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  • NIU's Lemon named MAC-West Defensive Player of the Week

    NIU's Lemon named MAC-West Defensive Player of the Week
    One of the key reasons Northern Illinois frustrated Northwestern last Saturday was linebacker Rasheen Lemon. The junior from Proviso West High School contributed a career-high nine tackles and two sacks as the Huskies prevailed 23-15. Lemon was...
  • 2-a-days: Tommy Vitale not following in brother's footsteps for No. 17 Wheaton South

    2-a-days: Tommy Vitale not following in brother's footsteps for No. 17 Wheaton South
    Doing something different is working fine for Tommy Vitale. As a freshman at Wheaton Warrenville South, Vitale decided to not follow in his older brother's footsteps, switching from running back to linebacker. His brother, Dan Vitale, was the midst of...
  • NIU offense in good position with veteran O-line

    NIU offense in good position with veteran O-line
    With a new quarterback named Jordan Lynch and a wide-eyed group of offensive linemen in 2012, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey wondered how they would come together. Lynch became a Heisman Trophy finalist who now plays for the Bears. In DeKalb, the...
  • Football | Wheaton South's Watson quickly picks Western Michigan

    Football | Wheaton South's Watson quickly picks Western Michigan
    Just hours after receiving his first college scholarship offer, Keishawn Watson abruptly put an end to his recruiting process. The Wheaton Warrenville South senior wide receiver followed his instinct and gave a verbal commitment to Western Michigan...
  • NIU won't be awestruck taking on Arkansas in SEC country

    Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said he took special notice of a full-page advertisement a Northern Illinois alumni group placed in the Tribune last week, teasing the University of Illinois about not having the Huskies on its schedule. "I played these (NIU)...
  • QB Drew Hare steady leading NIU offense

    DEKALB — As deafening artificial crowd noise was pumped in during practices this week, Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey and his staff suffered from headaches. But sophomore quarterback Drew Hare, preparing to make just his second collegiate start...
  • Saturday's matchup: NIU at Arkansas

    Saturday's matchup: NIU at Arkansas
    TV/radio: 6 p.m., Saturday; ESPNU, WIND-AM 560. Line: Arkansas by 131/2. Records: Northern Illinois 3-0; Arkansas 2-1. Last meeting: Arkansas won 30-27 on Nov. 12, 1994, in Fayetteville, Ark. On the offensive: The Huskies' offense ranks third in...
  • The Drive: Four key storylines to watch this week in college football

    The Drive: Four key storylines to watch this week in college football
      Welcome to The Drive. The Orlando Sentinel’s quick look at some of the teams, players and storylines we’re keeping an eye on this week in college football. Here we go: FIRST DOWN Northern Illinois extended its nation’s-best 17-...
  • NIU out to prove it's not just Jordan Lynch Show

    The common national perception that Jordan Lynch alone propelled Northern Illinois to an undefeated 2013 regular season was a theme neither Lynch nor the NIU program pushed. It made for a convenient storyline and perhaps helped garner a few more Heisman...
  • Saturday's matchup: NIU at UNLV

    Saturday's matchup: NIU at UNLV
    Radio/Internet: 6 p.m., Saturday; WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5, http://www.campusinsiders.com. Line: Northern Records: Northern Illinois 2-0, UNLV 1-1. Last meeting: NIU won 62-14 on Oct. 5, 1995 in DeKalb. On the offensive: Newly-anointed starting...
  • Huskies not half bad in win over NU

    Huskies not half bad in win over NU
    Northern Illinois was delighted to notch its third straight win against a Big Ten opponent over the last two seasons Saturday when the Huskies trumped Northwestern 23-15 in Evanston. But coach Rod Carey knows his team needs to clean up a few areas to play...