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Trevor Olson
Northern Illinois offensive tackle Trevor Olson and fullback Cameron Bell have signed free agent contracts with Tampa Bay and San Francisco, respectively, to bring the number of Huskie football players to sign NFL free agent contracts this year to five. Olson (Richfield, Minn./Richfield) and Bell (Round Rock, Texas/Stony Point) join wide receiver Nathan Palmer (Elkhart,...
NIU Huskies and President Peters celebrate a MAC West Championship! Detroit, here we come!
On a day when the normally potent Northern Illinois offense struggled to find its rhythm, the oft-maligned Huskie defense stepped up Friday morning to lead NIU to an 18-12 victory over Eastern Michigan at Huskie Stadium. With the victory, Northern Illinois (9-3, 7-1) earned its seventh-straight win and its second consecutive trip to the Marathon...
Chandler Harnish
As the NIU Huskies ride their five-game winning streak Tuesday night to Huskie Stadium, senior quarterback Chandler Harnish is leading one of the most explosive offenses (41.6 points per game) in the country in 2011. “They’re playing at a high level. When you go five games in a row without giving up a sack, that...
Willie Clark
Northern Illinois played what NIU head coach Dave Doeren called its “most complete road game” of the season to defeat Bowling Green, 45-14, Tuesday night and win its fifth consecutive game. With the win, the Huskies improved to 7-3 overall and 5-1 in the Mid-American Conference while Bowling Green fell to 4-6, 2-4. A week...
NIU Huskies celebrate
Chandler Harnish threw his sixth touchdown pass of the game, a four-yard completion to Perez Ashford with 19 seconds left, and the Huskie defense stopped Toledo in the final seconds, giving Northern Illinois a 63-60 win over Toledo at the Glass Bowl Tuesday night before a national television audience on ESPN2. The win, which featured...
Nate Palmer
With only four days left in the Northern Illinois Huskies’ preseason football camp, NIU head coach Dave Doeren mixed fundamentals, special teams, live action and situational drills during Wednesday’s two practices. In the morning, the Huskies worked on special teams and techniques in shorts and helmets, before suiting up in full gear and picking up...
Jamaal Womble
The Northern Illinois Huskies held their first extended scrimmage of the preseason Sunday at Huskie Stadium, with both the offense and defense enjoying success at different times during the nearly two-hour workout. The “back-and-forth” nature of the scrimmage, as well as the level of play and competition on both sides of the ball, gave NIU...