Josh Wilber

Clark nabs MAC West Defensive Player of Week

Tyrone Clark
Northern Illinois University linebacker Tyrone Clark (St. Louis, Mo./Mehlville) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Defensive Player of the Week Monday after intercepting a career-high two passes in NIU’s 33-7 victory over defending MAC champion Central Michigan. Clark’s two interceptions came in the second quarter – both coming off of tipped balls – to stop…

Ward named Special Teams Player of the Week

Jimmie Ward
Northern Illinois University safety Jimmie Ward (Mobile, Ala./Davidson H.S.) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Special Teams Player of the Week Monday after blocking his second punt of the season in NIU’s 45-14 victory over Buffalo. The first Huskie true freshman to win two MAC player of the week honors in the same season since…

QB Chandler Harnish wins second consecutive Player of the Week recognition from MAC-West

Chandler Harnish
For the second consecutive week, NIU quarterback Chandler Harnish (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell H.S.) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Offensive Player of the Week. Harnish’s honor came Monday, two days after he accounted for 282 yards of total offense and threw two touchdowns in NIU’s 31-17 victory over Temple. The first Huskie quarterback to win back-to-back MAC…

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