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  • 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...
  • NCAA to vote on autonomy for 'Power 5' conference schools

    The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences. In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
  • Stevenson grad Radtke ready to lead young NIU team

    Stevenson grad Radtke ready to lead young NIU team
    Jenna Radtke showed up for her first volleyball practice at Northern Illinois last summer just trying to help out wherever she could. From that moment on, it seems she never left the court. The Stevenson graduate started all 32 matches last year for...
  • 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...
  • Bowling Green ranked No. 34, Falcons will lean on offense to help chase MAC title

    Bowling Green ranked No. 34, Falcons will lean on offense to help chase MAC title
    The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • Toledo ranked No, 53, Rockets return strong offensive unit

      The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
  • NIU adds San Diego State to 2016 and '17 schedules

    NIU adds San Diego State to 2016 and '17 schedules
    Northern Illinois will host San Diego State in a 2016 football game in DeKalb, and travel to San Diego to face the Aztecs in 2017, Huskies athletic director Sean Frazier announced Tuesday. "Going forward, the College Football Playoff Committee will be...
  • Brother Rice's Marcus Jones picks NIU; Providence's Nate Vejvoda chooses Iowa

    Brother Rice's Marcus Jones picks NIU; Providence's Nate Vejvoda chooses Iowa
    In the 4.38 seconds it took Marcus Jones to run the 40-yard dash at the Illinois camp in June, the Brother Rice running back found himself on the radar of high-major Division I programs. “I got a call from Michigan State and Wisconsin,” Jones...
  • Minnesota looking to make strides

    After an eight-win season that included a four-game win streak, it would seem Minnesota would feel satiated with last season's success. Not so, said Gophers coach Jerry Kill. "When we came back from our (Texas) Bowl game and we had a team meeting, I...
  • Quarterback is No. 1 question for Northern Illinois

    Rod Carey is not one to procrastinate. But the starting quarterback issue continues to linger over the Northern Illinois coach as the Huskies prepare for preseason practice to begin next month. And the mere idea of looking ahead to the second game on...
  • NIU player recognized

     NIU player recognized
    Former Hinsdale South star Ashley Kopp, a softball player at Northern Illinois University, was named honorable mention for the All Mid-American Conference Academic team. Kopp hit .209 in 56 games with two homers and 15 RBIs. As a junior in 2013, she...