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Jordan Huff
On its final possession of the contest, a 56-yard field goal came up short for Kent State as NIU claimed a 17-14 victory over the Golden Flashes in the Mid-American Conference opener on Saturday at Huskie Stadium. The win extends NIU’s Huskie Stadium winning streak to 28 games and its regular season MAC winning streak...
Akeem Daniels
Finally! After more than a month’s worth of road games and a bye week, the NIU football team returns Saturday afternoon to Huskie Stadium. During those 36 days away from Brigham Field, the team beat the Big Ten in Evanston, dispatched the desert heat and its gridiron opponent in Las Vegas and, unfortunately, lost to...
Twenty years after their first and only meeting – a game played before many NIU students were alive – the NIU Huskies and the Arkansas Razorbacks will battle again in Fayetteville. Arkansas prevailed in the Nov. 12, 1994, contest, but not by much. The final score was 30-27. Coach Rod Carey’s Huskies, who are 3-0...
Rod Carey leads his team onto Brigham Field.
After leading the Northern Illinois University Huskies to a 12-0 record and No. 14 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) ranking, NIU senior quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel HS) and first-year head coach Rod Carey were honored Wednesday as the MAC released its 2013 football postseason awards. League coaches honored Lynch with the Vern Smith Leadership...
Jimmie Ward
NIU football radio announcers Bill Baker and Mark Lindo didn’t realize they were witnessing history Saturday when they began laughing about something the color commentator had said off the air. Baker revealed that Lindo had predicted the pair would see Huskie QB Jordan Lynch reel off a 50-yard run, and the 49-yard scamper they’d just...
Tommylee Lewis
Spurred on by an aggressive defense that recorded a school-record 11 quarterback sacks, including seven in the second-half, Northern Illinois scored the final 10 points of the game Saturday to claim a hard-fought 45-35 victory over Idaho in the Kibbie Dome. After trailing 28-14 with 9:35 to play in the second quarter, Northern Illinois outscored...
Coach Rod Carey allowed his mind to wander as he flew Wednesday with the NIU Huskies football team to Miami. “I started flipping through on my phone all the old Orange Bowl scores. I found that Notre Dame-Colorado one from way back, when I was a kid all those years ago. I thought to myself,...
Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois junior Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel HS) continued to show why he is one of the most productive quarterbacks in the country as he threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more Saturday to lead the Huskies to a 48-34 victory over Western Michigan at Waldo Stadium. Northern Illinois won its eighth...
Ten days before Northern Illinois opens the 2011 football season at Huskie Stadium versus Army, Northern Illinois Head Coach Dave Doeren released Tuesday the first depth chart of the season for the Huskies. Every player listed on the starting units on offense and defense lettered for the Huskies a year ago with the exception of...
Coach Dave Doeren and linebacker Jorden Delegal
The Northern Illinois University football team is heading down the home stretch of its preseason camp and while some of the guys may be tired after almost two weeks of practice, you wouldn’t know by watching it. As the Huskies wrapped up practice No. 14 Tuesday afternoon at Huskie Stadium, they have maintained their enthusiasm...