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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...
The last time NIU and Ohio took opposite sides of a football field, it was in Detroit for the 2011 Mid-American Conference Championship. Huskie fans will remember that Ohio enjoyed a heartbreaking 20-0 halftime lead, which at the time seemed insurmountable. Yet the Bobcats would never score again that night. Quarterback Chandler Harnish, held to...
Joel Bouagnon
ESPN 3 Coverage: Watch Replay YPSILANTI, Mich. — The Northern Illinois University Huskies (6-2) came back from a fourth quarter deficit against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles in manufacturing a 28-17 win at “the Factory” and becoming bowl-eligible for the seventh straight season. The Huskies amassed 386 yards on offense, including a 168 yard rushing...
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...
Drew Hare
Drew Hare, who tossed two touchdowns and ran for a third last weekend in NIU’s 23-15 win over Northwestern, will start at quarterback Saturday in Las Vegas. Hare, the third and final Huskie quarterback to take the field in Evanston, quickly earned Coach Rod Carey’s confidence. “That took all of about two seconds. We’re going...
Rasheen Lemon
Northern Illinois University linebacker Rasheen Lemon has been named the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week for his performance in the Huskies’ 23-15 victory over Northwestern, the MAC office announced Monday. Lemon, a 6-0, 206-pound junior from Chicago and Proviso West High School, made a career high nine tackles, including eight solo stops,...
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...
Juwan Brescacin
The biggest lesson learned from Saturday’s inaugural Huskie Bowl, the intrasquad scrimmage that closed out Northern Illinois’ 2013 spring practices, is that the Huskies are immeasurably better as one cohesive unit working together than they are split in half. In a one-hour, 45-minute scrimmage largely dominated by the defenses, the NIU Black team coached by...