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Akeem Daniels
Finally! After more than a month’s worth of road games and a bye week, the NIU football team returns Saturday afternoon to Huskie Stadium. During those 36 days away from Brigham Field, the team beat the Big Ten in Evanston, dispatched the desert heat and its gridiron opponent in Las Vegas and, unfortunately, lost to...
Aregeros Turner
Northern Illinois University jumped out to a 21-5 halftime lead and survived a furious comeback to pull out a 48-34 win Saturday over the Rebels at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Da’Ron Brown hauled in a 54-yard pass from Drew Hare with 8:55 left in the game to put the Huskies back in control after...
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...
Cameron Stingily
Junior Cameron Stingily ran for 266 yards on 37 carries and the Northern Illinois University Huskies totaled 698 yards of total offense, 454 on the ground, to claim a 38-24 victory over Kent State Saturday in its 2013 Mid-American Conference opener. The Huskies improved to 5-0, 1-0 in the MAC, with the win, while Kent...
Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois put together a workmanlike performance on offense, defense and special teams to earn its ninth straight victory, 63-0, over Mid-American Conference newcomer Massachusetts Saturday at Huskie Stadium. NIU improved to 9-1, 5-0 in the MAC, while UMass fell to 0-9, 0-5. The Huskies extended their school-record home winning streak to 20 games, and...
Sean Progar
With only eight seconds left on the clock at Huskie Stadium and the score tied at 38 last November, sophomore kicker Mathew Sims booted a 34-yard field goal lift Northern Illinois to victory over Ball State. NIU had rallied from a 17-point deficit in the third quarter to earn its sixth consecutive win and claim...
Leighton Settle
Junior running back Leighton Settle (Madison, Wis./Madison West/Fresno City CC) scored three touchdowns while rushing for 152 yards on 23 carries to lead Northern Illinois to a 55-24 victory on Saturday afternoon at Huskie Stadium. Junior quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel) gained 144 yards on 21 carries with a touchdown and went 14-of-32 through...
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...
Rashaan Melvin
Two weeks before kicking off the 2012 season at Soldier Field versus Iowa, Northern Illinois held a 90-minute scrimmage in full pads Saturday at Huskie Stadium under perfect weather conditions. With NIU’s top two receivers – Martel Moore and Perez Ashford – given the day off, the Huskie defense got the better of the offense most...