Posted November 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Jordan Lynch dropped back to pass, and then it became obvious that keeping the ball would be the better way to go. The Northern Illinois quarterback ran untouched up the middle for a 19-yard score for his third touchdown run in the first quarter, leading No. 21 Northern Illinois to a 63-19 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday. Lynch also scrambled for a third-quarter score, rushing for 119 yards and four TDs in all. "I'm a quarterback first," said Lynch, who entered the game leading all active FBS players in career rushing yards. "I don't like to run first. But I feel like if I'm going to force something, I'd rather just use my legs and find the hole." The Huskies (9-0, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) scored touchdowns on their first five possessions and six of their seven drives in the first half. Cameron Stingily rushed for 58 yards and a touchdown, and Tommylee Lewis also ran one in for Northern Illinois. One week after accounting for six touchdowns -- four passing, one rushin...
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