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Who will rule the MAC in 2014?

A bump in the road or a changing of the guard? Northern Illinois arrived in Detroit for last year's Mid-American Conference championship game with an undefeated record, but the Huskies lost 47-27 to Bowling Green, ending their shot at a third straight league title. Star quarterback Jordan Lynch has moved on to the NFL, and Northern Illinois is expected to face a significant challenge...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Today, NIU Huskies football begins life after Jordan Lynch

Jordan Lynch was arguably the greatest player in NIU football history. You’d have to put the former Northern Illinois quarterback in the discussion for the MAC all-time Mt. Rushmore, if you don’t have him there already. But again, and it pains me that I have to say this in the first place, he’s not a NFL player. He may catch on with a practice squad somewhere, but if he makes...
Via The Sports Bank
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NIU behind Lynch Set up for BCS

Northern Illinois University behind QB Jordan Lynch not only beat Western Michigan 33-14 Tuesday evening. QB Jordan Lynch broke his own FBS rushing record (317 yards) for a QB, amassing 321 yards on 27 carries. With that victory, they have also set themselves up for another run at a second consecutive BCS Bowl game. They will either have to beat Buffalo or Bowling Green in the...
Via NCAA Football Zone
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Highlight Monday: Northern Illinois QB Jordan Lynch

NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch threw for 3,138 yards and 25 TDs last season. He added 1,815 yards and 19 TDs on the ground. He led the Huskies to 12-straight wins, a conference championship, and the first BCS berth in the history of the MAC. Since arriving in DeKalb Lynch's Huskies are one of only two NCAA teams (what up, Stanford?) with at least 11 wins in each of the past three...
Via Double Coverage Football
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Heisman Campaign Season is open! Northern Illinois pushes for Jordan Lynch

Is Jordan Lynch a legitimate Heisman contender? We will find out in the fall. Photo: USA Today Sports Ty Detmer, from BYU, was the last Heisman Trophy winner from what we consider today to be a non-BCS conference program, so the odds would seem to be stacked against any player not playing for one of the big time programs in 2013. But don't let that stop the fun at Northern...
Via Crystal Ball Run
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NIU, Lynch have new respect for Seminoles

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Northern Illinois learned a few things by playing in this year's Orange Bowl. First, the Huskies of the Mid-American Conference were no match for Florida State on this New Year's Day evening. Second, when you play on the big stage, actions and words don't stay in the MAC. Then again, the Huskies could have been stuck in DeKalb, Ill., where the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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Orange Bowl disrespected NIU?

A report says that an Orange Bowl representative disrespected a Northern Illinois official. See what was reportedly said.

Via Throw The Flag
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordan Lynch dynamic in first year as starter

The kid had talent and his high school coach knew it. And it helped that Frank Lenti has a resume that now includes 10 state football titles in Illinois. So when Lenti talked to then Northern Illinois coach Jerry Kill about the Mount Carmel quarterback, it wasnt a struggle for Lenti to sell Jordan Lynch. When he asked me about him, I said, 'Coach, I can promise you one thing...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Final BCS projections: Northern Illinois on the bubble, Huskies have hope to Bust the BCS

Boy oh boy, this is the weekend the BCS pollsters and computers gets tested when the final BCS Standings for 2012 are revealed. ESPN's Brad Edwards showed real uncertainty in his BCS Bowl projections last night and CBS Sports' Jerry Palm has Northern Illinois out of the BCS top 16 by just .0021! The real truth is that there is hope for the Huskies, but how much is really...
Via College Football Universe
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

NIU's Jordan Lynch named MAC's top player

Northern Illinois junior quarterback Jordan Lynch has been named the Mid-American Conference's player of the year. Lynch rushed for 16 touchdowns and threw 23 TD passes while leading the No. 18 Huskies to an 8-0 league record. He has amassed 4,361 yards of total offense. Earlier this month against Toledo, he became the first player in FBS history to pass for more than 400 yards...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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