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Jason Meehan
NIU counts only a dozen victories over the perennially troublesome Toledo Rockets, but that number includes the last four meetings between the MAC West rivals. Coach Rod Carey and the Huskies look to push that winning streak to five at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, on a Veterans Day game set to honor the team’s...
Juwan Brescacin
Behind Thomas Rawls’ 270 rushing yards and two touchdowns, Central Michigan knocked off the NIU football team 34-17 Saturday at Huskie Stadium in a Mid-American Conference West Division match-up. The win by CMU (4-3, 2-1 MAC) snaps the Huskies’ (4-2, 1-1 MAC) 28-game winning streak at Huskie Stadium, while also ending NIU’s 24-game regular season...
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...
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....
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...
Four quarters of football were not enough. One overtime period was not enough. The prize was too big: a Mid-American Conference championship. With the hard-fought score knotted at 37, the NIU Huskies and the Kent State Golden Flashes carried their perfect conference records into the second overtime – one more chance to claim victory. Huskie...
Jordan Lynch
Junior tailback Akeem Daniels scored on a 54-yard pass from Jordan Lynch with 4:58 to play, and Lynch added a 71-yard touchdown run two minutes later as the Northern Illinois Huskies overcame a fourth-quarter deficit for the third time this season to claim a 35-23 victory over Ball State Saturday at Scheumann Stadium. “We’re a...
Jamal Womble and Martel Moore
Coach Dave Doeren and the NIU Huskies football team play their first road game of 2012 Saturday when they travel to West Point, N.Y., to face the U.S. Army Black Knights. NIU owns a 1-1 record after earning their first win of the season last weekend with a 35-7 victory over UT Martin at Huskie...
Ten days before Northern Illinois opens the 2011 football season at Huskie Stadium versus Army, Northern Illinois Head Coach Dave Doeren released Tuesday the first depth chart of the season for the Huskies. Every player listed on the starting units on offense and defense lettered for the Huskies a year ago with the exception of...
Coach Dave Doeren and linebacker Jorden Delegal
The Northern Illinois University football team is heading down the home stretch of its preseason camp and while some of the guys may be tired after almost two weeks of practice, you wouldn’t know by watching it. As the Huskies wrapped up practice No. 14 Tuesday afternoon at Huskie Stadium, they have maintained their enthusiasm...
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...