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Top: Dominique Ware and Rob Sterling. Bottom: Jacob Brinlee and Ricky Connors
Four players from Northern Illinois University’s 12-win, MAC West champion football team were named to the 2013 Academic All Mid-American Conference squad Friday with another four Huskies garnering honorable mention recognition. The team is selected annually by the league’s faculty athletics representatives. NIU senior safety Dominique Ware (Bolingbrook, Ill./Plainfield North HS), junior fullbacks Rob Sterling...
Jordan Lynch
Quarterback Jordan Lynch scored three rushing touchdowns in the first quarter and the No. 17 (BCS) Northern Illinois University Huskies scored touchdown on its first five possessions en route to a 63-19 victory Saturday over the University of Massachusetts at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. NIU kept its perfect (9-0) record intact and improved to...
Shaakira Haywood
Fifty Northern Illinois University student-athletes representing 15 Huskie teams celebrated commencement along with their classmates Saturday, May 11, at the NIU Convocation Center. The graduation ceremonies, the last presided over by NIU President John G. Peters, honored students graduating either this spring or after the summer. Saturday’s degree recipients brings the total number of student-athletes...
Rashaan Melvin
Two weeks before kicking off the 2012 season at Soldier Field versus Iowa, Northern Illinois held a 90-minute scrimmage in full pads Saturday at Huskie Stadium under perfect weather conditions. With NIU’s top two receivers – Martel Moore and Perez Ashford – given the day off, the Huskie defense got the better of the offense most...
Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson passed for 347 yards on 23-of-32 passing to lead the No. 7 Badgers to a 49-7 victory over Northern Illinois Saturday at Soldier Field before a crowd of 41,068.  Wisconsin improved to 3-0 on the season while the Huskies fell to 1-2. While Wilson dominated on the offensive side of the...
Jamaal Womble
The Northern Illinois Huskies held their first extended scrimmage of the preseason Sunday at Huskie Stadium, with both the offense and defense enjoying success at different times during the nearly two-hour workout. The “back-and-forth” nature of the scrimmage, as well as the level of play and competition on both sides of the ball, gave NIU...
Tommy Davis
As the Northern Illinois football team enters its second week of fall camp, one position where first year head coach Dave Doeren is looking for new starters is in the secondary. With starting corners Patrick George and Chris Smith departed, there is playing time available for those who make an impression in camp. One player...
NIU football reigned supreme in the City of DeKalb at least for the day on January 24.  Mayor Kris Povlsen at the start of Monday night’s DeKalb city council meeting read a proclamation acknowledging the Northern Illinois University football team on its success during the 2010 season. The Huskies capped off a record-setting football campaign...