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Latesha Bigby. Photo credit: Jorge Salgado
Competing in Texas for the second time in three weekends, the NIU track and field team came away with 11 top 10 finishes Saturday at the UTEP Invitational. On the track, Latesha Bigby (Hanover, Jamaica/Butler CC) came away with three finishes of seventh or better, while three different Huskies claimed high placings in field events....
Coach Dave Doeren gets the Gatorade bath!
The 2011 Northern Illinois Huskies were determined to rewrite the script. In its two previous MAC Championship games at Ford Field in Detroit, in 2005 and 2010, NIU had lost in heart-breaking, last-minute fashion, to Akron and Miami (Ohio), respectively. So it was only fitting that the 2011 team not only rewrote the script, they...
Chandler Harnish
Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish has been named the winner of the Mid-American Conference’s Vern Smith Leadership Award, which is presented annually to the MAC’s top football player, the league office announced Wednesday. Mid-American Conference head coaches voted on the award and on the league’s all-conference team, which features nine Huskies in all, four on...
Adam Keil hoists the Bronze Stalk.
Sophomore kicker Mathew Sims made a 34-yard field goal with eight seconds remaining to lift Northern Illinois to a 41-38 victory over Ball State Tuesday night at Huskie Stadium. The Huskies rallied from a 17-point third quarter deficit to earn their sixth consecutive win and their 14th-straight Huskie Stadium victory. Senior quarterback Chandler Harnish set...
Willie Clark
Northern Illinois played what NIU head coach Dave Doeren called its “most complete road game” of the season to defeat Bowling Green, 45-14, Tuesday night and win its fifth consecutive game. With the win, the Huskies improved to 7-3 overall and 5-1 in the Mid-American Conference while Bowling Green fell to 4-6, 2-4. A week...
NIU Huskies celebrate
Chandler Harnish threw his sixth touchdown pass of the game, a four-yard completion to Perez Ashford with 19 seconds left, and the Huskie defense stopped Toledo in the final seconds, giving Northern Illinois a 63-60 win over Toledo at the Glass Bowl Tuesday night before a national television audience on ESPN2. The win, which featured...
Northern Illinois gained 697 yards of total offense, including 494 rushing yards, as the Huskies defeated Western Michigan, 51-22, on Saturday afternoon at Huskie Stadium. The Broncos held a 15-13 lead at halftime before NIU outscored WMU 38-7 in the second half. Senior quarterback Chandler Harnish (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell) rushed for 229 yards on 14 carries...
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. — Central Michigan took a 17-0 lead early, expanded it to 21 points at 45-24 early in the fourth period and then held on to claim a 48-41 victory over Northern Illinois in an offensive shootout at Kelly/Shorts Stadium Saturday. The Huskies’ loss in their Mid-American Conference opener dropped NIU’s record to...
Senior quarterback Chandler Harnish threw for 187 yards on 18-of-21 passing and two touchdowns and ran for 118 yards and a score as Northern Illinois defeated Cal Poly, 47-30, Saturday at Huskie Stadium. Senior running back Jasmin Hopkins added a career-high 143 yards rushing and two touchdowns as the Huskies raced out to a 27-0...
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...
Kansas’ D.J. Brashears caught a six-yard pass from Jordan Webb and nudged across the goal line just in front of two Northern Illinois defenders to give the Jayhawks a 45-42 victory over the Huskies Saturday night in front of 48,084 fans at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas. Brashears’ score came with just nine seconds on...
Behind the offense’s 509 yards and Chandler Harnish’s five touchdowns through the air, the Northern Illinois Huskies defeated the Army Black Knights, 49-26. Head Coach Dave Doeren collected his first career victory at Northern Illinois in his first game at the helm. “It was a great game for both sides of the ball,” said Doeren...
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