DE KALB, Ill. (AP) -- Western Michigan quarterback Tim Hiller topped 3,000 passing yards for his career as he threw for 226 yards and a touchdown in a 17-13 Mid-American victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday.
The Bronco sophomore needed just 179 yards and hit the milestone late in the third quarter as Western Michigan (3-4, 2-1) won its third in its last four games.
Northern Illinois (1-6, 0-4) dropped its third straight.
Hiller, last year's MAC freshman of the year, completed 20 of 29 attempts and has 1,713 yards for the season. He topped 3,000 on a 26-yard strike to junior wide receiver Jamarko Simmons with two minutes left in the third quarter and now has 3,095 career yards.
Western Michigan claimed a 17-13 lead early in the third quarter on Hiller's seven-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Ledbetter.
Northern Illinois led much of the way through the opening half thanks to a pair of Chris Nendick field goals and a 59-yard option touchdown pass from wide receiver Marcus Perez to Matt Simon on the way to a 13-10 halftime lead.
Western Michigan senior running back Mark Bonds had a one-yard TD run while kicker Mike Jones added a 21-yard field goal in the first half. Receiver Juan Nunez closed with four catches for a team-high 95 yards. Huskie sophomore tailback Justin Anderson carried 29 times for a game-high 132 rushing yards. Bronco running back Mark Bonds had 104 yards on 27 carries.
Despite battling the flu all week, Will Grier will start at quarterback for No. 25 Florida on Saturday when the Gators host No. 3 Ole Miss.
Florida State running back Dalvin Cook exited with a left leg injury in the first quarter of the Seminoles' 24-16 win over Wake Forest and did not return. He is day-to-day, Jimbo Fisher said.
Trevone Boykin threw five touchdown passes, including four to freshman KaVontae Turpin, and No. 4 TCU rode a 30-point first quarter to a 50-7 rout of Texas on Saturday.
As if things weren't going bad enough at Texas, the Longhorns appear to have players on Twitter during lopsided losses and jabs at their coach accidentally being sent from other nearby teams.
Tulane long-snapper Aaron Golub became the first legally blind person to play in a Division I football game Saturday, according to the school.
LJ Scott ran for 146 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 2 Michigan State held on through a lackluster second half to beat Purdue 24-21 on Saturday.