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  • Grading NIU in MAC championship game

     Grading NIU in MAC championship game
    The Huskies played their best overall game of the season Friday night to capture the Mid-American Conference championship with a 51-17 thumping of Bowling Green. Last year NIU sputtered at the end, losing the MAC title game to the Falcons and then the...
  • Northern Illinois eagerly awaits bowl destination

    Northern Illinois eagerly awaits bowl destination
    Northern Illinois' football program continues in the right direction after capturing another Mid-American Conference championship Friday night against Bowling Green. What direction the Huskies will be headed for a bowl game will be announced Sunday....
  • Marshall to play Northern Illinois in Boca Raton Bowl

    Marshall to play Northern Illinois in Boca Raton Bowl
    Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato is coming home for his final college football game, according to multiple reports.  Cato, who played high school football at Miami Central, will lead the Thundering Herd against Northern Illinois in the inaugral Boca...
  • Champion NIU vs. champion Marshall in Boca Raton Bowl

    Champion NIU vs. champion Marshall in Boca Raton Bowl
    Northern Illinois’ bowl matchup will feature something most others won’t: two conference champions. The Huskies, Mid-American Conference champions, will face Marshall, the Conference USA winner, in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 23....
  • Orange Bowl headlines trio of South Florida games

    Orange Bowl headlines trio of South Florida games
    Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen and Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson have a lot of mutual respect for one another. The two coaches on Sunday noted that they haven't crossed paths much during their careers. That will change later this month when...
  • Miramar's Miller recommits to FAU

    Miramar's Miller recommits to FAU
    Herbert Miller knew his decision would surprise people. Late Monday night, Miller, a safety at Miramar High, announced on his Twitter account that he had recommitted to FAU. Miller had been committed to Northern Illinois for the last five months...
  • Marshall, NIU coaches say they look forward to tough Boca bowl showdown

    Marshall coach Doc Holliday wanted to make one thing clear Wednesday during the Boca Raton Bowl news conference: The Thundering Herd wanted to play Northern Illinois. Sure, Marshall, the champion of Conference USA, could have chosen to play in different...
  • Football: 2014 Chicago Tribune All-State second team

    Football: 2014 Chicago Tribune All-State second team
    Gabe Green, Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin, Sr., QB Led the Cyclones to consecutive Class 5A championships and posted big numbers in the process. Southern Mississippi recruit threw for 2,841 yards on 75-percent passing with 37 TDs and two INTs as a...
  • Pep rallies set on eve of Boca Bowl

    The two teams are chosen and Florida Atlantic University's stadium was nearly sold out last week, but for college football fans who still want in on the action for ESPN's first Boca Raton Bowl, there's a pep rally and after party in Boca the night...
  • Football | Kaneland grad P.J. Fleck staying put at Western Michigan

    Football | Kaneland grad P.J. Fleck staying put at Western Michigan
    He engineered the best turnaround in program and Mid-American Conference history, taking Western Michigan from 1-11 to 8-4 in his second season. Not surprisingly, P.J. Fleck’s name has since surfaced on lists as a potential candidate for more than...
  • Tuesday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Ohio

    Tuesday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Ohio
    TV/radio: 7 p.m. Tuesday; ESPNU, WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5. Line: NIU by 4. Records: NIU 8-2, 5-1 MAC; Ohio 5-5, 3-3. Last meeting: NIU won 23-20 on Dec. 2, 2011, in the MAC championship game in Detroit. On the offensive: The Huskies are tied...