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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Northern Illinois ranked No. 38, Huskies aim to build on strong four-year run

    Northern Illinois ranked No. 38, Huskies aim to build on strong four-year run
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Kirk Herbstreit offers high praise for NIU football

     Kirk Herbstreit offers high praise for NIU football
    Kirk Herbstreit touched a sensitive nerve in the Northern Illinois and Mid-American Conference football community two seasons ago when he ranted on ESPN that the 12-1 Huskies did not deserve a chance to play in the Orange Bowl against Florida State....