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Alumni plans MAC Championship watch parties

2013 MAC Championship logo
As the Huskies aim for a third straight MAC Football Championship, alumni groups have set up watch parties across the country. The Huskies face Bowling Green at 7 p.m. (CST) Friday. Ranked No. 14 in the Bowl Championship Series, the Huskies have a 12-0 record (8-0 MAC) and have attained the nation’s longest active home winning streak…

Lynch named one of five Walter Camp finalists

Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel HS) has been named one of five finalists for the Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year Award. He is the first player from a Mid-American Conference team to be honored as a finalist since the Walter Camp Football Foundation began designating finalists for the prestigious…

Lynch, Carey win MAC MVP, Coach of the Year

Rod Carey leads his team onto Brigham Field.
After leading the Northern Illinois University Huskies to a 12-0 record and No. 14 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) ranking, NIU senior quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel HS) and first-year head coach Rod Carey were honored Wednesday as the MAC released its 2013 football postseason awards. League coaches honored Lynch with the Vern Smith Leadership Award,…

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