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  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    1. Game away from 400 as a head coach for Mount Carmel’s Frank Lenti, who is second all-time in wins (339) and first in state titles (11). 2. Heisman Trophy winners who played high school football in Illinois. Evanston’s Clint Frank and...
  • NIU's Cameron Stingily hopes to repeat 'birthday game' vs. Kent State

     NIU's Cameron Stingily hopes to repeat 'birthday game' vs. Kent State
    DEKALB, Ill. — Northern Illinois tailback Cameron Stingily ran wild last season against Kent State, rushing for 266 yards and two touchdowns. The Golden Flashes visit the Huskies on Saturday for NIU's Mid-American Conference opener. Stingily is...
  • Week 6 football recruiting notes: Richards' Tears lives up to nickname

    Week 6 football recruiting notes: Richards' Tears lives up to nickname
    Spencer Tears' nickname might apply to his unpredictable skills on the football field, but he doesn't plan to employ the same philosophy with his recruiting. The Richards senior, nicknamed "Suspense," is regarded as one of the top uncommitted seniors in...
  • Arkansas routs Northern Illinois 52-14

     Arkansas routs Northern Illinois 52-14
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Hours before kickoff at Razorback Stadium, the video scoreboard flashed larger-than-life images of former Arkansas football notables such as Dan Hampton, Lance Alworth and, yes, even Jerry Jones. Only the names seemed to...
  • Grading NIU's performance vs. Arkansas

    Northern Illinois' nation-leading 17-game road winning streak came to a screeching halt Saturday night in Fayetteville, Ark., as Arkansas struck early and often in a 52-14 rout. Turnovers and special teams breakdowns contributed to the game getting out of...
  • NIU hopes to learn from rare road loss

    The road has been kind to Northern Illinois over the last few years, so the Huskies are determined to transform Saturday night's 52-14 blowout loss at Arkansas into a positive. NIU had won a national-best 17 straight road games before running into the...
  • Northern Illinois' Tommylee Lewis out for season

    DEKALB -- Northern Illinois’ dynamic wide receiver/kick returner Tommylee Lewis will be lost for the season with a lower-body injury, coach Rod Carey announced on Tuesday. Lewis has accounted for 3,617 all-purpose yards in 39 career games for...
  • Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense

     Northwestern pursues answers (plural) on offense
    Northwestern's first seven series against Northern Illinois last Saturday ended like this: punt, punt, interception, punt, punt, punt, punt. No wonder Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald said of his offense: "Right now we don't have any guys playing at an...
  • Effects of painful loss linger for Wisconsin

    Effects of painful loss linger for Wisconsin
    Wisconsin's second-half collapse Saturday raised two key questions: Why didn't Melvin Gordon get more than four carries in the second half? And why didn't quarterback Joel Stave relieve an overwhelmed Tanner McEvoy? It took some time, but the answers...
  • Northern Illinois reloading to keep run of success going

     Northern Illinois reloading to keep run of success going
    DEKALB, Ill. — After winning 46 games over the last four seasons, it might appear Northern Illinois merely needs to reload and not rebuild. Yet the losses of record-setting quarterback Jordan Lynch and playmaking safety Jimmie Ward left major...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    If I were a millionaire who didn't write about sports for a living, I'd be camping out at the home of my bookie. That's how flawed some of these lines seem. Let's start with … Northern Illinois (plus 61/2) at Northwestern: The line opened at...