MAC opponents meet when the Northern Illinois Huskies (4-6) and the Western Michigan Broncos (4-6) square off on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium.

Northern Illinois is compiling 356.9 yards per game on offense, which ranks 91st in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the Huskies rank 27th, giving up 325.0 yards per game. With 391.0 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Western Michigan ranks 65th in the FBS in 2023. Defensively, it ranks 92nd, allowing 397.5 total yards per game.

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Western Michigan vs. Northern Illinois Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPNU
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • City: DeKalb, Illinois
  • Venue: Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium

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Western Michigan vs. Northern Illinois Key Statistics

Western Michigan Northern Illinois
391.0 (65th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 356.9 (92nd)
397.5 (90th) Def. Yards Avg. (Rank) 325.0 (27th)
168.1 (55th) Rush Yards Avg. (Rank) 161.6 (62nd)
222.9 (72nd) Pass Yards Avg. (Rank) 195.3 (103rd)
11 (29th) Turnovers (Rank) 15 (80th)
16 (39th) Takeaways (Rank) 12 (89th)

Western Michigan Stats Leaders

  • Hayden Wolff has compiled 1,200 yards on 67.3% passing while recording eight touchdown passes with three interceptions this season.
  • Jalen Buckley is his team's leading rusher with 162 carries for 886 yards, or 88.6 per game. He's found paydirt nine times on the ground, as well.
  • Zahir Abdus-Salaam has run for 414 yards across 110 carries, scoring five touchdowns.
  • Kenneth Womack has hauled in 623 receiving yards on 66 receptions to pace his team so far this season while scoring one touchdown as a receiver.
  • Blake Bosma has put up a 307-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He's caught 17 passes on 24 targets.
  • Leroy Thomas has racked up 284 reciving yards (28.4 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.

Northern Illinois Stats Leaders

  • Rocky Lombardi has compiled 1,799 yards (179.9 ypg) on 153-of-264 passing with nine touchdowns compared to five interceptions this season.
  • Antario Brown has racked up 914 yards on 155 carries while finding paydirt seven times.
  • Gavin Williams has carried the ball 60 times for 305 yards (30.5 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Trayvon Rudolph's 441 yards as a receiver pace the team. He's been targeted 60 times and has registered 39 receptions and two touchdowns.
  • Kacper Rutkiewicz has hauled in 20 receptions totaling 313 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Grayson Barnes' 16 catches have turned into 291 yards and three touchdowns.

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