No. 19 Northern Illinois 44, No. 18 Kent State 37 (2OT)
Friday night MACtion did not disappoint. Bolstered by a star performance from quarterback Jordan Lynch (pictured), Northern Illinois defeated Kent State in double overtime to win the MAC Championship Game. Lynch passed for 212 yards, rushed for 160 yards and scored four total touchdown, while Huskies running back Akeem Daniels scampered for another 170 yards and a score. Lynch's two-yard touchdown on the first possession of double overtime proved to be the game-winner.