College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Northern Illinois 22, Georgia Tech 21
When: 7:30 PM   ET ,  Saturday, September 4, 2021
Where: Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 33651
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Northern Illinois 7 7 0 8 22
Georgia Tech 0 7 0 14 21
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 1:56
Northern Illinois   TD  Georgia Tech 0 - Northern Illinois 7
Harrison Waylee 35 yd. run (John Richardson kick)
2nd Quarter - 10:17
Northern Illinois   TD  Georgia Tech 0 - Northern Illinois 14
Miles Joiner 5 yd. pass from Rocky Lombardi (John Richardson kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:47
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 7 - Northern Illinois 14
Kyric McGowan 22 yd. pass from Jordan Yates (Brent Cimaglia kick)
4th Quarter - 7:44
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 14 - Northern Illinois 14
Dontae Smith 15 yd. run (Brent Cimaglia kick)
4th Quarter - 6:32
Georgia Tech   TD  Georgia Tech 21 - Northern Illinois 14
Jordan Yates 4 yd. run (Brent Cimaglia kick)
4th Quarter - 0:38
Northern Illinois   TD  Georgia Tech 21 - Northern Illinois 22
Clint Ratkovich 3 yd. pass from Rocky Lombardi (Tyrice Richie pass from Rocky Lombardi)
TEAMS
Team Records
  Northern Illinois Georgia Tech
W‑L 1 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Team Stats
  Northern Illinois Georgia Tech
Score 22 21
1st Downs 15 25
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-12
42%
9-for-18
50%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-0
0%
2-for-4
50%
Total Yards 301 429
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 42-165 52-273
Average/Rush 3.9 5.2
Passing
Comp-Att 11-17 15-26
Passing Yards 136 156
Average/Pass Play 8.0 5.2
Penalties-Yards 11-82 2-5
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 28:55 28:01
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
R. Lombardi 11/17 136 2 0
Georgia Tech (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Yates 12/18 135 1 0
J. Sims 3/8 21 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
H. Waylee 27 144 5.3 1
R. Lombardi 5 23 4.6 0
C. Ratkovich 7 13 1.9 0
T. Richie 1 -10 -10.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Gibbs 20 99 5.0 0
J. Mason 15 96 6.4 0
J. Sims 6 34 5.7 0
J. Yates 9 27 3.0 1
D. Smith 1 15 15.0 1
K. McGowan 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Richie 2 64 32.0 0
M. Travis 1 20 20.0 0
H. Waylee 1 16 16.0 0
C. Ratkovich 3 13 4.3 1
C. Tucker 1 11 11.0 0
E. Hampton 1 6 6.0 0
M. Joiner 2 6 3.0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Carter 6 92 15.3 0
K. McGowan 1 22 22.0 1
J. Gibbs 3 17 5.7 0
A. Sanders 2 9 4.5 0
P. Harris 2 8 4.0 0
A. Rey 1 8 8.0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
C. Tucker 1.0 13.0
D. Rayner 1.0 3.0
P. Oppong 1.0 1.0
D. O'Malley 0.5 3.0
R. Thomas 0.5 2.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
C. Tucker 1.0 13.0
D. Rayner 1.0 3.0
L. Deveaux Jr. 1.0 1.0
P. Oppong 1.0 1.0
J. Hansen 1.0 1.0
D. O'Malley 0.5 3.0
R. Thomas 0.5 2.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
T. Swilling 1.0 10.0
Fumbles
  NO.
H. Waylee 1
Fumbles
  NO.
J. Sims 1