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Tag: Soldier Field Showdown II
Students can catch all the action Saturday’s Soldier Field Showdown II, when Coach Dave Doeren and the Huskies battle University of Wisconsin Badgers along Chicago’s lakefront. Although student tickets are $25 each plus a $5 processing fee, a buy-one-get-one-free deal turns that into $30 for two ducats. Tickets are available at the Convocation Center Box...
Photo of an NIU Huskie football helmet at Soldier Field
Almost 24 hours after visiting with local and national media at Detroit’s Ford Field as part of MAC Media Day, Northern Illinois University head football coach Dave Doeren and members of the Huskie football team were at Soldier Field for NIU’s annual Chicago Media Day Wednesday. Doeren and seven members of the 2011 NIU football...
NIU Huskies football team
Fresh off an 11-3 season, including a perfect 8-0 mark in Mid-American Conference play and a 40-17 victory over Fresno State in the Humanitarian Bowl in 2010, the Northern Illinois University football team was picked to finish second in the MAC West in the MAC Preseason Media Poll, the league announced at its annual media...
Dave Doeren
Dave Doeren Dave Doeren concluded his summer of off-the-field adventures with a trip to Arlington Park Racetrack in the latest episode of the NIUHuskies.com web series “Doeren Discovers,” posted Tuesday on the Northern Illinois Huskies home page. During a day at the track, Doeren and family picked their favorite horses and cheered them on (apparently...
NIU Huskie football players celebrate
Four more Northern Illinois football games have been scheduled for broadcast and the Huskies released two additional game times Wednesday in conjunction with the Mid-American Conference television release. Northern Illinois’ 2011 football season opener versus Army on Saturday, Sept. 3, the NIU-Wisconsin game at Soldier Field on Saturday, Sept. 17, and the Huskies’ game at...
New Northern Illinois head coaches Dave Doeren (football) and Mark Montgomery (men’s basketball), along with members of their staffs, NIU women’s basketball head coach Kathi Bennett and Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Jeff Compher headline the 2011 Huskie Athletic Support Fund Coaches’ Caravans this May and June.  The free events, which give Huskie fans a...
NIU Huskie football team huddles up
The Northern Illinois Huskies will play seven home games for the first time since 2003, including a first-ever home game versus Wisconsin at Chicago’s Soldier Field. NIU’s football team also will be featured at least three times on ESPN national networks, highlighting the Huskies’ 2011 football schedule released Monday by NIU and the Mid-American Conference. And, for...