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Twenty years after their first and only meeting – a game played before many NIU students were alive – the NIU Huskies and the Arkansas Razorbacks will battle again in Fayetteville. Arkansas prevailed in the Nov. 12, 1994, contest, but not by much. The final score was 30-27. Coach Rod Carey’s Huskies, who are 3-0...
Aregeros Turner
Northern Illinois University jumped out to a 21-5 halftime lead and survived a furious comeback to pull out a 48-34 win Saturday over the Rebels at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Da’Ron Brown hauled in a 54-yard pass from Drew Hare with 8:55 left in the game to put the Huskies back in control after...
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...
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...
Joel Bouagnon
Sophomore Joel Bouagnon (Aurora, Ill./Aurora Christian) scored four touchdowns Thursday night as NIU opened the season with a 55-3 victory over Presbyterian College at Huskie Stadium. NIU racked up 635 yards of total offense, 424 coming on the ground, as it extended its Huskie Stadium winning streak to a nation-leading 27 games. The Huskies ran...
Keith Harris Jr.
As the tiresome summer reality shows finally reveal their destined-for-obscurity winners, it’s Rod Carey who soon will truly provide “the moment we’ve all been waiting for.” Who will quarterback the NIU Huskies football team? Drew Hare? Anthony Maddie? Matt McIntosh? “Each one of them has a different release,” wide receiver Da’Ron Brown said, “but at...
Rod Carey
Inside Huskie Football, the weekly radio show featuring Northern Illinois University head coach Rod Carey kicks off its 2014 schedule at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Fatty’s Pub & Grille in DeKalb. The show will be broadcast live on Chicago’s AM 560 The Answer and on WCPT 92.5 FM in DeKalb. Fans in the...
The Northern Illinois University Huskies held their most extensive scrimmage of the 2014 preseason Thursday afternoon at Huskie Stadium in the 16th preseason practice of the year. With his team two weeks away from the season opening game versus Presbyterian, NIU Head Coach Rod Carey said he is happy with what his team has accomplished...
Tyler Wedel
The Northern Illinois University Huskies took the field at Huskie Stadium for a pair of practices Saturday to close out the first full week of 2014 preseason camp. NIU practiced in full pads Saturday morning for a little over two hours, then returned to the Brigham Field in shorts and shoulder pads for an evening...
Juwan Brescacin
Wide receivers Tommylee Lewis (Riviera Beach, Fla./W.T. Dwyer), Da’Ron Brown (Chicago, Ill./Morgan Park) and Juwan Brescacin (Mississauga, Ont., Canada/Culver [Ind.] Acad.) combined for 165 receptions, 1,966 yards and 18 touchdowns for the 2013 Northern Illinois University football team. They’re all back in 2014, and much is expected of the Huskies’ talented, experienced and versatile corps...
NIU’s connection to the local community and DeKalb County run deep, and those ties, as well as President Doug Baker’s continuing emphasis on maintaining and building the “communiversity” connection, are the inspiration behind the 2014 Corn Fest jerseys that the Huskies will wear in the Aug. 28 season opener at Huskie Stadium. In addition to recognizing...
The NIU Huskies began full contact Wednesday afternoon at Huskie Stadium, marking the fifth day of practice this summer. Though the day marked the first practice with pads, the schedule resembled that of the Huskies previous days of practice, outside of a few full contact drills. “We threw a couple more situations at them today,...
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