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,…

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…

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