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Football gets defensive with 2014 signing class

Rod Carey
Following Northern Illinois University’s second consecutive 12-win season and fourth-straight Mid-American Conference West Division title, NIU head coach Rod Carey and his staff announced the names of 31 future Huskies that make up the 2014 recruiting class. The Huskies’ class includes 15 defensive players, 14 offensive players and two specialists from 11 different states. NIU Signing Day…

Four named Academic All-MAC for football

Top: Dominique Ware and Rob Sterling. Bottom: Jacob Brinlee and Ricky Connors
Four players from Northern Illinois University’s 12-win, MAC West champion football team were named to the 2013 Academic All Mid-American Conference squad Friday with another four Huskies garnering honorable mention recognition. The team is selected annually by the league’s faculty athletics representatives. NIU senior safety Dominique Ware (Bolingbrook, Ill./Plainfield North HS), junior fullbacks Rob Sterling (Lansing, Ill./T.F.…

Football to hold National Signing Day party

Photo of an NIU Huskie football helmet at Soldier Field
Northern Illinois University is inviting all football season ticket holders and Huskie Athletics Support Fund (HASF) donors to get an insider’s look at the 2014 NIU football signing class at a special National Signing Day Party beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5. Join NIU head coach Rod Carey and his staff for a social hour,…

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