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Jimmie Ward and Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois University All-Americans Jordan Lynch and Jimmie Ward, along with five of their 2013 senior teammates, took center stage Friday at the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center at NIU’s Annual Pro Day. National Football League personnel from 30 different teams, the Huskie coaching staff, friends, family, teammates, members of the media and special...
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...
Huskies celebrate another year of winning the Bronze Stalk
In a white-knuckle, back-and-forth, hold-your-breath and don’t-dare-turn-your-eyes kind of football game, it was Jordan Lynch and the No. 15 NIU Huskies who finally prevailed, winning 48-27 over Ball State. Tied heading into the fourth quarter, the NIU Huskies scored the final 21 points of the game for the Wednesday night victory at Huskie Stadium. Lynch...
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...
Jordan Lynch
The first preseason magazines previewing the 2013 football season have started to hit the shelves and Northern Illinois is featured in Lindy’s Sports College Football Preview, Athlon Sports College Football Magazine and The Sporting News College Football Yearbook, as well as on Phil Steele’s website in advance of the release of his magazine. After posting...
Joe Windsor (left) and Sean Progar
Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 223 yards and two scores to lead the Huskies to a 37-7 victory over Akron at InfoCision Stadium in Akron, Ohio. NIU won its seventh straight game to improve to 7-1 on the season, 4-0 in the Mid-American Conference, while...
Leighton Settle
Only one football team in the Mid-American Conference had what it took last year to get the better of the NIU Huskies, the eventual MAC champions. That team – the Chippewas of Central Michigan University – is eager for a repeat performance Saturday, Sept. 29, when conference play finally begins across the league. It won’t...
Martel Moore
Trailing by 10 points early in the fourth quarter, Northern Illinois scored the final 17 points of the game as the Huskies knocked off Kansas, 30-23, on Saturday afternoon at Huskie Stadium. Redshirt junior quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel) threw for 235 yards on 23-of-35 passing with two touchdowns while running for 134 yards...
Coach Dave Doeren and the NIU Huskies (0-1) return to Huskie Stadium at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, to continue their non-conference schedule versus the Skyhawks of the University of Tennessee at Martin (1-0). Students are admitted free with their NIU OneCard. The first 3,000 fans at the game will receive a red “We Are...
Jordan Lynch
Iowa scored its only touchdown of the game on a 23-yard run by Damon Bullock with 2:15 to play, lifting the Hawkeyes to an 18-17 victory over Northern Illinois Saturday in front of a crowd of 52,117 at Soldier Field. Northern Illinois used the running of first-time starting quarterback Jordan Lynch and a stifling defensive...
NIU Huskies football - defensive line
Midway through camp, first-year head coach Dave Doeren is pleased with his team’s effort thus far on both sides of the ball. “The offense has a really good grasp of its system,” Doeren said. “They’re playing a lot of guys. There were a lot of young guys that got some reps here too. Defensively, I...
NIU Huskies football players
For the first time since preseason camp started at Northern Illinois last Thursday, the Huskie football team did not practice Tuesday. That does not mean, however, that Dave Doeren’s football team had the day off as NIU players and coaches took part in the team’s annual Media and Photo Day at Huskie Stadium. Media day...