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Rob Sterling
A school-record and league-leading 14 Northern Illinois University Huskie football players have been named to the Mid-American Conference’s 2014 Academic All-MAC Football Team released Tuesday by the league office. NIU’s 14 Academic All-MAC players tied with Central Michigan as the most by any school in the league. Bowling Green, Eastern Michigan and Ohio each had...
Ten Northern Illinois University football players were honored Wednesday by the Mid-American Conference as the league announced the 2014 All-MAC football teams as selected by the league coaches. Huskie offensive linemen Tyler Loos (Sterling, Ill./Sterling HS) and Andrew Ness (O’Fallon, Mo./Christian Brothers College), defensive end Jason Meehan (St. Louis, Mo./Webster Groves HS) and cornerback Paris...
Jason Meehan
NIU counts only a dozen victories over the perennially troublesome Toledo Rockets, but that number includes the last four meetings between the MAC West rivals. Coach Rod Carey and the Huskies look to push that winning streak to five at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, on a Veterans Day game set to honor the team’s...
Perez Ford
During last season’s camp, first-year Northern Illinois University defensive line coach Brett Diersen had the challenge of replacing three starters on the defensive line. This year, that challenge was made a little more difficult as he will have to replace four starters. Diersen will be looking to replace is defensive tackle Ken Bishop, who was...
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...
Jason Meehan
Considering the tremendous number of yards amassed the last few years by the NIU Huskie football team, fans probably weren’t prepared what happened at Homecoming. With the cardinal-and-black offense oddly out of sync, it was the Huskie defense that carried the day versus Akron, holding the Zips to just six points over the final three...
Nabal Jefferson
The Northern Illinois University football team carried its success on the field into the classroom placing a school-record six Huskies on the league’s Academic All-MAC Football Team, as selected by the conference’s faculty athletic representatives. Nose guard Nabal Jefferson (Chicago, Ill./Marist), a three-time Academic All-MAC selection, headlines the list of NIU’s first-team honorees which includes...