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MAC Championship program cover
So here we are again. For the fourth straight December, the NIU Huskies football team is headed to Detroit for the Mid-American Conference Championship in search of their third consecutive crown and a 26th notch in their MAC winning streak. Kickoff is 7 p.m. vs. the Bowling Green Falcons (9-3, 7-1). But things are different...
NIU President Doug Baker congratulates Jordan Lynch and the NIU Huskies after a 35-17 victory in Toledo.
With a fourth consecutive Mid-American Conference Championship berth sewn up, the 1-10 Western Michigan Broncos coming to town Tuesday night and a No. 14 ranking in the BCS, there are some who might assume that NIU football coach Rod Carey is already thinking post-season. Those people are wrong. “There is no ‘next game.’ This is...
Victor Jacques
Count Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher among those sports fans dismayed by the trash talk thrown NIU’s way after the Discover Orange Bowl bid came in Sunday evening. Fisher, whose ACC champion Seminoles will take on the Mid-American Conference top dog Huskies in a New Year’s Day matchup, said he expects “a great game”...
Northern Illinois University President John G. Peters was among the 12 university presidents that gathered Tuesday to announce approval of a plan for a four-team college football playoff put forward by commissioners of the top athletic conferences. Peters and the others comprise the Presidential Oversight Committee of the Bowl Championship Series. “It was a historic...
WSJ bracket
Darren Everson of the Wall Street Journal wasn’t joking when he published an article April 1 discussing a college football playoff replacement for the BCS. However, Everson’s unique take on the current college football landscape places NIU in rare air among the nation’s elite programs. Comparable to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Everson and staff...