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Following the completion of the National Football League draft this past weekend, four members of the winningest senior class in Northern Illinois football history signed free agent contracts with National Football League teams. Wide receivers Martel Moore (San Antonio, Texas/Earl Warren HS) and Perez Ashford (Shaker Heights, Ohio/Shaker Heights HS), defensive end Alan Baxter (Buffalo...
Michael Turner
Northern Illinois great Michael Turner, a two-time Pro Bowl selection for the Atlanta Falcons who has rushed for more than 7,300 yards during a nine-year NFL career, has been added to the line-up for Friday’s “Xs and Os with the Pros” event. Turner will join former Huskie NFL veterans Ryan Diem (Indianapolis Colts, 2001-11) and...
Chandler Harnish
Sorry, ladies, this one’s for the guys. In four years, Northern Illinois Athletics’ annual Football 101 Ladies Clinic has become a huge hit with the Huskie fan base. In fact, the “exclusive” nature of the ladies clinic inspired a bit of jealousy from their husbands, sons and men throughout the community who asked: Where was...
Trevor Olson
Northern Illinois offensive tackle Trevor Olson and fullback Cameron Bell have signed free agent contracts with Tampa Bay and San Francisco, respectively, to bring the number of Huskie football players to sign NFL free agent contracts this year to five. Olson (Richfield, Minn./Richfield) and Bell (Round Rock, Texas/Stony Point) join wide receiver Nathan Palmer (Elkhart,...
Chandler Harnish
Chandler Harnish waited longer than anyone to hear his name called at the 2012 National Football League Draft. For the quarterback from Northern Illinois, who in 2011 became the fourth player ever in the Football Bowl Subdivision to pass for more than 3,000 and rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season, led NIU...
Chandler Harnish
Just days after celebrating a season-ending victory in the GoDaddy.com Bowl in Mobile, Ala., a quartet of Northern Illinois University senior football players are taking a step toward a future in professional football as they begin training for postseason collegiate all-star games. Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish, named an honorable mention All-American by SI.com after...
The NIU Huskies celebrate with the Bronze Stalk after the Nov. 15 victory.
NIU football coach Dave Doeren has a plea for all Huskie football fans, especially those who are considering the Black Friday shopping madness. Skip the malls. Come to the game. “We have 19 seniors that are going to be … currently the fifth-winningest class in NIU football history. If we would find a way to...
Dave Doeren
NIU football head coach Dave Doeren is realistic about what’s coming Tuesday, Nov. 1: a trip into the Glass Bowl, home of perennial MAC powerhouse and threat Toledo. “Toledo is a very, very good football team at home, and has been for a number of years. Not just NIU, but a lot of teams have...
Jasmin Hopkins
Buffalo kicker Peter Fardon missed the extra point after Buffalo scored a touchdown with 14 seconds remaining, giving the visiting Northern Illinois Huskiesa 31-30 victory over the Bulls Saturday at UB Stadium. The Bulls scored three touchdowns in the final quarter to rally from a 31-10 deficit before Fardon’s game-tying attempt went wide left. NIU...
Northern Illinois gained 697 yards of total offense, including 494 rushing yards, as the Huskies defeated Western Michigan, 51-22, on Saturday afternoon at Huskie Stadium. The Broncos held a 15-13 lead at halftime before NIU outscored WMU 38-7 in the second half. Senior quarterback Chandler Harnish (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell) rushed for 229 yards on 14 carries...
Coach Dave Doeren
Coach Dave Doeren and the NIU Huskie football team play at home Saturday afternoon, a week after a tough loss at Central Michigan. The 2:30 p.m. battle vs. Kent State (1-4) is the first of two Mid-American Conference home games for the Huskies (2-3). NIU leads the overall series with Kent State 15-7, notching nine...
Senior quarterback Chandler Harnish threw for 187 yards on 18-of-21 passing and two touchdowns and ran for 118 yards and a score as Northern Illinois defeated Cal Poly, 47-30, Saturday at Huskie Stadium. Senior running back Jasmin Hopkins added a career-high 143 yards rushing and two touchdowns as the Huskies raced out to a 27-0...
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