Boston College vs. Northern Illinois Score, Recap & Analysis

    Boston College vs. Northern Illinois score, recap, analysis and reaction from the matchup between the Eagles and Huskies.

    Boston College vs. Northern Illinois

    Final Score: at Boston College 17, Northern Illinois 14

    1. Troy Flutie found Charlie Callinan for a 27-yard touchdown in the second quarter, but BC needed Colton Lichtenberg to connect on a 25-yard field goal in the fourth to finally get some breathing room – at least until the ensuing kickoff.

    2. NIU got a two-yard Joel Bouagnon touchdown run in the second to tie it, but didn’t get back on the board until the fourth with Aregeros Turner returning a kickoff for a score following the Lichtenberg field goal.

    3. Jon Hilliman ran for a 21-yard touchdown late in the third to finally give BC the lead again, and the D was able to hang on.

    Boston College

    – Troy Flutie completed 5-of-11 passes for 92 yards and a score with a pick.

    – Jon Hilliman ran 24 times for 119 yards and a score.

    – BC held the ball for 37:51.

    Northern Illinois

    – Drew Hare completed 11-of-25 passes for 81 yards and a pick, and ran 12 times for 15 yards.

    – Joel Bouganon ran 16 times for 56 yards and a score.

    – NIU converted just 3-of-14 third down chances.

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