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Northern Illinois beats Miami (Ohio) 27-22

Oct 24, 2009 - 9:03 PM OXFORD, Ohio(AP) -- Chad Spann had two long touchdown runs to lead Northern Illinois to a 27-22 win over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.

Spann, who had 156 yards on 21 carries, opened the scoring on a 42-yard run with 8:01 left in the first quarter. Spann also had the last TD for Northern Illinois (4-3, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) on a 40-yard run for a 27-16 lead with 58 seconds left to play.

The Huskies, who had 202 rushing yards, limited the RedHawks on the ground to minus-11 yards.

The Northern Illinois defense, led by Jake Coffman with 2.5 sacks for a loss of 20 yards, sacked Miami quarterback Zac Dysert eight times for a total loss of 66 yards.

Despite the sacks, Dysert had a career-high 348 yards and three touchdowns on 27-of-37 passing for the RedHawks (0-8, 0-4).

Armand Robinson had seven catches for 123 yards and a touchdown for Miami.






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    Northern Illinois 27, Miami (OH) 22  FinalOct 24 4:58 PM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 17 0 0 10 27
    MIAMI OH 0 7 0 9 16 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: NORTHN ILLINOIS - TD, CHAD SPANN 42 YD RUN
    (MIKE SALERNO KICK), 6:59.
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 7-0
    NORTHN ILLINOIS - FG, MIKE SALERNO 44 YD,
    9:55. NORTHN ILLINOIS 10-0
    NORTHN ILLINOIS - TD, PEREZ ASHFORD 44 YD
    PUNT

    Northern Illinois 27, Miami (OH) 22  FinalOct 24 3:58 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD NORTHN ILLINOIS
    CHAD SPANN 40 YD RUN
    (MIKE SALERNO KICK)
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 27
    MIAMI OH 16 0:58 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Northern Illinois 27, Miami (OH) 16  4th - 0:58Oct 24 3:43 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIAMI OH
    JAMAL ROGERS 4 YD PASS FROM ZAC DYSERT
    (PAT BLOCKED)
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 20
    MIAMI OH 16 1:58 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Northern Illinois 20, Miami (OH) 16  4th - 1:58Oct 24 3:38 PM
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    Northern Illinois 20, Miami (OH) 16  4th - 1:58Oct 24 3:38 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG NORTHN ILLINOIS
    MIKE SALERNO 25 YD
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 20
    MIAMI OH 10 6:14 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Northern Illinois 20, Miami (OH) 10  4th - 6:14Oct 24 3:22 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG MIAMI OH
    TREVOR COOK 32 YD
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 17
    MIAMI OH 10 12:49 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Northern Illinois 17, Miami (OH) 10  4th - 12:49Oct 24 3:12 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 17 0 0 17
    MIAMI OH 0 7 0 7 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: NORTHN ILLINOIS - TD, CHAD SPANN 42 YD RUN
    (MIKE SALERNO KICK), 6:59.
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 7-0
    NORTHN ILLINOIS - FG, MIKE SALERNO 44 YD,
    9:55. NORTHN ILLINOIS 10-0
    NORTHN ILLINOIS - TD, PEREZ ASHF

    Oct 24 3:07 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 17 0 17
    MIAMI OH 0 7 7 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: NORTHN ILLINOIS - TD, CHAD SPANN 42 YD RUN
    (MIKE SALERNO KICK), 6:59.
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 7-0
    NORTHN ILLINOIS - FG, MIKE SALERNO 44 YD,
    9:55. NORTHN ILLINOIS 10-0
    NORTHN ILLINOIS - TD, PEREZ ASHFORD 44 Y

    Oct 24 2:37 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD MIAMI OH
    ARMAND ROBINSON 14 YD PASS FROM ZAC DYSERT
    (TREVOR COOK KICK)
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 17
    MIAMI OH 7 0:35 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Northern Illinois 17, Miami (OH) 7  2nd - 0:35Oct 24 2:12 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 17 17
    MIAMI OH 0 0 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: NORTHN ILLINOIS - TD, CHAD SPANN 42 YD RUN
    (MIKE SALERNO KICK), 6:59.
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 7-0
    NORTHN ILLINOIS - FG, MIKE SALERNO 44 YD,
    9:55. NORTHN ILLINOIS 10-0
    NORTHN ILLINOIS - TD, PEREZ ASHF

    Oct 24 1:42 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD NORTHN ILLINOIS
    PEREZ ASHFORD 44 YD PUNT RETURN
    (MIKE SALERNO KICK)
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 17
    MIAMI OH 0 2:42 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Northern Illinois 17, Miami (OH) 0  1st - 2:42Oct 24 1:37 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG NORTHN ILLINOIS
    MIKE SALERNO 44 YD
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 10
    MIAMI OH 0 5:05 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Northern Illinois 10, Miami (OH) 0  1st - 5:05Oct 24 1:27 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD NORTHN ILLINOIS
    CHAD SPANN 42 YD RUN
    (MIKE SALERNO KICK)
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 7
    MIAMI OH 0 8:01 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Northern Illinois 7, Miami (OH) 0  1st - 8:01Oct 24 1:22 PM