Dave Doeren

Doeren leaves Huskies for N.C. State

Dave Doeren
Dave Doeren, who led Northern Illinois to back-to-back Mid-American Conference Championships and a 23-4 record in two seasons as head coach of the Huskies, has accepted the head coaching position at North Carolina State University, the Wolfpack announced Saturday. Doeren, who coached NIU to a 44-37 overtime victory over No. 17 Kent State Friday night in…


Jordan Lynch
For the second straight year, Northern Illinois won the Mid-American Conference Championship “The Hard Way,” as the Huskies won a battle of ranked teams with a 44-37 double overtime win over Kent State at Ford Field in Detroit. NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch capped a Heisman-worthy performance with his third touchdown run of the game in the…

Congressmen Hultgren, Ryan set friendly wager on winner of MAC Championship football game

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Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14) has initiated a friendly wager with Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH-17) on tonight’s Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Hultgren represents No. 19-ranked Northern Illinois University (NIU) in DeKalb, Ill., and Ryan represents No. 18-ranked Kent State in Kent, Ohio. The NIU Huskies will face the Kent State Golden Flashes…

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