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Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008)

Scoring Summary


                            Scoring Summary (Final)
                            The Automated ScoreBook
     Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)

                Northern Illinois (6-7) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-5)
Date: Dec 28, 2008  Site: Shreveport, La.       Stadium: Independence Stadium
Attendance: 41567

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Northern Illinois...  7  0  3  0  - 10
Louisiana Tech......  7  7  3  0  - 17



Scoring Summary:
1st 01:56 NIU - SKARB, Kyle 8 yd pass from HARNISH, Chand. (SALERNO, Mike kick)
                                                11 plays, 69 yards, TOP 5:50, NIU 7 - TECH 0
    01:43 TECH - Livas, P 97 yd kickoff return (Oestriecher, B kick)
                                                                              NIU 7 - TECH 7
2nd 13:41 TECH - Porter, D 11 yd run (Oestriecher, B kick)
                                                5 plays, 42 yards, TOP 2:04, NIU 7 - TECH 14
3rd 11:54 TECH - Oestriecher, B 33 yd field goal
                                                8 plays, 49 yards, TOP 3:06, NIU 7 - TECH 17
    07:31 NIU - SALERNO, Mike 20 yd field goal
                                              10 plays, 66 yards, TOP 4:23, NIU 10 - TECH 17



Kickoff time: 7:17 pm   End of Game: 10:43     Total elapsed time: 3:26
Officials: Referee: David Epperley; Umpire: Mark Baynes; Linesman: Gary Calip;
Line judge: Rod Pearson; Back judge: Paul Jones; Field judge: Tony Meyer;
Side judge: Greg Shields; Scorer: Troy Mitchell;
Temperature: 44        Wind: ESE at 3  Weather: P. Cloudy, Hum 69%




Team Statistics


                            Team Statistics (Final)
                            The Automated ScoreBook
     Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)

                                    NIU     TECH

FIRST DOWNS...................       17       12
  Rushing.....................        8        4
  Passing.....................        9        6
  Penalty.....................        0        2
NET YARDS RUSHING.............      153       92
  Rushing Attempts............       31       31
  Average Per Rush............      4.9      3.0
  Rushing Touchdowns..........        0        1
  Yards Gained Rushing........      155      123
  Yards Lost Rushing..........        2       31
NET YARDS PASSING.............      186      144
  Completions-Attempts-Int....  20-41-2  12-27-0
  Average Per Attempt.........      4.5      5.3
  Average Per Completion......      9.3     12.0
  Passing Touchdowns..........        1        0
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS...........      339      236
  Total offense plays.........       72       58
  Average Gain Per Play.......      4.7      4.1
Fumbles: Number-Lost..........      3-1      2-1
Penalties: Number-Yards.......     7-70     6-40
PUNTS-YARDS...................    6-212    8-285
  Average Yards Per Punt......     35.3     35.6
  Net Yards Per Punt..........     34.5     35.6
  Inside 20...................        0        4
  50+ Yards...................        0        0
  Touchbacks..................        0        0
  Fair catch..................        3        2
KICKOFFS-YARDS................    3-174    4-248
  Average Yards Per Kickoff...     58.0     62.0
  Net Yards Per Kickoff.......     14.0     38.2
  Touchbacks..................        0        0
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD.    2-0-0    2-5-0
  Average Per Return..........      0.0      2.5
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD   4-95-0  3-132-1
  Average Per Return..........     23.8     44.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD..    0-0-0    2-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.    0-0-0    0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards...........        0        0
Possession Time...............    33:12    26:48
  1st Quarter.................    11:46     3:14
  2nd Quarter.................     6:19     8:41
  3rd Quarter.................     8:15     6:45
  4th Quarter.................     6:52     8:08
Third-Down Conversions........  7 of 16  2 of 14
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 2   0 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      2-4      2-2
Sacks By: Number-Yards........     3-15      0-0
PAT Kicks.....................      1-1      2-2
Field Goals...................      1-1      1-2



Individual Statistics


                                 Individual Statistics (Final)
                                    The Automated ScoreBook
             Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)


Northern Illinois

Rushing         No Gain Loss  Net TD Lg  Avg
--------------------------------------------
SPANN, Chad     14   79    0   79  0 27  5.6
HARNISH, Chand. 12   61    0   61  0 17  5.1
PALMER, Nathan   1   12    0   12  0 12 12.0
BROWN, Me'co     1    2    0    2  0  2  2.0
GRADY, DeMarcus  2    1    0    1  0  1  0.5
TEAM             1    0    2   -2  0  0 -2.0
Totals...       31  155    2  153  0 27  4.9

Passing         Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Long Sack
--------------------------------------------
HARNISH, Chand.   40-20-2   186  1   40    0
SIMON, Matt        1-0-0      0  0    0    0
Totals...         41-20-2   186  1   40    0

Receiving        No.  Yds   TD Long
-----------------------------------
SIMON, Matt        6   44    0   14
PEREZ, Marcus      2   44    0   40
CUNNINGHAM, R.     2   26    0   14
SPANN, Chad        2   15    0    8
COX, Landon        2   15    0    9
TURNER, Greg       2   15    0    8
SKARB, Kyle        1    8    1    8
FLAHIVE, Connor    1    8    0    8
BROWN, Me'co       1    6    0    6
DAVIS, Britt       1    5    0    5
Totals...         20  186    1   40

Punting          No.  Yds   Avg Long In20   TB
----------------------------------------------
SALERNO, Mike      1   15  15.0   15    0    0
DITTBENNER, A.     5  197  39.4   44    0    0
Totals...          6  212  35.3   44    0    0

                  Punts   Kickoffs  Intercept
All Returns     No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
---------------------------------------------
TURNER, Greg     1   4  4  0   0  0  0   0  0
BROWN, Me'co     1  -4  0  0   0  0  0   0  0
CRIDER, Ricky    0   0  0  4  95 28  0   0  0
Totals...        2   0  4  4  95 28  0   0  0

Field goal attempts
----------------------------------------
SALERNO, Mike   3rd 07:31  20 yds - Good

Kickoffs         No.  Yds  TB  OB   Avg
---------------------------------------
SALERNO, Mike      3  174   0   0  58.0



Louisiana Tech

Rushing         No Gain Loss  Net TD Lg  Avg
--------------------------------------------
Porter, D       18   93   15   78  1 20  4.3
Livas, P         3   15    0   15  0 10  5.0
Jackson, P       5    9    0    9  0  6  1.8
Harris, Q        1    6    0    6  0  6  6.0
Jenkins, R       4    0   16  -16  0  0 -4.0
Totals...       31  123   31   92  1 20  3.0

Passing         Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Long Sack
--------------------------------------------
Jenkins, R        27-12-0   144  0   34    3
Totals...         27-12-0   144  0   34    3

Receiving        No.  Yds   TD Long
-----------------------------------
Livas, P           4   18    0    7
Tuminello, H       2   30    0   16
Beck, P            2   17    0   10
Jackson, P         1   34    0   34
Porter, D          1   24    0   24
Morris, D          1   15    0   15
Womack, S          1    6    0    6
Totals...         12  144    0   34

Punting          No.  Yds   Avg Long In20   TB
----------------------------------------------
Keagle, C          8  285  35.6   42    4    0
Totals...          8  285  35.6   42    4    0

                  Punts   Kickoffs  Intercept
All Returns     No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
---------------------------------------------
Livas, P         1  -4  0  1  97 97  0   0  0
Beck, P          1   9  9  1  29 29  0   0  0
Brown, W         0   0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0
Mitchell, D      0   0  0  1   6  6  0   0  0
Young, D         0   0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0
Totals...        2   5  9  3 132 97  2   0  0

Field goal attempts
----------------------------------------
Oestriecher, B  2nd 00:15  41 yds - Blocked
Oestriecher, B  3rd 11:54  33 yds - Good

Kickoffs         No.  Yds  TB  OB   Avg
---------------------------------------
Oestriecher, B     4  248   0   0  62.0



FUMBLES: Northern Illinois-TURNER, Greg 1-1; BROWN, Me'co 1-0; CUNNINGHAM, R. 1-0. Louisiana
Tech-Jackson, P 1-1; Livas, P 1-0.


Drive Chart


                                      Drive Chart (Final)
                                    The Automated ScoreBook
             Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)

                 Drive Started             Drive Ended             Consumed
Team     Qtr Spot Time   Obtained      Spot Time   How Lost      Pl-Yds   TOP 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NIU      1st N31  15:00  Kickoff       T19  10:02  Downs         10-50   4:58#
NIU      1st N31  07:46  Punt          T00  01:56 *TOUCHDOWN     11-69   5:50#
NIU      1st N36  01:43  Kickoff       N27  00:45  Punt           3--9   0:58
NIU      2nd N34  13:41  Kickoff       N36  11:56  Punt           3-2    1:45
NIU      2nd T46  09:42  Downs         T20  06:37  Interception   6-26   3:05#
NIU      2nd N12  03:20  Punt          N21  02:06  Punt           3-9    1:14
NIU      2nd N24  00:00  Punt          N24  00:36  Fumble         0-0    0:00
NIU      2nd N24  00:15  Missed FG     N22  00:00  End of half    1--2   0:15
NIU      3rd N31  11:54  Kickoff       T03  07:31 *FIELD GOAL    10-66   4:23#
NIU      3rd N11  04:16  Punt          N20  00:24  Punt           6-9    3:52
NIU      4th N23  14:10  Punt          N26  13:11  Punt           3-3    0:59
NIU      4th N07  10:27  Punt          N15  08:45  Punt           3-8    1:42
NIU      4th N12  07:48  Fumble        N23  06:25  Interception   3-11   1:23
NIU      4th N10  04:39  Punt          T46  02:22  Downs          8-44   2:17
NIU      4th N23  00:31  Punt          N36  00:00  End of half    3-13   0:31

TECH     1st T19  10:02  Downs         T41  07:46  Punt           6-22   2:16
TECH     1st N00  01:43  Kickoff       N00  01:43 *TOUCHDOWN      0-0    0:00
TECH     1st N42  00:45  Punt          N00  13:41 *TOUCHDOWN      5-42   2:04#
TECH     2nd T26  11:56  Punt          T46  09:42  Downs          5-20   2:14
TECH     2nd T20  06:37  Interception  T46  03:20  Punt           6-26   3:17
TECH     2nd T39  02:06  Punt          T42  00:36  Punt           3-3    1:30
TECH     2nd N24  00:36  Fumble        N24  00:15  Missed FG      4-0    0:21
TECH     3rd T38  15:00  Kickoff       N13  11:54 *FIELD GOAL     8-49   3:06#
TECH     3rd T20  07:31  Kickoff       N45  04:16  Punt           7-35   3:15
TECH     3rd T32  00:24  Punt          T40  14:10  Punt           3-8    1:14
TECH     4th T42  13:11  Punt          N44  10:27  Punt           4-14   2:44
TECH     4th N49  08:45  Punt          N12  07:48  Fumble         3-37   0:57
TECH     4th N37  06:25  Interception  N42  04:39  Punt           3--5   1:46
TECH     4th T46  02:22  Downs         T36  00:31  Punt           3--10  1:51

NIU                       1st   2nd   3rd   4th     1st   2nd       
                          Qtr   Qtr   Qtr   Qtr    Half  Half  Total
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Time of possession       11:46 06:19 08:15 06:52   18:05 15:07 33:12
3rd Down Conversions      3/5   0/2   2/4   2/5     3/7   4/9   7/16
Avg Field Position        N32   N31   N21   N15     N31   N16   N24
4th Down Conversions      0/1   0/0   0/0   0/1     0/1   0/1   0/2

TECH                      1st   2nd   3rd   4th     1st   2nd       
                          Qtr   Qtr   Qtr   Qtr    Half  Half  Total
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Time of possession       03:14 08:41 06:45 08:08   11:55 14:53 26:48
3rd Down Conversions      1/2   0/4   1/3   0/5     1/6   1/8   2/14
Avg Field Position        N41   T40   T30   T50     T48   T41   T45
4th Down Conversions      0/0   0/1   0/0   0/0     0/1   0/0   0/1


                                    Drive Chart (By Quarter)

                 Drive Started             Drive Ended             Consumed
Team     Qtr Spot Time   Obtained      Spot Time   How Lost      Pl-Yds   TOP 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NIU      1st N31  15:00  Kickoff       T19  10:02  Downs         10-50   4:58#
TECH     1st T19  10:02  Downs         T41  07:46  Punt           6-22   2:16
NIU      1st N31  07:46  Punt          T00  01:56 *TOUCHDOWN     11-69   5:50#
TECH     1st N00  01:43  Kickoff       N00  01:43 *TOUCHDOWN      0-0    0:00
NIU      1st N36  01:43  Kickoff       N27  00:45  Punt           3--9   0:58
TECH     1st N42  00:45  Punt          N00  13:41 *TOUCHDOWN      5-42   2:04#

NIU      2nd N34  13:41  Kickoff       N36  11:56  Punt           3-2    1:45
TECH     2nd T26  11:56  Punt          T46  09:42  Downs          5-20   2:14
NIU      2nd T46  09:42  Downs         T20  06:37  Interception   6-26   3:05#
TECH     2nd T20  06:37  Interception  T46  03:20  Punt           6-26   3:17
NIU      2nd N12  03:20  Punt          N21  02:06  Punt           3-9    1:14
TECH     2nd T39  02:06  Punt          T42  00:36  Punt           3-3    1:30
NIU      2nd N24  00:00  Punt          N24  00:36  Fumble         0-0    0:00
TECH     2nd N24  00:36  Fumble        N24  00:15  Missed FG      4-0    0:21
NIU      2nd N24  00:15  Missed FG     N22  00:00  End of half    1--2   0:15

TECH     3rd T38  15:00  Kickoff       N13  11:54 *FIELD GOAL     8-49   3:06#
NIU      3rd N31  11:54  Kickoff       T03  07:31 *FIELD GOAL    10-66   4:23#
TECH     3rd T20  07:31  Kickoff       N45  04:16  Punt           7-35   3:15
NIU      3rd N11  04:16  Punt          N20  00:24  Punt           6-9    3:52
TECH     3rd T32  00:24  Punt          T40  14:10  Punt           3-8    1:14

NIU      4th N23  14:10  Punt          N26  13:11  Punt           3-3    0:59
TECH     4th T42  13:11  Punt          N44  10:27  Punt           4-14   2:44
NIU      4th N07  10:27  Punt          N15  08:45  Punt           3-8    1:42
TECH     4th N49  08:45  Punt          N12  07:48  Fumble         3-37   0:57
NIU      4th N12  07:48  Fumble        N23  06:25  Interception   3-11   1:23
TECH     4th N37  06:25  Interception  N42  04:39  Punt           3--5   1:46
NIU      4th N10  04:39  Punt          T46  02:22  Downs          8-44   2:17
TECH     4th T46  02:22  Downs         T36  00:31  Punt           3--10  1:51
NIU      4th N23  00:31  Punt          N36  00:00  End of half    3-13   0:31



Defensive Statistics


                                Defensive Statistics (Final)
                                  The Automated ScoreBook
           Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)


Northern Illinois   
## Player          Solo  Ast  Tot  TFL/Yds  FF FR-Yd Intc BrUp Blkd Sack/Yds QH
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
26 HANSON, Cory       1    8    9  0.5/1    .   .     .      2    .      .     1
4  BRYANT, David      2    5    7     .     .   .     .      1    .      .     .
9  ALLEN, Josh        1    5    6  0.5/0    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
53 McCARTHY, Tim      2    3    5  1.5/3    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
2  RICE, Melvin       1    4    5     .     .   .     .      2    .      .     .
25 WILSON, Tracy      2    2    4  1.0/9    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
69 KRUTSCH, Alex      .    4    4  0.5/2    .   .     .      .    .   0.5/2    .
38 SOBOL, Mike        .    4    4     .     .   .     .      1    .      .     .
24 PRUITT, Bradley    2    1    3  1.0/1    .   .     .      1    .      .     .
93 COLEMAN, Adam      1    2    3  0.5/1    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
56 BICE, Brandon      1    2    3  1.5/4    .   .     .      .    .   1.5/4    .
36 CARTER, Chase      2    .    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
54 COFFMAN, Jake      2    .    2  1.0/9    .   .     .      .    .   1.0/9    .
37 KUBE, Alex         1    1    2  0.5/0    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
43 GRIFFIN, T.J.      1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1
83 CUNNINGHAM, R.     1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
51 ENGLISH, Larry     1    .    1  1.0/2    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
22 CRIDER, Ricky      1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
58 KRAUSE, Mike       .    1    1  0.5/1    .  1-0    .      .    1      .     .
99 RUSCH, Craig       .    .    .     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1

Louisiana Tech      
## Player          Solo  Ast  Tot  TFL/Yds  FF FR-Yd Intc BrUp Blkd Sack/Yds QH
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
35 Brown, W          10    4   14     .     .  1-0   1-0     1    .      .     .
37 Harris, Q          5    1    6     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1
25 Young, D           4    2    6     .     .   .    1-0     .    .      .     .
15 Victorian, J       4    2    6     .     .   .     .      2    .      .     .
27 Howze, S           3    3    6     .     .   .     .      3    .      .     .
58 Jackson, Bra       2    3    5     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
34 Baker, A           2    2    4     .     1   .     .      .    .      .     .
44 Cole, A            1    3    4     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
91 Broha, M           .    3    3     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
83 Stuart, R          1    1    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
40 Washington, K      1    1    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
45 Dudley, J          .    2    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
22 Anderson, A        1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
93 Lacey, C           1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1
5  Smith, D           1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1
48 Rust, D            .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
28 Carter, T          .    1    1     .     .   .     .      1    .      .     .
61 Barron, J          .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1
90 Hitt, M            .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
26 Compton, M         .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
97 Jordan, K          .    .    .     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1



Participation Report


                          Participation Report (Final)
                            The Automated ScoreBook
     Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)


Northern Illinois                              Louisiana Tech

POS  ## OFFENSE                                POS  ## OFFENSE
     62 OLSON, Trevor                               11 Jenkins, R
     50 ADAMSKI, Eddie                              20 Porter, D
     47 FLAHIVE, Connor                             47 Harrison, A
     78 KELLER, Dan                                 6  Livas, P
     87 SCHEPLER, Jason                             82 Beck, P
     60 BROST, Jon                                  49 Morris, D
     10 CLARK, Willie                               74 McGill, R
     12 HARNISH, Chand.                             62 Harris, B
     28 SPANN, Chad                                 60 Roberts, L
     7  DAVIS, Britt                                79 Cavitt, K
     5  PEREZ, Marcus                               76 Harmon, C

POS  ## DEFENSE                                POS  ## DEFENSE
     51 ENGLISH, Larry                              97 Jordan, K
     58 KRAUSE, Mike                                83 Stuart, R
     69 KRUTSCH, Alex                               5  Smith, D
     54 COFFMAN, Jake                               91 Broha, M
     9  ALLEN, Josh                                 37 Harris, Q
     53 McCARTHY, Tim                               58 Jackson, Bra
     26 HANSON, Cory                                35 Brown, W
     2  RICE, Melvin                                25 Young, D
     38 SOBOL, Mike                                 34 Baker, A
     4  BRYANT, David                               27 Howze, S
     36 CARTER, Chase                               21 Faust, D


 Northern Illinois: 3-GRADY, DeMarcus, 8-BROWN, Me'co, 11-LEWIS, Marcus, 16-SALERNO, Mike, 17-TURNER, Greg, 18-DITTBENNER, A.,
 21-ANDERSON, Just., 22-CRIDER, Ricky, 23-DANIELS, Kiaree, 24-PRUITT, Bradley, 25-WILSON, Tracy, 29-SCHILLER, Pat,
 33-GEORGE, Patrick, 34-SKARB, Kyle, 37-KUBE, Alex, 42-TRANCHITELLA, 43-GRIFFIN, T.J., 45-CRUIKSHANK, Ja., 46-PRATT, David,
 48-KRITIKOS, Mike, 52-BROWN, Phil, 55-OWEN, Nolan, 56-BICE, Brandon, 65-ONYEBUAGU, J., 80-COX, Landon, 81-PALMER, Nathan,
 83-CUNNINGHAM, R., 84-CLASEY, Tyler, 85-SIMON, Matt, 93-COLEMAN, Adam, 98-PIRKLE, D.J., 99-RUSCH, Craig.

 Louisiana Tech: 4-Calais, T, 8-Simmons, S, 15-Victorian, J, 17-Keagle, C, 19-Womack, S, 22-Anderson, A, 23-Jackson, P,
 26-Compton, M, 28-Carter, T, 30-Perkins, D, 33-Oestriecher, B, 40-Washington, K, 42-Brown, K, 43-Mitchell, D, 44-Cole, A,
 45-Dudley, J, 48-Rust, D, 52-Graham, T, 61-Barron, J, 80-Tuminello, H, 90-Hitt, M, 93-Lacey, C.



Box Score

                               Box Score (Final)
     Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Northern Illinois...  7  0  3  0  - 10       Record: (6-7)
Louisiana Tech......  7  7  3  0  - 17       Record: (8-5)



Scoring Summary:
1st 01:56 NIU - SKARB, Kyle 8 yd pass from HARNISH, Chand. (SALERNO, Mike kick), 11-69 5:50, NIU 7 - TECH 0
    01:43 TECH - Livas, P 97 yd kickoff return (Oestriecher, B kick), , NIU 7 - TECH 7
2nd 13:41 TECH - Porter, D 11 yd run (Oestriecher, B kick), 5-42 2:04, NIU 7 - TECH 14
3rd 11:54 TECH - Oestriecher, B 33 yd field goal, 8-49 3:06, NIU 7 - TECH 17
    07:31 NIU - SALERNO, Mike 20 yd field goal, 10-66 4:23, NIU 10 - TECH 17



                                    NIU     TECH
FIRST DOWNS...................       17       12
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   31-153    31-92
PASSING YDS (NET).............      186      144
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  41-20-2  27-12-0
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   72-339   58-236
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............      2-0      2-5
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........     4-95    3-132
Interception Returns-Yards....      0-0      2-0
Punts (Number-Avg)............   6-35.3   8-35.6
Fumbles-Lost..................      3-1      2-1
Penalties-Yards...............     7-70     6-40
Possession Time...............    33:12    26:48
Third-Down Conversions........  7 of 16  2 of 14
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 2   0 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      2-4      2-2
Sacks By: Number-Yards........     3-15      0-0


RUSHING: Northern Illinois-SPANN, Chad 14-79; HARNISH, Chand. 12-61;
PALMER, Nathan 1-12; BROWN, Me'co 1-2; GRADY, DeMarcus 2-1; TEAM 1-minus 2.
Louisiana Tech-Porter, D 18-78; Livas, P 3-15; Jackson, P 5-9; Harris, Q 1-6;
Jenkins, R 4-minus 16.

PASSING: Northern Illinois-HARNISH, Chand. 20-40-2-186; SIMON, Matt
0-1-0-0. Louisiana Tech-Jenkins, R 12-27-0-144.

RECEIVING: Northern Illinois-SIMON, Matt 6-44; PEREZ, Marcus 2-44;
CUNNINGHAM, R. 2-26; SPANN, Chad 2-15; COX, Landon 2-15; TURNER, Greg 2-15;
SKARB, Kyle 1-8; FLAHIVE, Connor 1-8; BROWN, Me'co 1-6; DAVIS, Britt 1-5.
Louisiana Tech-Livas, P 4-18; Tuminello, H 2-30; Beck, P 2-17; Jackson, P 1-34;
Porter, D 1-24; Morris, D 1-15; Womack, S 1-6.

INTERCEPTIONS: Northern Illinois-None. Louisiana Tech-Brown, W 1-0;
Young, D 1-0.

FUMBLES: Northern Illinois-TURNER, Greg 1-1; BROWN, Me'co 1-0;
CUNNINGHAM, R. 1-0. Louisiana Tech-Jackson, P 1-1; Livas, P 1-0.

Stadium: Independence Stadium  Attendance: 41567
Kickoff time: 7:17 pm   End of Game: 10:43     Total elapsed time: 3:26
Officials: Referee: David Epperley; Umpire: Mark Baynes; Linesman: Gary Calip;
Line judge: Rod Pearson; Back judge: Paul Jones; Field judge: Tony Meyer;
Side judge: Greg Shields; Scorer: Troy Mitchell;
Temperature: 44        Wind: ESE at 3  Weather: P. Cloudy, Hum 69%



     Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)

SACKS (UA-A): Northern Illinois-BICE, Brandon 1-1; COFFMAN, Jake 1-0;
KRUTSCH, Alex 0-1. Louisiana Tech-None.

TACKLES (UA-A): Northern Illinois-HANSON, Cory 1-8; BRYANT, David 2-5;
ALLEN, Josh 1-5; McCARTHY, Tim 2-3; RICE, Melvin 1-4; WILSON, Tracy 2-2; SOBOL,
Mike 0-4; KRUTSCH, Alex 0-4; PRUITT, Bradley 2-1; COLEMAN, Adam 1-2; BICE,
Brandon 1-2; COFFMAN, Jake 2-0; CARTER, Chase 2-0; KUBE, Alex 1-1; CUNNINGHAM,
R. 1-0; ENGLISH, Larry 1-0; GRIFFIN, T.J. 1-0; CRIDER, Ricky 1-0; KRAUSE, Mike
0-1. Louisiana Tech-Brown, W 10-4; Harris, Q 5-1; Young, D 4-2; Victorian, J
4-2; Howze, S 3-3; Jackson, Bra 2-3; Baker, A 2-2; Cole, A 1-3; Broha, M 0-3;
Washington, K 1-1; Stuart, R 1-1; Dudley, J 0-2; Smith, D 1-0; Lacey, C 1-0;
Anderson, A 1-0; Hitt, M 0-1; Compton, M 0-1; Barron, J 0-1; Rust, D 0-1;
Carter, T 0-1.


Game Starters:
Northern Illinois

POS  ## OFFENSE
     62 OLSON, Trevor
     50 ADAMSKI, Eddie
     47 FLAHIVE, Connor
     78 KELLER, Dan
     87 SCHEPLER, Jason
     60 BROST, Jon
     10 CLARK, Willie
     12 HARNISH, Chand.
     28 SPANN, Chad
     7  DAVIS, Britt
     5  PEREZ, Marcus

POS  ## DEFENSE
     51 ENGLISH, Larry
     58 KRAUSE, Mike
     69 KRUTSCH, Alex
     54 COFFMAN, Jake
     9  ALLEN, Josh
     53 McCARTHY, Tim
     26 HANSON, Cory
     2  RICE, Melvin
     38 SOBOL, Mike
     4  BRYANT, David
     36 CARTER, Chase

Louisiana Tech

POS  ## OFFENSE
     11 Jenkins, R
     20 Porter, D
     47 Harrison, A
     6  Livas, P
     82 Beck, P
     49 Morris, D
     74 McGill, R
     62 Harris, B
     60 Roberts, L
     79 Cavitt, K
     76 Harmon, C

POS  ## DEFENSE
     97 Jordan, K
     83 Stuart, R
     5  Smith, D
     91 Broha, M
     37 Harris, Q
     58 Jackson, Bra
     35 Brown, W
     25 Young, D
     34 Baker, A
     27 Howze, S
     21 Faust, D


Player participation:


Northern Illinois: 3-GRADY, DeMarcus, 8-BROWN, Me'co, 11-LEWIS, Marcus, 16-SALERNO, Mike, 17-TURNER, Greg, 18-DITTBENNER, A.,
21-ANDERSON, Just., 22-CRIDER, Ricky, 23-DANIELS, Kiaree, 24-PRUITT, Bradley, 25-WILSON, Tracy, 29-SCHILLER, Pat,
33-GEORGE, Patrick, 34-SKARB, Kyle, 37-KUBE, Alex, 42-TRANCHITELLA, 43-GRIFFIN, T.J., 45-CRUIKSHANK, Ja., 46-PRATT, David,
48-KRITIKOS, Mike, 52-BROWN, Phil, 55-OWEN, Nolan, 56-BICE, Brandon, 65-ONYEBUAGU, J., 80-COX, Landon, 81-PALMER, Nathan,
83-CUNNINGHAM, R., 84-CLASEY, Tyler, 85-SIMON, Matt, 93-COLEMAN, Adam, 98-PIRKLE, D.J., 99-RUSCH, Craig.

Louisiana Tech: 4-Calais, T, 8-Simmons, S, 15-Victorian, J, 17-Keagle, C, 19-Womack, S, 22-Anderson, A, 23-Jackson, P,
26-Compton, M, 28-Carter, T, 30-Perkins, D, 33-Oestriecher, B, 40-Washington, K, 42-Brown, K, 43-Mitchell, D, 44-Cole, A,
45-Dudley, J, 48-Rust, D, 52-Graham, T, 61-Barron, J, 80-Tuminello, H, 90-Hitt, M, 93-Lacey, C.




Play-by-Play Summary


                               Play-by-Play Summary (1st quarter)
                                    The Automated ScoreBook
             Northern Illinois vs Louisiana Tech (Dec 28, 2008 at Shreveport, La.)

               Coin Toss: La Tech Wins and defers defend North Goal. NIU recieves.
  N 1-10 N30   TECH ball on TECH30.

                   Oestriecher, B kickoff 65 yards to the NIU5, CRIDER, Ricky return 26
                   yards to the NIU31 (Brown, W).
  N 1-10 N31   HARNISH, Chand. rush right for 8 yards to the NIU39 (Young, D).
  N 2-2  N39   HARNISH, Chand. rush RL for 1 yard to the NIU40 (Brown, W).
  N 3-1  N40   HARNISH, Chand. crossing pass complete to CUNNINGHAM, R. for 14 yards to the
               TECH46, fumble forced by Baker, A, fumble by CUNNINGHAM, R. recovered by NIU
               CUNNINGHAM, R. at TECH46, 1ST DOWN NIU.
  N 1-10 T46   SPANN, Chad rush RL for 1 yard to the TECH45 (Young, D).
  N 2-9  T45   SIMON, Matt pass incomplete to CUNNINGHAM, R..
  N 3-9  T45   HARNISH, Chand. rush right for 17 yards to the TECH28, 1ST DOWN NIU
               (Harris, Q).
  N 1-10 T28   HARNISH, Chand. rush over left end for 1 yard to the TECH27 (Jackson,
               Bra;Brown, W).
  N 2-9  T27   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass incomplete to CLARK, Willie (Carter, T).
  N 3-9  T27   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to FLAHIVE, Connor for 8 yards to the
               TECH19 (Brown, W).
  N 4-1  T19   Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 10:06.
  N 4-1  T19   HARNISH, Chand. pass incomplete (Brown, W).
--------------- 10 plays, 50 yards, TOP 04:58 ---------------

      T 1-10 T19   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 10:02.
      T 1-10 T19   Porter, D rush up middle for 2 yards to the TECH21 (ALLEN, Josh;HANSON,
                   Cory).
      T 2-8  T21   Jenkins, R sideline pass incomplete.
      T 3-8  T21   Jenkins, R crossing pass complete to Tuminello, H for 14 yards to the
                   TECH35, 1ST DOWN TECH (BRYANT, David;PRUITT, Bradley).
      T 1-10 T35   Porter, D rush over left guard for loss of 1 yard to the TECH34 (HANSON,
                   Cory;ALLEN, Josh).
      T 2-11 T34   Jenkins, R slant pass complete to Livas, P for 7 yards to the TECH41
                   (McCARTHY, Tim).
      T 3-4  T41   Timeout Louisiana Tech, clock 08:01.
      T 3-4  T41   Jenkins, R deep out pass incomplete, QB hurry by GRIFFIN, T.J..
      T 4-4  T41   Keagle, C punt 28 yards to the NIU31, downed.
--------------- 6 plays, 22 yards, TOP 02:16 ---------------

  N 1-10 N31   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 07:46.
  N 1-10 N31   HARNISH, Chand. sideline pass complete to SIMON, Matt for 14 yards to the
               NIU45, 1ST DOWN NIU (Young, D).
  N 1-10 N45   HARNISH, Chand. sideline pass incomplete to CLARK, Willie.
  N 2-10 N45   SPANN, Chad rush over left guard for 2 yards to the NIU47 (Brown, W).
  N 3-8  N47   HARNISH, Chand. sideline pass complete to SIMON, Matt for 10 yards to the
               TECH43, 1ST DOWN NIU (Howze, S).
  N 1-10 T43   SPANN, Chad rush over right guard for no gain to the TECH43 (Cole, A;Harris,
               Q).
  N 2-10 T43   HARNISH, Chand. pass complete to CUNNINGHAM, R. for 12 yards to the TECH31,
               1ST DOWN NIU (Brown, W).
  N 1-10 T31   SPANN, Chad rush over left guard for 4 yards to the TECH27 (Lacey, C).
  N 2-6  T27   HARNISH, Chand. rush over right end for 7 yards to the TECH20, 1ST DOWN
               NIU (Brown, W).
  N 1-10 T20   HARNISH, Chand. sideline pass complete to COX, Landon for 9 yards to the
               TECH11 (Young, D;Jackson, Bra).
  N 2-1  T11   Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 02:33.
  N 2-1  T11   SPANN, Chad rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the TECH8, 1ST DOWN
               NIU (Carter, T;Washington, K).
  N 1-G  T08   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to SKARB, Kyle for 8 yards to the TECH0,
               TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:56.
               SALERNO, Mike kick attempt good.

                             =====================================
                             NORTHERN ILLINOIS 7, LOUISIANA TECH 0
                             =====================================

--------------- 11 plays, 69 yards, TOP 06:03 ---------------

               SALERNO, Mike kickoff 67 yards to the TECH3, Livas, P return 97 yards to the
               NIU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:43.
                   Oestriecher, B kick attempt good.

                             =====================================
                             NORTHERN ILLINOIS 7, LOUISIANA TECH 7
                             =====================================


                   Oestriecher, B kickoff 55 yards to the NIU15, CRIDER, Ricky return 16
                   yards to the NIU31 (Dudley, J;Rust, D), PENALTY TECH offside (Young, D) 5
                   yards to the NIU36, 1st and 10, NIU ball on NIU36.
  N 1-10 N36   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 01:43.
  N 1-10 N36   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass incomplete to CLARK, Willie.
  N 2-10 N36   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to SIMON, Matt for 6 yards to the NIU42
               (Jackson, Bra), PENALTY NIU personal foul (ONYEBUAGU, J.) 15 yards to the
               NIU27.
  N 2-19 N27   3rd and 19.
  N 3-19 N27   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass incomplete, QB hurry by Smith, D.
  N 4-19 N27   SALERNO, Mike punt 15 yards to the NIU42, out-of-bounds.
--------------- 3 plays, minus 9 yards, TOP 00:58 ---------------

      T 1-10 N42   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 00:45.
      T 1-10 N42   Livas, P rush reverse for 3 yards to the NIU39 (HANSON, Cory).
      T 2-7  N39   Jenkins, R sacked for loss of 9 yards to the NIU48 (ENGLISH, Larry),
                   PENALTY NIU face mask (ENGLISH, Larry) 15 yards to the NIU24, 1ST DOWN
                   TECH, NO PLAY.
      T 1-10 N24   Porter, D rush up middle for loss of 2 yards to the NIU26 (McCARTHY,
                   Tim;KRAUSE, Mike).

                             =========END OF 1st QUARTER==========
                             NORTHERN ILLINOIS 7, LOUISIANA TECH 7
                             =====================================

Play-by-Play Summary (2nd quarter)
      T 2-12 N26   Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
      T 2-12 N26   Jenkins, R screen pass complete to Porter, D for 24 yards to the NIU2,
                   1ST DOWN TECH (BRYANT, David;SOBOL, Mike).
      T 1-G  N02   Jenkins, R sacked for loss of 9 yards to the NIU11 (COFFMAN, Jake).
      T 2-G  N11   Porter, D rush over left tackle for 11 yards to the NIU0, TOUCHDOWN,
                   clock 13:41.
                   Oestriecher, B kick attempt good.

                             ======================================
                             NORTHERN ILLINOIS 7, LOUISIANA TECH 14
                             ======================================

--------------- 5 plays, 42 yards, TOP 02:04 ---------------

                   Oestriecher, B kickoff 64 yards to the NIU6, CRIDER, Ricky return 28
                   yards to the NIU34 (Anderson, A).
  N 1-10 N34   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 13:41.
  N 1-10 N34   BROWN, Me'co rush up middle for 2 yards to the NIU36 (Hitt, M;Stuart, R).
  N 2-8  N36   GRADY, DeMarcus rush over left end for no gain to the NIU36 (Victorian, J).
  N 3-8  N36   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass incomplete to CLARK, Willie.
  N 4-8  N36   DITTBENNER, A. punt 38 yards to the TECH26, fair catch by Beck, P.
--------------- 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 01:45 ---------------

      T 1-10 T26   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 11:56.
      T 1-10 T26   Porter, D rush over left end for 11 yards to the TECH37, 1ST DOWN
                   TECH (COFFMAN, Jake).
      T 1-10 T37   Porter, D rush over left end for 6 yards to the TECH43 (BRYANT,
                   David;RICE, Melvin).
      T 2-4  T43   Jenkins, R slant pass incomplete to Womack, S (RICE, Melvin).
      T 3-4  T43   Jackson, P rush over left tackle for 49 yards to the NIU8 (BRYANT,
                   David), PENALTY TECH holding (6O) 10 yards to the TECH33, NO PLAY.
      T 3-14 T33   Jenkins, R slant pass complete to Livas, P for 7 yards to the TECH40
                   (HANSON, Cory;ALLEN, Josh).
      T 4-7  T40   Harris, Q rush up middle for 6 yards to the TECH46 (CRIDER, Ricky).
--------------- 5 plays, 20 yards, TOP 02:14 ---------------

  N 1-10 T46   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 09:42.
  N 1-10 T46   SPANN, Chad rush over left end for 5 yards to the TECH41 (Smith, D).
  N 2-5  T41   HARNISH, Chand. sideline pass complete to TURNER, Greg for 8 yards to the
               TECH33, 1ST DOWN NIU (Brown, W).
  N 1-10 T33   SPANN, Chad rush over left guard for 5 yards to the TECH28 (Broha, M;Howze,
               S).
  N 2-5  T28   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to DAVIS, Britt for 5 yards to the
               TECH23, 1ST DOWN NIU (Howze, S).
  N 1-10 T23   HARNISH, Chand. rush up middle for 3 yards to the TECH20 (Brown, W).
  N 2-7  T20   HARNISH, Chand. pass intercepted by Young, D at the TECH0, Young, D return 0
               yards to the TECH0, out-of-bounds, clock 06:37.
--------------- 6 plays, 26 yards, TOP 06:22 ---------------

      T 1-10 T00   TECH ball on TECH20.
      T 1-10 T20   Porter, D rush for 5 yards to the TECH25 (PRUITT, Bradley).
      T 2-5  T25   Livas, P rush over left guard for 10 yards to the TECH35, 1ST DOWN
                   TECH (WILSON, Tracy).
      T 1-10 T35   Jenkins, R sideline pass complete to Beck, P for 10 yards to the TECH45,
                   1ST DOWN TECH, out-of-bounds.
      T 1-10 T45   Timeout Louisiana Tech, clock 04:54.
      T 1-10 T45   Jackson, P rush up middle for 2 yards to the TECH47 (COLEMAN, Adam).
      T 2-8  T47   Jenkins, R rush over right end for loss of 1 yard to the TECH46 (PRUITT,
                   Bradley).
      T 3-9  T46   Jenkins, R crossing pass incomplete to Morris, D, dropped pass.
      T 4-9  T46   Keagle, C punt 42 yards to the NIU12, fair catch by TURNER, Greg.
--------------- 6 plays, 26 yards, TOP 00:00 ---------------

  N 1-10 N12   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 03:20.
  N 1-10 N12   HARNISH, Chand. rush over left tackle for 2 yards to the NIU14 (Cole, A).
  N 2-8  N14   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass incomplete to DAVIS, Britt, dropped pass (Howze,
               S).
  N 3-8  N14   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to SPANN, Chad for 7 yards to the NIU21
               (Washington, K), QB hurry by Lacey, C.
  N 4-1  N21   DITTBENNER, A. punt 40 yards to the TECH39, fair catch by Livas, P.
--------------- 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 01:14 ---------------

      T 1-10 T39   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 02:06.
      T 1-10 T39   Jenkins, R screen pass complete to Livas, P for loss of 2 yards to the
                   TECH37 (ENGLISH, Larry).
      T 2-12 T37   Jenkins, R sacked for loss of 3 yards to the TECH34 (KRUTSCH, Alex;BICE,
                   Brandon).
      T 3-15 T34   Porter, D rush up middle for 8 yards to the TECH42 (McCARTHY,
                   Tim;HANSON, Cory).
      T 4-7  T42   Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 00:47.
      T 4-7  T42   Timeout Louisiana Tech, clock 00:47.
      T 4-7  T42   Keagle, C punt 38 yards to the NIU20, TURNER, Greg return 4 yards to the
                   NIU24, fumble by TURNER, Greg recovered by TECH Brown, W at NIU24.
--------------- 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 01:30 ---------------

      T 1-10 N24   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 00:36.
      T 1-10 N24   Jenkins, R slant pass incomplete to Livas, P.
      T 2-10 N24   Jenkins, R deep out pass incomplete to Livas, P (PRUITT, Bradley).
      T 3-10 N24   Jenkins, R deep out pass incomplete to Tuminello, H.
      T 4-10 N24   Oestriecher, B field goal attempt from 41 BLOCKED, recovered by NIU
                   KRAUSE, Mike at NIU24 spot at NIU24, clock 00:15 (blocked by KRAUSE, Mike),
                   KRAUSE, Mike for no gain to the NIU24.
--------------- 4 plays, 0 yards, TOP 00:36 ---------------

  N 1-10 N24   TEAM rush for loss of 2 yards to the NIU22.
  N 2-12 N22   End of half, clock 00:00.

                             ==========END OF 2nd QUARTER==========
                             NORTHERN ILLINOIS 7, LOUISIANA TECH 14
                             ======================================

Play-by-Play Summary (3rd quarter)
  N 2-12 N22   Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, NIU ball on NIU30.
--------------- 1 plays, minus 2 yards, TOP 00:00 ---------------

               SALERNO, Mike kickoff 38 yards to the TECH32, Mitchell, D return 6 yards to
               the TECH38 (BRYANT, David).
      T 1-10 T38   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 15:00.
      T 1-10 T38   Porter, D rush up middle for 20 yards to the NIU42, 1ST DOWN TECH
                   (WILSON, Tracy;RICE, Melvin).
      T 1-10 N42   Jenkins, R slant pass complete to Beck, P for 7 yards to the NIU35
                   (ALLEN, Josh).
      T 2-3  N35   Porter, D rush over left guard for 7 yards to the NIU28, 1ST DOWN
                   TECH (HANSON, Cory;RICE, Melvin).
      T 1-10 N28   Porter, D rush over left tackle for no gain to the NIU28 (HANSON,
                   Cory;ALLEN, Josh).
      T 2-10 N28   Jenkins, R pass incomplete to Jackson, P, PENALTY NIU pass
                   interference (ALLEN, Josh) 15 yards to the NIU13, 1ST DOWN TECH,
                   NO PLAY.
      T 1-10 N13   Jenkins, R pass incomplete, QB hurry by HANSON, Cory.
      T 2-10 N13   Jackson, P rush up middle for no gain to the NIU13 (KRUTSCH,
                   Alex;McCARTHY, Tim).
      T 3-10 N13   Jenkins, R pass incomplete to Morris, D (RICE, Melvin).
      T 4-10 N13   Oestriecher, B field goal attempt from 33 GOOD, clock 11:54.

                             ======================================
                             NORTHERN ILLINOIS 7, LOUISIANA TECH 17
                             ======================================

--------------- 8 plays, 49 yards, TOP 03:06 ---------------

                   Oestriecher, B kickoff 64 yards to the NIU6, CRIDER, Ricky return 25
                   yards to the NIU31 (Baker, A;Compton, M).
  N 1-10 N31   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 11:54.
  N 1-10 N31   SPANN, Chad rush up middle for 12 yards to the NIU43, 1ST DOWN NIU
               (Brown, W).
  N 1-10 N43   PALMER, Nathan rush reverse for 12 yards to the TECH45, 1ST DOWN NIU
               (Baker, A).
  N 1-10 T45   SPANN, Chad rush over left end for 1 yard to the TECH44 (Young, D),
               PENALTY NIU holding (CUNNINGHAM, R.) 10 yards to the NIU46.
  N 1-19 N46   HARNISH, Chand. pass complete to COX, Landon for 6 yards to the TECH48
               (Howze, S).
  N 2-13 T48   HARNISH, Chand. PL pass incomplete to COX, Landon (Victorian, J).
  N 3-13 T48   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass complete to PEREZ, Marcus for 40 yards to the
               TECH8, 1ST DOWN NIU (Victorian, J).
  N 1-G  T08   Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 09:13.
  N 1-G  T08   HARNISH, Chand. rush RM for 1 yard to the TECH7 (Howze, S;Broha, M).
  N 2-G  T07   HARNISH, Chand. rush KEEP for 4 yards to the TECH3 (Stuart, R).
  N 3-G  T03   HARNISH, Chand. pass incomplete to CUNNINGHAM, R..
  N 4-G  T03   SALERNO, Mike field goal attempt from 20 GOOD, clock 07:31.

                            =======================================
                            NORTHERN ILLINOIS 10, LOUISIANA TECH 17
                            =======================================

--------------- 10 plays, 66 yards, TOP 04:23 ---------------

               SALERNO, Mike kickoff 69 yards to the TECH1, Beck, P return 29 yards to the
               TECH30 (CARTER, Chase), PENALTY TECH illegal block (Brown, K) 10 yards to
               the TECH20, 1st and 10, TECH ball on TECH20.
      T 1-10 T20   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 07:31.
      T 1-10 T20   Timeout Louisiana Tech, clock 07:21.
      T 1-10 T20   Jenkins, R slant pass complete to Morris, D for 15 yards to the TECH35,
                   1ST DOWN TECH (KUBE, Alex).
      T 1-10 T35   Porter, D rush up middle for 8 yards to the TECH43 (SOBOL, Mike;COLEMAN,
                   Adam).
      T 2-2  T43   Jenkins, R deep out pass incomplete to Livas, P.
      T 3-2  T43   Jenkins, R pass complete to Womack, S for 6 yards to the TECH49, 1ST
                   DOWN TECH, out-of-bounds (RICE, Melvin).
      T 1-10 T49   Jackson, P rush PR for 6 yards to the NIU45 (GRIFFIN, T.J.).
      T 2-4  N45   Jackson, P rush up middle for no gain to the NIU45 (BRYANT,
                   David;KRUTSCH, Alex).
      T 3-4  N45   Jenkins, R sideline pass incomplete to Porter, D (HANSON, Cory).
      T 4-4  N45   Keagle, C punt 30 yards to the NIU15, BROWN, Me'co return 0 yards to the
                   NIU15, fumble by BROWN, Me'co recovered by NIU BROWN, Me'co at NIU11.
--------------- 7 plays, 35 yards, TOP 03:15 ---------------

  N 1-10 N11   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 04:16, NIU ball on NIU11.
  N 1-10 N11   HARNISH, Chand. sideline pass complete to SIMON, Matt for 4 yards to the
               NIU15 (Howze, S;Brown, W).
  N 2-6  N15   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to SIMON, Matt for 3 yards to the NIU18
               (Victorian, J).
  N 3-3  N18   HARNISH, Chand. rush KEEP for 5 yards to the NIU23, 1ST DOWN NIU
               (Harris, Q).
  N 1-10 N23   HARNISH, Chand. pass incomplete to CLARK, Willie (Howze, S).
  N 2-10 N23   SPANN, Chad rush up middle for 5 yards to the NIU28 (Jackson, Bra).
  N 3-5  N28   HARNISH, Chand. rush KEEP for 2 yards to the NIU30 (Jackson, Bra;Broha, M).
  N 4-3  N30   PENALTY NIU delay of game 5 yards to the NIU25.
  N 4-8  N25   PENALTY NIU false start (KUBE, Alex) 5 yards to the NIU20.
  N 4-13 N20   DITTBENNER, A. punt 44 yards to the TECH36, Livas, P return 0 yards to the
               TECH36, fumble by Livas, P recovered by TECH Howze, S at TECH32.
--------------- 6 plays, 9 yards, TOP 03:52 ---------------

      T 1-10 T32   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 00:24, TECH ball on TECH32.
      T 1-10 T32   Jenkins, R slant pass complete to Livas, P for 6 yards to the TECH38
                   (BRYANT, David;SOBOL, Mike).

                            ==========END OF 3rd QUARTER===========
                            NORTHERN ILLINOIS 10, LOUISIANA TECH 17
                            =======================================

Play-by-Play Summary (4th quarter)
      T 2-4  T38   Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
      T 2-4  T38   Livas, P rush over left end for 2 yards to the TECH40 (BRYANT, David).
      T 3-2  T40   Jenkins, R pass incomplete (HANSON, Cory).
      T 4-2  T40   Keagle, C punt 37 yards to the NIU23, fair catch by TURNER, Greg.
--------------- 3 plays, 8 yards, TOP 01:14 ---------------

  N 1-10 N23   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 14:10.
  N 1-10 N23   SPANN, Chad rush over left end for 3 yards to the NIU26 (Cole, A;Young, D).
  N 2-7  N26   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass incomplete to CLARK, Willie.
  N 3-7  N26   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass incomplete to PEREZ, Marcus (Howze, S).
  N 4-7  N26   DITTBENNER, A. punt 32 yards to the TECH42, fair catch by Beck, P.
--------------- 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 00:59 ---------------

      T 1-10 T42   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 13:11.
      T 1-10 T42   Jenkins, R slant pass complete to Tuminello, H for 16 yards to the
                   NIU42, 1ST DOWN TECH (CARTER, Chase).
      T 1-10 N42   Jenkins, R sideline pass incomplete, QB hurry by RUSCH, Craig.
      T 2-10 N42   Porter, D rush over left end for 9 yards to the NIU33 (RICE,
                   Melvin;SOBOL, Mike).
      T 3-1  N33   Porter, D rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the NIU34 (COLEMAN,
                   Adam;KUBE, Alex).
      T 4-2  N34   Jenkins, R slant pass complete to Mitchell, D for 2 yards to the NIU32
                   (KUBE, Alex), PENALTY TECH illegal formation 5 yards to the NIU39, NO
                   PLAY.
      T 4-7  N39   PENALTY TECH delay of game 5 yards to the NIU44.
      T 4-12 N44   Keagle, C punt 37 yards to the NIU7, out-of-bounds.
--------------- 4 plays, 14 yards, TOP 02:44 ---------------

  N 1-10 N07   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 10:27.
  N 1-10 N07   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass incomplete to PEREZ, Marcus.
  N 2-10 N07   GRADY, DeMarcus rush up middle for 1 yard to the NIU8 (Brown, W;Barron, J).
  N 3-9  N08   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to SIMON, Matt for 7 yards to the NIU15
               (Victorian, J).
  N 4-2  N15   DITTBENNER, A. punt 43 yards to the TECH42, Beck, P return 9 yards to the
               NIU49 (CUNNINGHAM, R.).
--------------- 3 plays, 8 yards, TOP 01:42 ---------------

      T 1-10 N49   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 08:45.
      T 1-10 N49   Jenkins, R deep out pass incomplete (SOBOL, Mike).
      T 2-10 N49   Porter, D rush over left guard for 3 yards to the NIU46 (KRUTSCH,
                   Alex;HANSON, Cory).
      T 3-7  N46   Jenkins, R screen pass complete to Jackson, P for 34 yards to the NIU12,
                   fumble by Jackson, P recovered by NIU KRAUSE, Mike at NIU12.
--------------- 3 plays, 37 yards, TOP 00:57 ---------------

  N 1-10 N12   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 07:48.
  N 1-10 N12   SPANN, Chad rush over left guard for 4 yards to the NIU16 (Cole, A;Baker,
               A).
  N 2-6  N16   SPANN, Chad rush over left end for 7 yards to the NIU23, 1ST DOWN NIU
               (Harris, Q).
  N 1-10 N23   HARNISH, Chand. sideline pass intercepted by Brown, W at the NIU37, Brown, W
               return 0 yards to the NIU37.
--------------- 3 plays, 11 yards, TOP 01:23 ---------------

      T 1-10 N37   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 06:25.
      T 1-10 N37   Jenkins, R pass incomplete (BRYANT, David).
      T 2-10 N37   Porter, D rush up middle for loss of 2 yards to the NIU39 (McCARTHY,
                   Tim).
      T 3-12 N39   Jenkins, R sacked for loss of 3 yards to the NIU42 (BICE, Brandon).
      T 4-15 N42   Keagle, C punt 32 yards to the NIU10, downed.
--------------- 3 plays, minus 5 yards, TOP 01:46 ---------------

  N 1-10 N10   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 04:39.
  N 1-10 N10   SPANN, Chad rush right for 27 yards to the NIU37, 1ST DOWN NIU
               (Brown, W).
  N 1-10 N37   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to PEREZ, Marcus for 4 yards to the
               NIU41 (Brown, W;Victorian, J).
  N 2-6  N41   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass incomplete to PEREZ, Marcus, QB hurry by Barron,
               J.
  N 3-6  N41   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to TURNER, Greg for 7 yards to the
               NIU48, 1ST DOWN NIU.
  N 1-10 N48   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass incomplete, QB hurry by Harris, Q.
  N 2-10 N48   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass incomplete, QB hurry by Jordan, K.
  N 3-10 N48   HARNISH, Chand. slant pass complete to BROWN, Me'co for 6 yards to the
               TECH46 (Dudley, J;Victorian, J).
  N 4-4  T46   Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 02:26.
  N 4-4  T46   HARNISH, Chand. crossing pass incomplete to TURNER, Greg, dropped pass.
--------------- 8 plays, 44 yards, TOP 02:17 ---------------

      T 1-10 T46   LOUISIANA TECH drive start at 02:22.
      T 1-10 T46   Porter, D rush right for loss of 9 yards to the TECH37 (WILSON, Tracy).
      T 2-19 T37   Timeout Northern Illinois, clock 02:15.
      T 2-19 T37   Porter, D rush over right end for 3 yards to the TECH40 (WILSON,
                   Tracy;BICE, Brandon).
      T 3-16 T40   Jackson, P rush up middle for 1 yard to the TECH41 (ALLEN, Josh;HANSON,
                   Cory).
      T 4-15 T41   Timeout Louisiana Tech, clock 00:40.
      T 4-15 T41   PENALTY TECH false start (White, B) 5 yards to the TECH36.
      T 4-20 T36   Keagle, C punt 41 yards to the NIU23, out-of-bounds.
--------------- 3 plays, minus 10 yards, TOP 01:51 ---------------

  N 1-10 N23   NORTHERN ILLINOIS drive start at 00:31.
  N 1-10 N23   PENALTY NIU illegal procedure 5 yards to the NIU18.
  N 1-15 N18   HARNISH, Chand. rush for 10 yards to the NIU28 (Harris, Q).
  N 2-5  N28   HARNISH, Chand. deep out pass incomplete to COX, Landon (Victorian, J).
  N 3-5  N28   HARNISH, Chand. pass complete to SPANN, Chad for 8 yards to the NIU36,
               1ST DOWN NIU (Harris, Q).
  N 1-10 N36   End of game, clock 00:00.
--------------- 3 plays, 13 yards, TOP 00:31 ---------------

                            ==============FINAL SCORE==============
                            NORTHERN ILLINOIS 10, LOUISIANA TECH 17
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