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2017 Schedule
3-3, 3rd in MVFC

Dunne, Northern Iowa beat Southern Illinois 24-17

Eli Dunne was 26-of-36 passing for 266 yards and three touchdowns and the Northern Iowa defense forced three fourth-quarter turnovers to help Panthers beat Southern Illinois 24-17 on Saturday night in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.

Credit is Brian Blalock/Sam Houston State University.

Sam Houston St.'s Briscoe named FCS' top player

Sam Houston State junior quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has been named the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision after throwing for 4,602 yards and an NCAA-leading 57 touchd

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Western Kentucky is hiring Northern Iowa co-offensive coordinator Ryan Mahaffey as tight ends coach, according to a source. WKU coach Mike Sanford knows Mahaffey from his time as a Notre Dame graduate assistant. Mahaffey played tight end at Northern Iowa and began his coaching career at his alma mater before joining the Notre Dame staff.


Butler makes remarkable, one-handed TD grab

Iowa State WR Hakeem Butler had one catch, but he made it count for an unbelievable, one-handed touchdown against Northern Iowa.


Northern Iowa rallies to beat Iowa State 25-20

Aaron Bailey threw for 135 yards, ran for 114 more and had two touchdowns as Northern Iowa rallied to beat Iowa State 25-20 Saturday and spoil coach Matt Campbell's debut with the Cyclones.

Butler makes remarkable one-handed TD grab (0:33)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa State now has three losses to Northern Iowa since 2007.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa State turns the ball over three times in the final 6:12, and Northern Iowa wins in Ames, 25-20.

2017 MVFC Standings

North Dakota State3-06-0
South Dakota3-06-0
Western Illinois2-15-1
Illinois State2-14-2
Northern Iowa2-13-3
Youngstown State1-23-3
South Dakota State1-24-2
Southern Illinois1-23-3
Missouri State0-31-5
Indiana State0-30-6