Illinois State tops Northern Iowa in overtime, 17-10

Posted at 4:56 PM, Nov 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-06 18:18:11-04

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Jackson Waring fired a 27-yard touchdown pass to Austin Nagel in overtime to give Illinois State a 17-10 win over No. 13-ranked Northern Iowa — the Redbirds' first overtime win since 2015.

The Redbirds got their only touchdown during regulation when Clayton Isbell picked off a Theo Day pass and returned it 40 yards for the game’s first score. They were held without a first down in the second half.

Illinois State managed just 164 yards offense.

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