DEKALB, Ill. -- Andrew Aguila kicked a 40-yard field goal in overtime to lift Central Michigan to a 33-30 victory over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night.
The Huskies rallied from a 24-point deficit over the final 16 minutes to force the overtime.
The Chippewas (8-2, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) dominated most of the first three quarters as Dan LeFevour threw two touchdown passes and rushed for two to help build the 30-6 lead. LeFevour was 19-of-26 for 189 yards and rushed for 137 yards on 29 carries.
Running back Chad Spann scored on runs of 1 and 3 yards in the fourth quarter for Northern Illinois (5-5, 4-3), while Mike Salerno kicked a 25-yard field goal with 19 seconds left in regulation to tie the game.
The Huskies had the first overtime possession, but Chandler Harnish was intercepted by cornerback Josh Gordy.
The Huskies broke a 43-minute touchdown drought when Harnish scored on a 2-yard run with 1:25 left in the third quarter. Northern Illinois then recovered an onside kick and trimmed Central Michigan's lead to 30-20 with 13:44 left in the fourth quarter.
Harnish added a 3-yard TD run with 7:38 left in the fourth.
LeFevour threw second-quarter touchdowns to Antonio Brown (25 yards) and Ontario Sneed (27 yards). He also scored on a 1-yard run with 40 seconds left in the half and added an 8-yard scoring run with 5:36 left in the third.
Brown caught seven passes for 50 yards. Harnish was 18-of-36 for 288 yards while Matt Simon caught six passes for 131 yards.
Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown, and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh's Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night.
Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright will have an MRI after injuring his left knee in the first quarter of the Wildcats' season-opening 42-32 win over UTSA on Thursday night.
Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown and ran for 92 yards and another score to help No. 2 TCU outlast Minnesota 23-17 on Thursday night.
All-American defensive end Shawn Oakman and safety Orion Stewart have been suspended for Baylor's season opener Friday against SMU for a violation of team rules, a school spokesman told ESPN.com.
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache.
East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown will miss three games after being placed on probation for a violation of the school's student code of conduct.