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Bowling Green tops Buffalo 28-16

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Matt Johnson threw for a touchdown and ran for another, Donovan Wilson and Ronnie Moore each ran in scores and Bowling Green held off a late surge by Buffalo to win 28-22 in Saturday's Mid-American Conference opener. Johnson, who threw for more than 400 yards in each of his first four games this season - a school record - was 23 of 29 for 324 yards. He scored...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boilermakers brace for Bowling Green's No. 2 offense

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) By now, Purdue senior cornerback Frankie Williams knows all about Bowling Green quarterback Matt Johnson and the Falcons' prolific offense. ''When a team is in shape like they are, it can wear on you at times,'' Williams said. ''The pace of their offense is at a different level.'' If Williams was the least bit skeptical heading into Saturday's home game...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

MAC sees chance for glory, dollars when it takes on Big Ten

You can be certain Urban Meyer will warn his Ohio State players about the attack of the MAC when they host Northern Illinois on Saturday and Western Michigan next week. The Mid-American Conference has won at least one game a season, and 21 in all, against the Big Ten over the last 10 years. Maryland was the latest to lose, falling 48-27 to Bowling Green last week, and there are seven...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

BGSU QB Matt Johnson named National QB of the Week

The MAC’s Bowling Green pulled off a pretty big win when the manhandled the Big Ten’s Maryland last Saturday. Their dominant win over the Terrapins was thanks mostly to quarterback Matt Johnson’s big performance for they day. For his troubles, Johnson has been named the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week and rightfully so. In the game, he threw for 491 yards,...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The most impressive college football upsets of week two

College football season is in full bloom as we enter week three of the season! Bookmark our college football page and also take a look at our latest Top 25 poll. In our Tuesday roundtable, we discussed three teams that need to right the ship ASAP. TSS associate editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey as we continue our roundtables by taking a look back...
Via The Student Section
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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 Lynch...
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

Bowling Green smothers Eastern Michigan 58-7

Matt Johnson passed for three touchdowns to Ronnie Moore and Travis Green ran for two more scores as Bowling Green dominated Eastern Michigan 58-7 on Saturday to set up a showdown for the Mid-American Conference East Division title. The Falcons (8-3, 6-1) will travel to play Buffalo for a Friday game that will determine the division champion. The Eagles (2-9, 1-6) took their only...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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