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NIU Huskies vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Recap - Huskies Win 22-21

The Yellow Jackets had no answer for Harrison Waylee on Saturday as the Huskies rolled to a 22-21 win at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field.

Bettors who backed the Huskies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +19.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 57.0.

Harrison Waylee rushed for 144 yards, while Rocky Lombardi added 23 yards in the win. Tyrice Richie and Messiah Travis added 64 and 20 receiving yards respectively.

Jahmyr Gibbs rushed for 99 yards for Georgia Tech, while Jordan Mason added 96 yards. Jordan Yates threw for 135 yards for the Yellow Jackets, while receivers Malachi Carter and Kyric McGowan had 92 and 22 yards respectively.

NIU was outgained by Georgia Tech 429-301 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-15 by the Yellow Jackets.

NIU led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 28:55-28:01 split in that important category.

Next game, NIU takes its act home to face Wyoming looking for another win. For Georgia Tech, they head home to face Kennesaw State.