Final: Northern Illinois 21, Nebraska 17

Suddenly the Chihuahuas’ near miss at Lincoln doesn’t look nearly so impressive. NIU got two pick-6 returns in the first quarter but had to score with 2 minutes left to win. Bugeaters are now 1-2 with the lone win over Wannabe Tech.

And if the last sentence confused you:

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Put that in the “you learn something new everyday” category.