How to Watch Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Northern Illinois Huskies – December 23

The Arkansas State Red Wolves play the Northern Illinois Huskies in the Camellia Bowl as 3-point favorites on December 23, 2023 at 12:00 PM ET on ESPN. The point total is set at 53.5 for the outing.

You’ll want to check out ESPN for the upcoming matchup between the Red Wolves and Huskies.

Red Wolves vs. Huskies Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, December 23, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Montgomery, Alabama
  • Venue: Cramton Bowl

Red Wolves Insights

  • Despite having a bottom-25 defense that ranks seventh-worst in the FBS (446.0 yards allowed per game), the Red Wolves have had more success on offense, ranking 75th in the FBS by averaging 376.3 yards per game.
  • The Red Wolves are averaging 27.8 points per game on offense, which ranks them 62nd in the FBS. On defense, they rank 107th, giving up 31.2 points per game.
  • Despite sporting a bottom-25 pass defense that ranks 13th-worst in the FBS (261.7 passing yards allowed per game), Arkansas State has had more success on the other side of the ball, ranking 65th in the FBS by averaging 223.4 passing yards per game.
  • Despite having a bottom-25 run defense that ranks 16th-worst in the FBS (184.3 rushing yards allowed per game), the Red Wolves have put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking 76th in the FBS by totaling 152.9 rushing yards per game.
  • Arkansas State ranks 108th in third-down efficiency (34.2%) on offense and 85th in third-down conversion rate allowed (40.2%) on defense this season.
  • The Red Wolves have forced six total turnovers (128th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 11 times (40th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of -5, 104th-ranked in college football.

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Huskies Insights

  • Northern Illinois’ defensive unit has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 20th-best in the FBS with 316.8 total yards allowed per contest. In terms of offense, it is accumulating 365.8 total yards per game, which ranks 80th.
  • Northern Illinois is generating 25.3 points per contest on offense this season (81st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 21.2 points per game (30th-ranked) on defense.
  • The Huskies rank 107th in the FBS with 186.3 passing yards per game, but they’ve been led by their defense, which ranks sixth-best by giving up just 164.3 passing yards per game.
  • Northern Illinois is generating 179.5 rushing yards per game on offense this season (39th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 152.6 rushing yards per contest (70th-ranked) on defense.
  • In terms of third-down efficiency, the Huskies rank 50th in the FBS (41.2% third-down conversion percentage) and 79th on defense (39.8% third-down rate allowed).
  • Northern Illinois has a +2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 47th in the FBS.

Red Wolves Leaders

  • Jaylen Raynor has 2,293 passing yards through 10 games this year, averaging 229.3 per game with a 58.8% completion percentage and 15 touchdowns against six interceptions.
  • He has also rushed for 331 yards (third on the Red Wolves) and added five touchdowns on the ground, while averaging 33.1 rushing yards per game.
  • Ja’Quez Cross’ rushing output this season includes 688 yards and seven TDs. He’s averaging 57.3 yards per game and 5.7 per attempt (67th in the FBS).
  • Cross’ zero targets in the passing game have resulted in 21 catches (1.8 per game) for 132 yards (11.0 per game) and zero touchdowns.
  • In the passing attack, Courtney Jackson, has totaled 658 receiving yards and seven touchdowns after grabbing 38 balls on zero targets. Per game, he’s averaging 54.8 yards and 3.2 receptions in 12 games.

Huskies Leaders

  • Antario Brown has rushed for 10 touchdowns this year, and has accumulated 1,162 total rushing yards (96.8 per game and 6.2 per carry).
  • On top of his rushing statistics, Brown has caught 12 pass (on zero targets) for 52 yards (11th on the Huskies), with one receiving touchdown. He’s averaging 4.3 yards per game.
  • Rocky Lombardi has 2,074 passing yards, 10 touchdowns and five interceptions. His completion percentage is 57.2% and he averages 172.8 yards per game and 6.9 per attempt.
  • Lombardi also has six rushing touchdowns and 110 rushing yards (fourth on the Huskies).
  • Trayvon Rudolph has recorded 499 receiving yards and two touchdowns on 46 receptions, while being targeted zero times on the season.
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