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Keith Harris Jr.
As the tiresome summer reality shows finally reveal their destined-for-obscurity winners, it’s Rod Carey who soon will truly provide “the moment we’ve all been waiting for.” Who will quarterback the NIU Huskies football team? Drew Hare? Anthony Maddie? Matt McIntosh? “Each one of them has a different release,” wide receiver Da’Ron Brown said, “but at...
MOVIE NIGHT AT HUSKIE STADIUM
Northern Illinois will host “Movie Night at Huskie Stadium” Friday, Aug. 1, as Huskie fans will be able to meet NIU head coaches and watch a movie on the Huskie Stadium videoboard. Fans can vote for “Frozen,” “The Lego Movie” or “Little Giants” via the poll on NIUHuskies.com. Admission to “Movie Night at Huskie Stadium”...
Northern Illinois University football season ticket holders will receive a 45 percent discount AND watch one of the most-winning teams in the nation over the past four years from the best seats in Huskie Stadium in 2014, as NIU Athletics officials rolled out its ticket prices and season ticket plans Tuesday. In 2014, NIU is...
Diesel
After nine years on the sidelines, in the tailgate lots and in front of the television cameras, countless trips across the end zone for Huskie scores, four Mid-American Conference Championship games and bowl trips to Shreveport, Toronto, Mobile and Miami, Northern Illinois University’s husky dog mascot “Diesel” will take his well-deserved retirement following the 2013...
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...
ROTC Color Guard at NIU Huskie Football game
Northern Illinois University will celebrate our nation’s heroes Wednesday, Nov. 13, before and during the football game between the NIU Huskies (9-0, 5-0) and Ball State (9-1, 6-0) with a multitude of special activities honoring active and veteran members of the military, firefighters, police and first responders. Kickoff for the Mid-American Conference West Division Showdown...
Tommylee Lewis
With four minutes remaining on the clock in The Big House – the fabled home of the University of Michigan Wolverines – the Akron Zips stand atop the scoreboard, 24-21. Can it happen? Will another David from the Mid-American Conference on the road beat a Big Ten Goliath, as NIU had done two weeks earlier...
Homecoming logo
Even though temperatures are climbing into the 80s the next few days, autumn weather is allegedly heading to DeKalb next week – just in time for Homecoming 2013. Several activities are planned under the theme “Generations of Pride,” starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, with Powder Puff Football in Central Park. The Homecoming Kick-Off...
Photo of cheeseburgers
The Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Council has announced that its third annual Huskie Tailgate and Football Game Experience will take place Saturday, Oct. 26, when NIU takes on the Eagles of Eastern Michigan. The event begins at 11 a.m. on the west side of Huskie Stadium, and is open to all NIU faculty, staff and...
Logo of the Phanton Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps
Even though the NIU football team is playing on the road Saturday, Sept. 28, Huskie Stadium will be alive with sounds … of music. The 11th Red & Black Fall Classic high school marching band competition tentatively begins at 4 p.m. inside the stadium. The Rockford-based Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps produces the event...
Jordan Lynch
Two undefeated football teams will march into Huskie Stadium Saturday in dogged pursuit of continued perfection. Only one will emerge unscathed. For the NIU Huskies, who are among the last six Football Bowl Subdivision teams without a home game yet this season, two records are on the line. NIU has won 21 straight games in...
Huskie football fans
After two road victories and a bye week, the 2-0 Northern Illinois Huskies make their long-awaited Huskie Stadium debut this Saturday, Sept. 21, when NIU plays host to 3-0 Eastern Illinois in an intra-state battle. NIU will carry a 21-game winning streak, the longest by an FBS team in its home stadium, into the contest,...
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