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Akeem Daniels
Finally! After more than a month’s worth of road games and a bye week, the NIU football team returns Saturday afternoon to Huskie Stadium. During those 36 days away from Brigham Field, the team beat the Big Ten in Evanston, dispatched the desert heat and its gridiron opponent in Las Vegas and, unfortunately, lost to...
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...
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...
Tommylee Lewis
Northern Illinois University wide receiver and kick return specialist Tommylee Lewis was named to the 2014 Paul Hornung Award Watch List, the Louisville Sports Commission announced today. The Paul Hornung Award, presented by Texas Roadhouse, is given annually to the most versatile player in college football by the Louisville Sports Commission. It is the second...
Jimmie Ward
Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch and safety Jimmie Ward continued to add to their already impressive legacies at NIU Tuesday when they were named first-team All-Americans by the Associated Press and SI.com, respectively, making them just the second and third first-team honorees in school history. Lynch, who earned first team All-America honors as an...
Logo of the Poinsettia Bowl
The Northern Illinois University Huskies will close out a record-setting 2013 campaign in sunny San Diego, Calif. at the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, NIU, bowl and MAC officials announced Sunday. NIU (12-1), ranked No. 23 (USA Today)/No. 24 (Associated Press), will take on Utah State (8-5) of the Mountain West Conference at...
Rod Carey leads his team onto Brigham Field.
After leading the Northern Illinois University Huskies to a 12-0 record and No. 14 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) ranking, NIU senior quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel HS) and first-year head coach Rod Carey were honored Wednesday as the MAC released its 2013 football postseason awards. League coaches honored Lynch with the Vern Smith Leadership...
MAC Championship program cover
So here we are again. For the fourth straight December, the NIU Huskies football team is headed to Detroit for the Mid-American Conference Championship in search of their third consecutive crown and a 26th notch in their MAC winning streak. Kickoff is 7 p.m. vs. the Bowling Green Falcons (9-3, 7-1). But things are different...
Detroit, baby!
Who’s ready for some Motor City Magic, Chapter Four? Jordan Lynch and the still-undefeated NIU Huskies football team earned their fourth consecutive ticket to the 2013 Mid-American Conference Championship tonight with a 35-17 win over the Toledo Rockets, who had been the only remaining obstacle between Rod Carey’s crew and Detroit in December. Lynch ran...
Huskies celebrate another year of winning the Bronze Stalk
In a white-knuckle, back-and-forth, hold-your-breath and don’t-dare-turn-your-eyes kind of football game, it was Jordan Lynch and the No. 15 NIU Huskies who finally prevailed, winning 48-27 over Ball State. Tied heading into the fourth quarter, the NIU Huskies scored the final 21 points of the game for the Wednesday night victory at Huskie Stadium. Lynch...
Jordan Lynch
Quarterback Jordan Lynch scored three rushing touchdowns in the first quarter and the No. 17 (BCS) Northern Illinois University Huskies scored touchdown on its first five possessions en route to a 63-19 victory Saturday over the University of Massachusetts at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. NIU kept its perfect (9-0) record intact and improved to...
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