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Lynch's 316 rushing yards carry Northern Illinois

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - Jordan Lynch rushed for 316 yards, an FBS record for a quarterback, and No. 23 Northern Illinois stayed unbeaten Saturday with a 38-17 victory at Central Michigan.

Lynch had three rushing touchdowns and was 20 for 30 through the air for 155 yards and another score to help the Huskies (7-0, 3-0 Mid-American) extend the nation's best conference winning streak to 20 games.

He broke the rushing record held by former Northern Illinois quarterback Stacey Robinson, who had 308 against Fresno State on Oct. 6, 1990.

Northern Illinois extended its road winning streak to 13 games, second only to No. 2 Oregon's 18 straight.

Cooper Rush completed 16 of his 22 attempts for 271 yards and two touchdowns for the Chippewas (3-5, 2-2), who had a two-game winning streak end.

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