It's Week 4 of the college football season, and Northern Illinois finally gets to play a home game.
With a bye week in the books for Northern Illinois, it seems like that rousing season-opening win over Iowa was forever ago.
Bye weeks can be both a blessing and a curse.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Mathew Sims hit a 36-yard field goal with four seconds left, and Northern Illinois rallied to beat Iowa, 30-27, on Saturday in the season-opener for both teams.
While most teams in the Big Ten get to ease into their 2013 season with weaker opponents in games where they should be heavily favored, the Iowa Hawkeyes open their year with a tough ma