UNI’s Johnson sets rushing mark in win

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CEDAR FALLS - With their backs against the wall the UNI Panthers needed to beat #6 Illinois State on Saturday.  Mission accomplished.  UNI upset the Redbirds 42-28.

David Johnson rushed for 129 yards and is now UNI's all-time leading rusher passing Corey Lewis.

Johnson returned a kickoff 98 yards in the 4th quarter to seal the win.

UNI hosts #1 North Dakota State next week.