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NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP - SECOND ROUND
WoffordTerriersWOF
8-4, 4-3 Away
21
Final
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WOF770721
UNI7071428
28
Northern IowaPanthersUNI
10-2, 6-0 Home

N. Iowa 28, Wofford 21

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Tirrelle Rennie threw a pair of touchdown passes and fifth-seeded Northern Iowa rallied to beat Wofford 28-21 Saturday and advance to the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

Jared Herring caught both TD passes for the Panthers (10-2), who will face No. 4 Montana on the road Friday or Saturday.

David Johnson's 1-yard TD run put the Panthers up 21-14 to start the fourth quarter. Wofford fumbled the ensuing kickoff in the end zone, and Phil Wright's recovery gave the Panthers a 14-point lead.

Mitch Allen had 162 yards rushing to lead Wofford (8-4), who outgained the Panthers 478-238 but committed three costly turnovers.

Northern Iowa improved to 6-1 in home playoff games under coach Mark Farley.

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2015 Southern Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Chattanooga6-19-4
The Citadel6-19-4
Western Carolina5-27-4
Samford3-46-5
Wofford3-45-6
Mercer2-55-6
Furman2-54-7
VMI1-62-9

2015 Missouri Valley Football Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
North Dakota State7-113-2
Illinois State7-110-2
Northern Iowa5-39-4
South Dakota State5-38-4
Western Illinois5-37-6
Indiana State3-55-6
South Dakota3-55-6
Youngstown State3-55-6
Southern Illinois2-63-8
Missouri State0-81-10