Bowling Green Falcons versus Northern Illinois Huskies College Football Real Money Fantasy Picks 12-4-2015
The 2015 MAC Championship Game is a rematch from 2014 as the Northern Illinois Huskies will be facing the Bowling Green Falcons. College football draft GM’s can tune to ESPN2 TV on Friday December 4th at 8PM Eastern Time to follow the results of their fantasy roster picks.
Northern Illinois was able to top Bowling Green in the 2014 MAC championship game by the 51-17 score. Bowling Green had a poor performance as they turned the football over four times in defeat. The Huskies this season has a mark of 8-4 and enters this game off a 26-21 home defeat to the Ohio Bobcats at the time left them out of this championship game. Northern Illinois backs in as Toledo suffered a loss last Saturday. The Huskies starting quarterback Drew Hare is out for this one after a lower bodily injury in early November. With a freshman under center the team may look to run the football a lot more. Northern Illinois is 27th from college football in rushing offense as they run for 213 yards per game. The Huskies had a six game win streak going until their loss to the Bobcats. In the non-conference the team was very competitive in an early season road game at Ohio St where they fell 20-13.
The Bowling Green Falcons are 9-3 on the season. They have won eight of their past nine games with their lone loss coming two weeks ago to Toledo at home by the score of 44-28. They are a tremendous offensive team as they rank third in total offense as they gain 566 yards per game. The Falcons push across 44.2 points per contest ranking fourth in the league. They throw the football very well for 387 yards per game. Over on defense the team ranks 90th in total defense by allowing opponents to gain 422 yards. Team throws for an average of 255 yards a contest which is 101st in the nation.
Bowling Green Falcons QB:
The senior quarterback has performed very well in 2015. Johnson is hitting on 69% of his passes for 4465 yards with 41 touchdowns and 6 picks. He threw for two touchdowns and 236 yards last week in their win at Ball St. Johnson has passed for multiple touchdowns in seven straight games. He has thrown for three touchdowns or greater in eight of his twelve games.
Bowling Green Falcons RB:
The Falcons have got good production on the ground. Travis Greene has rushed for 1036 yards on his 183 carries on the year with 12 touchdowns. He is rushing for 5.7 yards per attempt season to date. Greene had 97 yards rushing and two touchdowns last week in the win at Ball St on the road. The senior running back has eight rushing touchdowns over his past four games.
Bowling Green Falcons WR:
Lewis is having an outstanding season for Bowling Green as he has caught 76 passes for 1401 yards with 14 touchdowns. He is averaging 18.4 yards catch on the year. The sophomore has multiple touchdown receptions in five games on the season.
Northern Illinois Huskies QB:
The Huskies were forced to go with their freshman backup quarterback as Drew Hare has been lost for the season. Graham had completed 59% of his throws for 653 yards with six touchdowns and three picks. He has not eclipsed 190 yards passing this season. Last week in the loss to Ohio Graham completed 64% of his throws for only 142 yards with a touchdown.
Northern Illinois Huskies RB:
The junior running back has been a workhorse for the Huskies. He has 261 carries for 1213 yards with 18 touchdowns. He is rushing for 4.6 yards a carry. Bouagnon has rushed for a touchdown in 10 of his 12 games on the year.
Northern Illinois Huskies WR:
Golladay has been targeted heavily by the Huskies this year. He leads Northern Illinois by a long way with 70 catches for 1107 yards with ten touchdowns. The junior wide out is averaging 15.8 yards per catch on the season.
College Football Fantasy League Picks
QB: Matt Johnson (Bowling Green)
RB: Joel Bouagnon (Northern Illinois Huskies)
WR: Roger Lewis (Bowling Green)