Kent State running back Dri Archer, left, loses control of the ball after a hit from Northern Illinois defensive back Jimmie Ward (15) during the first quarter of the Mid-American Conference championship NCAA college football game on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Kent State running back Dri Archer, left, loses control of the ball after a hit from Northern Illinois defensive back Jimmie Ward (15) during the first quarter of the Mid-American Conference championship NCAA college football game on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Kent State running back Dri Archer, left, loses control of the ball after a hit from Northern Illinois defensive back Jimmie Ward (15) during the first quarter of the Mid-American Conference championship NCAA college football game on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)