Michael Santacaterina

Football falls to Central Michigan, 34-17

Juwan Brescacin
Behind Thomas Rawls’ 270 rushing yards and two touchdowns, Central Michigan knocked off the NIU football team 34-17 Saturday at Huskie Stadium in a Mid-American Conference West Division match-up. The win by CMU (4-3, 2-1 MAC) snaps the Huskies’ (4-2, 1-1 MAC) 28-game winning streak at Huskie Stadium, while also ending NIU’s 24-game regular season winning…

How ’bout them apples? Matt McIntosh to lead Huskies at QB

Matt McIntosh
Redshirt junior Matt McIntosh is the starting quarterback of the 1-0 NIU Huskies, Coach Rod Carey announced Tuesday. McIntosh started the Aug. 28 season opener, going 10-14 for 87 yards and one touchdown, while rushing for 27 yards on four carries. Quarterback hopefuls Drew Hare and Anthony Maddie also ran the team during the 55-3 victory…

Clash of the Titans: Football ready for Ball State

Desroy Maxwell
For the second time this fall, one of college football’s hottest quarterbacks is coming to Huskie Stadium. In NIU’s Sept. 21 home opener, Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo and his Panthers briskly scored 20 points before many Huskie fans had found their seats. NIU ultimately prevailed, of course, going 43-19 the rest of the way. Now it’s…

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