Scores

Final

N Illinois 26

(0-2, 0-1 MAC)

W Michigan 29

(1-1, 1-0 MAC)

7:00 PM ET, September 6, 2008

Waldo Stadium, KALAMAZOO, MI

1 2 3 4 T
NIU 7 3 3 1326
WMU 7 7 0 1529

Top Performers

Passing: T. Hiller (WMU) - 186 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: B. West (WMU) - 25 CAR, 175 YDS

Receiving: J. Simmons (WMU) - 8 REC, 102 YDS, 1 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNIUWMU
TD11:33Me'Co Brown 26 Yd Run (Mike Salerno Kick) 70
TD03:02Jamarko Simmons 26 Yd Pass From Tim Hiller (John Potter Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERNIUWMU
TD13:54Brandon West 7 Yd Pass From Tim Hiller (John Potter Kick) 714
FG01:16Mike Salerno 20 Yd 1014
THIRD QUARTERNIUWMU
FG11:17Mike Salerno 39 Yd 1314
FOURTH QUARTERNIUWMU
TD14:17Demarcus Grady 3 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 1914
TD10:05Tim Hiller 5 Yd Run (Tim Hiller Pass To Juan Nunez For Two-Point Conversion) 1922
TD06:59Austin Pritchard 1 Yd Pass From Tim Hiller (John Potter Kick) 1929
TD00:40Greg Turner 16 Yd Pass From Dan Nicholson (Mike Salerno Kick) 2629

Team Stat Comparison

 
NIU
WMU
1st Downs2319
3rd down efficiency
7-153-10
4th down efficiency
1-31-2
Total Yards439384
Passing297186
Comp-Att
18-3321-30
Yards per pass
9.06.2
Rushing142198
Rushing Attempts
4432
Yards per rush
3.26.2
Penalties7-605-45
Turnovers22
Fumbles lost
12
Interceptions thrown
10
Possession34:2025:40
Northern Illinois Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
D. Nicholson16/292398.21159.8
C. Harnish2/45814.50042.2
Team18/332979.011-
Western Michigan Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
T. Hiller21/301866.23074.9
Team21/301866.230-
Northern Illinois Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
M. Brown13544.2126
D. Grady7436.1114
R. Crider6223.707
D. Nicholson9212.3024
C. Harnish393.004
J. Anderson441.006
-. Team1-2-2.000
A. Dittbenner1-9-9.000
Team441423.2226
Western Michigan Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
B. West251757.0027
G. Thompson11212.005
T. Hiller3113.715
K. Elsworth221.002
-. Team1-2-2.000
Team321986.2127
Northern Illinois Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
N. Palmer47819.5031
M. Perez67712.8034
M. Simon14545.0045
K. Skarb12424.0024
L. Cox22110.5012
G. Turner11616.0116
B. Beal11515.0015
M. Brown11313.0013
R. Cunningham188.008
Team1829716.5145
Western Michigan Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
J. Simmons810212.8126
J. Nunez4328.0023
S. Julien4276.809
B. Ledbetter2157.5016
B. West294.517
A. Pritchard111.011
Team211868.9326
Northern Illinois Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Team000
Western Michigan Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
L. Delmas1180
Team1180
Northern Illinois Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
M. Brown23015.016
R. Crider12121.022
Team35117.022
Western Michigan Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
B. West37324.330
Team37324.330
Northern Illinois Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
M. Brown188.08
Team188.08
Western Michigan Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
S. Julien199.09
Team199.09
Northern Illinois Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
M. Salerno2/2100.0392/28
Team2/2100.0392/28
Western Michigan Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
J. Potter0/10.0--3/33
Team0/10.0--3/33
Northern Illinois Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
A. Dittbenner27135.50045
Team27135.50045
Western Michigan Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
B. Armer312742.31147
Team312742.31147
ATTENDANCE: 26,262