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Marlon Moore
Just two safeties in camp with the Northern Illinois University football team have seen game action but between them the duo of redshirt senior Dechane Durante (Charlotte, N.C./Vance) and junior Marlon Moore (Mobile, Ala./C.F. Vigor) have combined for 63 games played and 45 starts. “They are both having a good camp and off to a...
The Northern Illinois University football team donned shoulder pads and helmets Monday afternoon for its third practice of the 2014 preseason at Huskie Stadium. “Overall they came out and had good energy,” said NIU head coach Rod Carey. “Then, like the first day of pads, they aren’t used to pads so it got to them...
Dechane Durante
The Northern Illinois University football team wrapped up its second practice of the 2014 preseason with a 23-period workout Sunday afternoon on the turf at Huskie Stadium. For the second straight practice, the Huskies were in shorts and helmets. NIU began practice with a period of special teams play, particularly field goal. The squad then...
MAC Championship program cover
So here we are again. For the fourth straight December, the NIU Huskies football team is headed to Detroit for the Mid-American Conference Championship in search of their third consecutive crown and a 26th notch in their MAC winning streak. Kickoff is 7 p.m. vs. the Bowling Green Falcons (9-3, 7-1). But things are different...
Drew Hare
Admittedly, calling Saturday’s Northern Illinois football practice a “Spring Game” was a little bit of a misnomer in terms of both the “spring” and the “game”. With temperatures in the low 40s and winds measured near 20 miles per hour at times, spring has not quite arrived in Northern Illinois. And when NIU’s spring football...
Da’Ron Brown
For one more year, Mother Nature wins. NIU head football coach Rod Carey announced Tuesday that Northern Illinois will push the beginning of its 2013 spring football practices back one week due to unseasonably cold weather. The Huskies, whose new indoor practice facility, the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center, is currently under construction just...
Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey continues to put the pieces of his 2013 Huskie coaching staff in place, announcing Wednesday that three returning members of the NIU staff will take on additional duties. Carey also gave two of the four new coaches hired since he took over prior to the Huskies’ appearance in the...
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...