It’s the day after Christmas and the bowl schedule is ramping up. The Utah State Aggies and Northern Illinois Huskies will face off on Thursday in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.
Utah State (8-5) will look to give No. 23 Norther Illinois (12-1) their second defeat of the season.
Coverage of the Poinsettia Bowl between Utah State and Northern Illinois will air on ESPN beginning at 9:30 pm ET. The game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA.
It’s the end of the road for Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch and rather then playing in a BCS bowl the dual threat quarterback will be left to deal with Utah State.
The Odds: The game between the Northern Illinois Huskies and Utah State Aggies is a toss up or pick ’em. Northern Illinois initially opened as a 1.5 point favorite and is still a 1 point favorite at some places. The over/under for this game is 58 total points.
Can Northern Illinois end their season with a win over Utah State or will they lay down on Boxing Day?