Northern Illinois Hammers Purdue

By WISE Web Sports

Northern Illinois Hammers Purdue

September 28, 2013 Updated Sep 29, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Jordan Lynch threw for 207 yards and three touchdowns and Northern Illinois scored on a kickoff return and an interception return to rout Purdue 55 - 24. It's the first time a Mid - American Conference team has beaten two Big Ten foes during the same regular season, they beat Iowa earlier in the year, and the Huskies, 4 - 0, made it look easy, tying the MAC record for victory margin over a Big Ten school. Toledo beat Minnesota by 31 in 2001. Northern Illinois scored on its first four series, forced five turnovers, and led 27 - 10 at the half as Lynch became the 26 th player in Football Bowl Subdivision history to top 4,000 yards passing and 2,000 rushing in his career. He was 18 of 25 and had nine carries for 35 yards and a score.

Purdue, 1 - 4, 0 - 1, was so bad, coach Darrell Hazell yanked starting quarterback Rob Henry and inserted true freshman Danny Etling late in the first half.

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