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Huskie clipboard: versatility, experience key for NIU wide receivers

Juwan Brescacin
Wide receivers Tommylee Lewis (Riviera Beach, Fla./W.T. Dwyer), Da’Ron Brown (Chicago, Ill./Morgan Park) and Juwan Brescacin (Mississauga, Ont., Canada/Culver [Ind.] Acad.) combined for 165 receptions, 1,966 yards and 18 touchdowns for the 2013 Northern Illinois University football team. They’re all back in 2014, and much is expected of the Huskies’ talented, experienced and versatile corps of…

Huskie clipboard: defensive line vacancies nothing new to NIU

Perez Ford
During last season’s camp, first-year Northern Illinois University defensive line coach Brett Diersen had the challenge of replacing three starters on the defensive line. This year, that challenge was made a little more difficult as he will have to replace four starters. Diersen will be looking to replace is defensive tackle Ken Bishop, who was selected in…

Huskie jersey auction to benefit local charities

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NIU’s connection to the local community and DeKalb County run deep, and those ties, as well as President Doug Baker’s continuing emphasis on maintaining and building the “communiversity” connection, are the inspiration behind the 2014 Corn Fest jerseys that the Huskies will wear in the Aug. 28 season opener at Huskie Stadium. In addition to recognizing the…

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