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MATT JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bowling Green Returns

It’s been over five years since Bowling Green upset Pitt to start the 2008 season. Yet some of us still remember that loss vividly. Quite a set of bookends to what otherwise should have been a very positive year. Start with a loss to Bowling Green at home. End with a 3-0 shutout in El Paso. 9-2 in between. Amazing how easy it is to forget that 9-2 part. For Bowling Green, this...
Via Pitt Blather
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh-Bowling Green Preview

After lighting up the scoreboard in the MAC championship game, Matt Johnson and Bowling Green are returning to Ford Field. While that familiarity could work to their advantage, interim coach Adam Scheier will be calling the shots this time around. The Falcons go for a school record-tying 11th victory when they face Pittsburgh in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 26. Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons bust Northern Illinois BCS dream

DETROIT -- Northern Illinois and Jordan Lynch were ready for their coronation ceremony Friday night. No one told Matt Johnson and Bowling Green. Johnson threw for 393 yards and a title game-record five touchdowns as the Falcons won the Mid-American Conference championship game 47-27, ruining Northern Illinois' bid for a second straight BCS berth. "We got a lot of motivation from...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson, Bowling Green shake up BCS, shock No. 14 NIU

Matt Johnson threw four of his career-high five touchdown passes in the first half and Bowling Green routed No. 14 Northern Illinois 47-27 on Friday night for the Mid-American Conference title, ending the Huskies' shot at playing in a marquee bowl game. The Northern Illinois (12-1) loss improves the chances of Baylor or Oregon being an at-large team in a BCS bowl game. Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowling Green Gives Beatdown to #14 NIU For MAC Title

DETROIT, Mi– Matt Johnson delivered when his team was looking for an upset for the MAC championship. Facing undefeated 12-0 Northern Illinois he bared down and dominated at quarterback for the Bowling Green Falcons. The Falcons(10-3) won 47-27 and put up enough points to put all chance of another comeback for the NIU Huskies to […]
Via Full Scale Sports
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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