The Northern Illinois Huskies are set to visit Yager Stadium in Oxford, Ohio for a MAC clash against the Miami (OH) RedHawks. The Northern Illinois Huskies come into this matchup with a 2-4 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Ohio Bobcats, 39-36. QB Ross Bowers had a big game through the air for the Huskies as he threw for 338 yards, 3 TDs, and 1 interception. RB Tre Harbison had a big game on the ground for the Huskies as he racked up 113 yards and 3 TDs on 25 carries.
The Northern Illinois Huskies struggled on the defensive side of the ball against the Miami (OH) RedHawks as they allowed them to score 36 points and rack up a total of 438 yards of offense. Senior safety Mykelti Williams led the way for the Northern Illinois defense with 14 tackles. The secondary had a productive game for the Huskies as Trayshon Foster and Dillion Thomas combined for 4 pass deflections.
The Miami (OH) RedHawks come into this matchup with a 2-4 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Western Michigan Broncos, 38-16. QB Brett Gabbert struggled to get much going through the air for the RedHawks as he connected on 26 of his 45 pass attempts for 260 yards and 3 interceptions. WR James Maye was the top target for Gabbert and Miami (OH) as he hauled in 5 catches for 76 yards.
The Miami (OH) RedHawks struggled on the defensive side of the ball as they allowed the Western Michigan Broncos to score 38 points and rack up a total of 310 yards of offense. Junior DB Emmanuel Rugamba led the way for the Miami (OH) defense as he contributed 9 tackles and TFL while hauling in an interception. Senior LB Myles Reid had a productive game for the RedHawks as he contributed 7 tackles and 2 pass deflections.