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Luke Eakes
It is a comforting thing for coaches to see veterans on their two-deep depth chart, players that have experience when the lights come on and players that can help guide the youngsters at their position. The NIU football team has just that luxury when it comes to its tight ends and fullbacks group, where four...
The Northern Illinois University football team donned shoulder pads and helmets Monday afternoon for its third practice of the 2014 preseason at Huskie Stadium. “Overall they came out and had good energy,” said NIU head coach Rod Carey. “Then, like the first day of pads, they aren’t used to pads so it got to them...
Da’Ron Brown celebration
The Northern Illinois University Huskies became the first Mid-American Conference team to defeat two Big Ten teams in one season and improved their record to 4-0 on the season with a dominating 55-24 win over Purdue Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium. Quarterback Jordan Lynch started the game by completing 14 of his first 15 passes, including...
Martel Moore
The Northern Illinois defense made the stop it needed to make as freshman linebacker Boomer Mays tackled Army quarterback Trent Steelman for a two-yard loss on fourth and three with 1:47 to play, securing the Huskies’ 41-40 victory over the Black Knights Saturday at Michie Stadium. Mays’ stop came after NIU took the lead with...
Coach Dave Doeren
The Northern Illinois Huskies closed out 2012 preseason football practices Saturday with a “mock game” at Huskie Stadium that included pregame stretching, the team entrance, seeing every personnel group on offense, defense and special teams, halftime and even the singing of the post-game fight song. There was no hitting, no passes thrown and no real...
NIU Huskie football
The sound of shoulder pads popping filled Huskie Stadium Wednesday as the Northern Illinois football team practiced in shells for the first time in the preseason. Despite overcast skies with intermittent showers, the Huskies’ energy on the field could not be dampened by the weather. In the end, though, the defense owned the day with...
Jordan Lynch
After spending the past two seasons backing up record-setting teammate Chandler Harnish, quarterback Jordan Lynch showed that he plans a seamless transition into the starting role as he threw for 402 yards on 29-of-44 passing with four touchdowns Saturday at Huskie Stadium in Northern Illinois’ Red-White Spring Football Game. Lynch led the Red team, composed...
Martel Moore
The Northern Illinois Huskies completed the 11th of 15 spring football practices with a situational scrimmage that saw both the offense and defense excel at different times during the two-hour session at Huskie Stadium. Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren said he was pleased with where his team stood with one week of spring remaining....
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...