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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

Little Caesars Pizza Bowl: Can Falcons keep rolling?

PHOTO: USA Today Sports Bowling Green Falcons (10-3) vs Pittsburgh Panthers (6-6) Thursday, Dec 26th @ 6 pm (ESPN) Line: Bowling Green by 4.5 How Bowling Green got here: Bowling Green started the season at 5-3 with losses to Indiana, Mississippi State and Toledo. They won the next four games by a combined score of 176 to 17 (two of those wins came against bowl teams...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 22, 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...
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

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

Bowling Green smothers UMass 28-7

Matt Johnson passed for 167 yards and three touchdowns to lead Bowling Green to a 28-7 homecoming win over the University of Massachusetts in a Mid-American Conference matchup Saturday. Johnson spread the attack, sending touchdown throws to three different receivers, including a 51-yard pass to Ronnie Moore in the first quarter to give the Falcons (5-1, 3-0) a lead they'd keep...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowling Green bowls over Kent State 41-22.

Matt Johnson's 92-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Burbrink cemented Bowling Green's 41-22 victory against Kent State in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams Saturday. Johnson had a career-high 357 yards passing for the Falcons, throwing 19 for 25 and two touchdowns. Burbrink had a career-high 101 yards receiving and his 92-yard TD reception was the third-longest...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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