Western Michigan football tops Northern Illinois 42-21
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

(DEKALB, IL) – Sophomore receiver Skyy Moore hauled in a program record-tying four touchdowns, had a career-high 208 receiving yards on 12 catches, and the Western Michigan football team earned a 42-21 victory at MAC West champion Northern Illinois Tuesday night at Huskie Stadium. Moore's 208 yards are the eighth most in a single game in program history. He has 91 receptions, 1,256 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns this season. All rank in the top-10 of the Western Michigan single-season receiving records. Tuesday was Moore's eighth 100-yard performance of the season, and fifth game with 10 or more receptions. Quarterback Kaleb Eleby finished 21 for 26 for 338 yards and five touchdowns. He reached 3,000 passing yards on the season, and has back-to-back 300-yard games. Running back Sean Tyler reached a milestone of his own as he got to the 1,000 yard mark for the season on his way to 115 yards on 17 attempts and a touchdown. Defensively, Western Michigan (7-5, 4-4 MAC) limited Northern Illinois (8-4, 6-2 MAC) to just nine first downs and 23 passing yards. The Broncos held the Huskies to 0 for 7 on third down, and recorded two sacks.