football

Former Huskie QB Harmon returns to NIU

Craig Harmon
Craig Harmon, a former player and graduate assistant coach at Northern Illinois University, has returned to the Huskies as an assistant coach, NIU head coach Rod Carey announced Tuesday. Harmon, a native of Godfrey, Ill., will coach the NIU tight ends and fullbacks in 2014. “It’s great to have Craig and his family – his wife Megan and…

Football falls at Poinsettia Bowl

Juwan Brescacin
The Northern Illinois University Huskies offense could not get untracked against Utah State in the 2013 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl game and, despite a valiant effort by the NIU defense, the Huskies fell to the Aggies 21-14 Thursday night at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. With its second straight loss, NIU ended the…

Visions of Poinsettias

Welcome Huskies!
Early wake-up calls and frigid temperatures for bowl trips are nothing new for the NIU football team. They’ve done it for the last six years. However, a blizzard struck the northern Illinois area Sunday morning just as the Huskies started arriving at the Convocation Center’s parking lot – adding a degree of difficulty to the start of…

More in football