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Nov. 13 game jersey auction to benefit heroes

NIU Active Heroes jerseys
Special game jerseys worn by the Northern Illinois University Huskies during their Mid-American Conference midweek match-up versus Ball State on Wednesday, Nov. 13, will be auctioned to benefit Active Heroes. The charity that supports veterans, active military and their families. During NIU’s Heroes game, when the Huskies will honor past and present members of the military, as…

Road warriors: Huskies head to Massachusetts

Tommylee Lewis
One week after Jordan Lynch became only the second FBS player in the last decade to catch a touchdown pass, run for a TD and pass for four more scores in the same game, the red-hot quarterback is invading Tom Brady’s house. It’s the sixth road game this season for NIU’s undefeated Huskies, who continue to…

Ward makes short list for Jim Thorpe Award

Jimmie Ward
Northern Illinois University safety Jimmie Ward was named a semifinalist for the 2013 Jim Thorpe Award, the Jim Thorpe Association announced Monday. Presented to the top defensive back in the country, the Jim Thorpe Award was established in 1986 and is named after one of the greatest all-around athletes in history. Ward is the first Huskie to…

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