Way to go Huskies!
NIU pulled off a Power 5 upset over Georgia Tech which was sealed by a gutsy 2-point conversion in the final seconds of regulation to avoid overtime. It's the first big win of Thomas Hammock's career, and gives his many, many freshmen a memory that they'll always be able to look back on.
No other MAC team pulled off a P5 upset in Week 1, and nobody had the embarrassing loss to a visiting FCS team. But Ball State almost became that embarrassed team against Western Illinois.
Week 1 final scores:
- Buffalo 69, Wagner 7
- Ball State 31, WIU 21
- Tennessee 38, BGSU 6
- EMU 35, St. Francis 15
- Michigan 47, WMU 14
- Cincinnati 49, Miami 14
- Toledo 49, Norfolk State 10
- Syracuse 29, Ohio 9
- Auburn 60, Akron 10
- Missouri 34, CMU 24
- Northern Illinois 22, Georgia Tech 21
- Texas A&M 41, Kent State 10
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