NCAAF Game Recap - Akron at Northern Illinois
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

Ark
7
Ala
48
F
Aub
20
LSU
23
F
Wisc
7
OHSt
38
F
BC
7
Clem
59
F
Okla
41
K St
48
F
PSU
28
MSU
7
F
ND
14
Mich
45
F
WaSt
35
Oreg
37
F
Cal
0
Utah
35
F
Tex
27
TCU
37
F
SMU
34
Hou
31
F
MD
10
Minn
52
F
Iowa
20
NW
0
F
App
30
SoAl
3
F
OkSt
34
IASt
27
F
AzSt
32
UCLA
42
F
USC
35
Colo
31
F
BGSU
10
WestMI
49
F
MisSt
30
TxAM
49
F
Lib
34
Rut
44
F
Ill
24
Purd
6
F
MiaFL
16
Pitt
12
F
SJSU
34
Army
29
F
SMiss
20
Rice
6
F
Ohio
34
Ball
21
F
Nev
3
Wyo
31
F
W Ky
23
Marsh
26
F
NMSt
7
GaSo
41
F
Akr
0
NIU
49
F
E Mi
34
Toled
37
F OT
MiaOH
23
Kent
16
F
C Mi
20
Buff
43
F
Tul
38
Navy
41
F
Ariz
31
Stan
41
F
Ind
38
Neb
31
F
FLInt
17
MidTN
50
F
FlAtl
41
OD
3
F
UConn
56
UMass
35
F
UVA
21
Lou
28
F
Syr
17
FlaSt
35
F
NorTx
38
Char
39
F
SoFL
45
ECU
20
F
Hawaii
45
NM
31
F
SCar
21
Tenn
41
F
Duke
17
UNC
20
F
TxSt
14
ArkSt
38
F
Troy
33
GASt
52
F
Mem
42
Tuls
41
F
UCF
63
Temp
21
F
TxTch
34
Kans
37
F
ColSt
41
Fres
31
F
Mizzu
7
KY
29
F
LaTec
42
UTEP
21
F
UtSt
7
AF
31
F
SDSU
20
UNLV
17
F

Oct 26, 2019, 3:30 PM EDT

Final

1

2

3

4

T

Akron (0-8)

0

0

0

0

0

Northern Illinois (3-5)

7

14

14

14

49

Northern Illinois routs Akron 49-0
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:16 PM

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Marcus Childers threw three touchdown passes, Tre Harbison ran for two scores and Northern Illinois beat Akron 49-0 on Saturday.

Childers completed seven of his nine pass attempts for 71 yards, and threw scoring passes to three receivers. Harbison finished with 158 yards rushing on 31 carries and scored from the 5 and 30.

Northern Illinois (3-5, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead. Akron's Michiah Burton fumbled the ball in the end zone and it was recovered by Northern Illinois' Trayshon Foster and the Huskies stretched their lead to 28-0 midway through the third quarter. Nick Rattin's 31-yard interception return for a touchdown capped the scoring with 9:43 remaining.

Akron (0-8, 0-4) was held to 145 yards of offense. Brandon Lee had 76 yards rushing on 10 carries that included a 25-yard run for the Zips.

Passing

Akr Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
Z. Gibson 15 4 26.7 0 36 14 1 11.8
T. Deshields 4 2 50.0 0 11 6 0 56.3
NIU Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
M. Childers 9 7 77.8 3 71 18 0 139.1

Rushing

Akr Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
B. Lee 10 76 7.6 25 0
M. Burton 8 39 4.9 19 0
NIU Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
M. Jones 1 0 0.0 1 0
T. Harbison 31 158 5.1 30 2

Receiving

Akr Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
J. Hicks 3 22 7.3 9 0
J. Knight 1 14 14.0 14 0
NIU Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
M. Brinkman 2 36 18.0 18 1
M. Love 2 18 9.0 9 0

Fumbles

Returning

Akr KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
M. Mathison 3 20.7 0 23 0 - 0 0
J. Hicks 1 17.0 0 17 0 - 0 0
NIU KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
C. Tucker 0 - 0 0 2 11.5 0 13

Punting

Akr Punt Yds Avg LgPu
J. Wieland 8 313 39.1 46
NIU Punt Yds Avg LgPu
M. Ference 5 201 40.2 50

Takeaways

Akr Int Yds InTD
D. Glover 0 0 0
NIU Int Yds InTD
D. Haney 1 40 0
T. Foster 0 0 0

Team Stats Comparison

Akr NIU
Points For 0 49
Total Yards 145 345
Rushing Yards 94 274
Passing Yards 51 71
Passing Completions / Attempts 7/26 7/9
Turnovers 3 1
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Fumbles - Lost 6/1 2/1
First Downs 7 21
Penalties - Yards 7/62 4/30
Time Of Possession 35:35 25:25
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 2/12 7/14
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 0/2 1/1
Punts - Average Yards 8/39 5/40

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter Akr NIU
NIU 8:52 TD Tre Harbison 5 yd run (John Richardson kick) 0 7
2nd Quarter Akr NIU
NIU 3:21 TD Tre Harbison 30 yd run (John Richardson kick) 0 14
NIU 9:16 TD Brett Bostad 5 yd pass from Marcus Childers (John Richardson kick) 0 21
3rd Quarter Akr NIU
NIU 5:04 TD Trayshon Foster 0 yd fumble return (John Richardson kick) 0 28
NIU 11:47 TD Mitchell Brinkman 18 yd pass from Marcus Childers (John Richardson kick) 0 35
4th Quarter Akr NIU
NIU 1:43 TD Corey Lersch 3 yd pass from Marcus Childers (John Richardson kick) 0 42
NIU 5:17 TD Nick Rattin 31 yd interception return (John Richardson kick) 0 49

Game Information

Stadium: Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium, DeKalb, Illinois
Attendance: 9,027
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