Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/30/12
Both teams have surprised this season for different reasons, but each has been the dominant team in their conference and come into the game 8-0 in their respective division. Someone has to go home a winner, and the smart money goes with NIU, but don't write off Kent State as they aim to prove they're no "Flash" in the pan. Here are three predictions for the upcoming MAC title game to watch out for:1. No-one will ever say "who the hell is Jordan Lynch?" again.Remember Chandler Harnish? He was the outstanding pass/run option for the Huskies who ended up getting drafted by the Indianapolis Colts last April. Many, myself included, predicted that there would be some drop-off in play with Lynch, a little-used junior, taking over. Many, including myself, were very wrong. Lynch tore up all comers, rushing for 1611 yards and 16 TDs while throwing for 2750 yards and 23 TDs against just 4 interceptions. Considering the next leading rusher on the team, Leighton Settle, managed just 453 yards, L...
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