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Ken Bishop
Northern Illinois University defensive tackle Ken Bishop (Lauderhill, Fla./Piper HS/Ellsworth CC) became the second Huskie to be chosen in the 2014 National Football League Draft when he was selected Saturday in the seventh round by the Dallas Cowboys. Overall, Bishop was the 251st player chosen, joining NIU teammate Jimmie Ward, the first round selection of...
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...
Juwan Brescacin
The Northern Illinois University Huskies offense could not get untracked against Utah State in the 2013 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl game and, despite a valiant effort by the NIU defense, the Huskies fell to the Aggies 21-14 Thursday night at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. With its second straight loss, NIU ended...
Logo of the Poinsettia Bowl
The Northern Illinois University Huskies will close out a record-setting 2013 campaign in sunny San Diego, Calif. at the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, NIU, bowl and MAC officials announced Sunday. NIU (12-1), ranked No. 23 (USA Today)/No. 24 (Associated Press), will take on Utah State (8-5) of the Mountain West Conference at...
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...
For the second time this fall, one of college football’s hottest quarterbacks is coming to Huskie Stadium. In NIU’s Sept. 21 home opener, Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo and his Panthers briskly scored 20 points before many Huskie fans had found their seats. NIU ultimately prevailed, of course, going 43-19 the rest of the way....
Ken Bishop
Northern Illinois University seniors Jordan Lynch and Ken Bishop took home Mid-American Conference Player of the Week honors following their performances in a 63-19 win at UMass, the league announced Monday. Lynch earned his fifth MAC West Offensive Player of the Week honor this year, tying Steve Azar and Garrett Wolfe for the school record...
Jimmie Ward
NIU football radio announcers Bill Baker and Mark Lindo didn’t realize they were witnessing history Saturday when they began laughing about something the color commentator had said off the air. Baker revealed that Lindo had predicted the pair would see Huskie QB Jordan Lynch reel off a 50-yard run, and the 49-yard scamper they’d just...
Ken Bishop
Northern Illinois University defensive tackle Ken Bishop and wide receiver Tommylee Lewis earned Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week honors following NIU's 45-35 win at Idaho, the league office announced Monday.
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...
Coming off the most successful season in school history, three straight years with 11 wins or more and back-to-back Mid-American Conference Championships, Northern Illinois will face one of its most challenging schedules in recent seasons according to the 2013 slate released Friday by Northern Illinois and the Mid-American Conference. With five home games at Huskie...
Jordan Lynch
For the second straight year, Northern Illinois won the Mid-American Conference Championship “The Hard Way,” as the Huskies won a battle of ranked teams with a 44-37 double overtime win over Kent State at Ford Field in Detroit. NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch capped a Heisman-worthy performance with his third touchdown run of the game in...
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