished with 189 total yards.
Northern Illinois To Play Boise State In Poinsettia BowlThe game will be played at 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 23.
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.