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Beating the blues: Football wins 55-3 in season opener

Joel Bouagnon
Sophomore Joel Bouagnon (Aurora, Ill./Aurora Christian) scored four touchdowns Thursday night as NIU opened the season with a 55-3 victory over Presbyterian College at Huskie Stadium. NIU racked up 635 yards of total offense, 424 coming on the ground, as it extended its Huskie Stadium winning streak to a nation-leading 27 games. The Huskies ran a…

Huskie Football Season Kicks Off Thursday

Juwan Brescacin
A new school year has arrived, and with it comes the excitement and pageantry of college football at our own Huskie Stadium. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics very much appreciates the hard work and dedication of NIU faculty and staff and their many contributions to the advancement of the university. Much of the classroom success…

Tailgating? Here’s what you need to know

Go Huskies!
Hey, Huskie fans! A new season of NIU football begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 unless you’re tailgating first. Here’s what you need to know about pregame fun. Tailgating may begin when parking lots open. Donor lots and Convocation Center lots open five hours prior to kick-off, and remote parking lots (W, O, and X) open…

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