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Chandler Harnish
Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish has been named the winner of the Mid-American Conference’s Vern Smith Leadership Award, which is presented annually to the MAC’s top football player, the league office announced Wednesday. Mid-American Conference head coaches voted on the award and on the league’s all-conference team, which features nine Huskies in all, four on...
Adam Keil hoists the Bronze Stalk.
Sophomore kicker Mathew Sims made a 34-yard field goal with eight seconds remaining to lift Northern Illinois to a 41-38 victory over Ball State Tuesday night at Huskie Stadium. The Huskies rallied from a 17-point third quarter deficit to earn their sixth consecutive win and their 14th-straight Huskie Stadium victory. Senior quarterback Chandler Harnish set...
Chandler Harnish
As the NIU Huskies ride their five-game winning streak Tuesday night to Huskie Stadium, senior quarterback Chandler Harnish is leading one of the most explosive offenses (41.6 points per game) in the country in 2011. “They’re playing at a high level. When you go five games in a row without giving up a sack, that...
Tommylee Lewis
Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish (Bluffton, Ind./Norwell HS) and kickoff return specialist Tommylee Lewis (Riviera Beach, Fla./W.T. Dwyer HS) have been named the Mid-American Conference West Division Offensive Player and Specialist of the Week, respectively, the MAC Office announced Monday. The Huskie duo was honored after leading Northern Illinois to a 63-60 victory over Toledo...
NIU Huskies celebrate
Chandler Harnish threw his sixth touchdown pass of the game, a four-yard completion to Perez Ashford with 19 seconds left, and the Huskie defense stopped Toledo in the final seconds, giving Northern Illinois a 63-60 win over Toledo at the Glass Bowl Tuesday night before a national television audience on ESPN2. The win, which featured...
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...
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...
Coach Dave Doeren and the NIU Huskies football team (1-2) close out their 2011 non-conference schedule at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, versus the Cal Poly Mustangs. NIU returns home to Huskie Stadium looking to rebound after back-to-back losses at Kansas and versus No. 6 Wisconsin in its last two outings. Students are admitted free...
Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson passed for 347 yards on 23-of-32 passing to lead the No. 7 Badgers to a 49-7 victory over Northern Illinois Saturday at Soldier Field before a crowd of 41,068.  Wisconsin improved to 3-0 on the season while the Huskies fell to 1-2. While Wilson dominated on the offensive side of the...
Nate Palmer
With only four days left in the Northern Illinois Huskies’ preseason football camp, NIU head coach Dave Doeren mixed fundamentals, special teams, live action and situational drills during Wednesday’s two practices. In the morning, the Huskies worked on special teams and techniques in shorts and helmets, before suiting up in full gear and picking up...
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...
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