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Huskies celebrate another year of winning the Bronze Stalk
With the coveted Bronze Stalk on the line, and two legend-in the-making Mid-American Conference quarterbacks facing off on a chilly November night inside Huskie Stadium, last year’s tussle between NIU and Ball State kept fans from both schools on pins and needles. All knotted up heading into the fourth quarter, it was the Huskies who...
Joel Bouagnon
ESPN 3 Coverage: Watch Replay YPSILANTI, Mich. — The Northern Illinois University Huskies (6-2) came back from a fourth quarter deficit against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles in manufacturing a 28-17 win at “the Factory” and becoming bowl-eligible for the seventh straight season. The Huskies amassed 386 yards on offense, including a 168 yard rushing...
Sophomore quarterback Drew Hare (O’Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West) gained 180 yards on 17 carries with two touchdowns and threw for 185 yards on 12-of-16 passing with a touchdown Saturday as NIU earned a 51-41 victory over Miami (Ohio) at Huskie Stadium. The Huskies (5-2, 2-1 MAC) gained 658 yards of total offense and did not...
Joel Bouagnon
The Arkansas Razorbacks were too much for the Northern Illinois University Huskies to handle Saturday night in Fayetteville, Ark. as NIU fell to 3-1 on the season after dropping a 52-14 decision at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Arkansas’ special teams and defense accounted for its first two touchdowns, and while the Huskie defense played...
Matt McIntosh
Redshirt junior Matt McIntosh is the starting quarterback of the 1-0 NIU Huskies, Coach Rod Carey announced Tuesday. McIntosh started the Aug. 28 season opener, going 10-14 for 87 yards and one touchdown, while rushing for 27 yards on four carries. Quarterback hopefuls Drew Hare and Anthony Maddie also ran the team during the 55-3...
Joel Bouagnon
Sophomore Joel Bouagnon (Aurora, Ill./Aurora Christian) scored four touchdowns Thursday night as NIU opened the season with a 55-3 victory over Presbyterian College at Huskie Stadium. NIU racked up 635 yards of total offense, 424 coming on the ground, as it extended its Huskie Stadium winning streak to a nation-leading 27 games. The Huskies ran...
Keith Harris Jr.
As the tiresome summer reality shows finally reveal their destined-for-obscurity winners, it’s Rod Carey who soon will truly provide “the moment we’ve all been waiting for.” Who will quarterback the NIU Huskies football team? Drew Hare? Anthony Maddie? Matt McIntosh? “Each one of them has a different release,” wide receiver Da’Ron Brown said, “but at...
The Northern Illinois University Huskies held their most extensive scrimmage of the 2014 preseason Thursday afternoon at Huskie Stadium in the 16th preseason practice of the year. With his team two weeks away from the season opening game versus Presbyterian, NIU Head Coach Rod Carey said he is happy with what his team has accomplished...
Keith Harris Jr.
The NIU Huskies have been the top rushing team in the Mid-American Conference four of the last five seasons. While quarterback play has garnered most of that rushing attention, the Huskies’ running backs have been a major part of that success. This season, NIU’s running backs are a committee and will look to shift into...
The NIU Huskies began full contact Wednesday afternoon at Huskie Stadium, marking the fifth day of practice this summer. Though the day marked the first practice with pads, the schedule resembled that of the Huskies previous days of practice, outside of a few full contact drills. “We threw a couple more situations at them today,...
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...
One week after Jordan Lynch became only the second FBS player in the last decade to catch a touchdown pass, run for a TD and pass for four more scores in the same game, the red-hot quarterback is invading Tom Brady’s house. It’s the sixth road game this season for NIU’s undefeated Huskies, who continue...
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