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Ten Northern Illinois University football players were honored Wednesday by the Mid-American Conference as the league announced the 2014 All-MAC football teams as selected by the league coaches. Huskie offensive linemen Tyler Loos (Sterling, Ill./Sterling HS) and Andrew Ness (O’Fallon, Mo./Christian Brothers College), defensive end Jason Meehan (St. Louis, Mo./Webster Groves HS) and cornerback Paris...
Cameron Stingily
OK, so that was a crazy fourth quarter. NIU’s football team went up by 14, thanks to scores from the offense and the defense, but saw that lead evaporate for the second time in the game. After what appeared to be a Cameron Stingily touchdown was called back for a holding penalty, it was time...
Jordan Huff
On its final possession of the contest, a 56-yard field goal came up short for Kent State as NIU claimed a 17-14 victory over the Golden Flashes in the Mid-American Conference opener on Saturday at Huskie Stadium. The win extends NIU’s Huskie Stadium winning streak to 28 games and its regular season MAC winning streak...
Perez Ford
During last season’s camp, first-year Northern Illinois University defensive line coach Brett Diersen had the challenge of replacing three starters on the defensive line. This year, that challenge was made a little more difficult as he will have to replace four starters. Diersen will be looking to replace is defensive tackle Ken Bishop, who was...
Ladell Fleming
The Northern Illinois University Huskies wrapped up 2014 spring football practices Saturday at Huskie Stadium with a modified version of the “Huskie Bowl” won by the Cardinal Team made up of the entire NIU defense. Points were awarded for one-one-one drills, a field goal competition and third-down conversions in seven-on-seven situations before the offense and...
Jordan Lynch
Two undefeated football teams will march into Huskie Stadium Saturday in dogged pursuit of continued perfection. Only one will emerge unscathed. For the NIU Huskies, who are among the last six Football Bowl Subdivision teams without a home game yet this season, two records are on the line. NIU has won 21 straight games in...
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...