College Football Odds: Boston College Favored Over Northern Illinois

The Boston College Eagles will look to extend their 13-game straight up winning streak against opponents from the Mid-American Conference when they host the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday as 4.5-point betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by Boston College has dominated the MAC since 2002, recording against the spread victories in nine of those 13 contests...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State football trailers are epic, even for Northern Illinois

The Ohio State Buckeyes put out some amazing trailers for their football games. I checked this one specifically just to see if they took it easy on weeks when they’re nearly five touchdown favorites, but it’s my opinion that they’ve taken it just as seriously. If this was a Hollywood movie, we’d all be lined up for something truly great. It’s strange that in reality we...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

tBBC Previews Northern Illinois/Ohio State on In The Zone with The BSK

Joe Dexter stopped by In the Zone with Kendall Lewis on Friday to preview the Buckeyes and Northern Illinois Huskies, who will meet on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET. Topics including the Buckeye offensive getting on track, the Ohio State offense against the up tempo offense of Drew Hare and the Northern Illinois offense, and the fact that the NIU Huskies are not a team to be reckoned with...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

tBBC Preview: Northern Illinois

The #1 Buckeyes (2-0) host the MAC’s Northern Illinois Huskies (2-0) this Saturday at 3:30 PM ET. Can Ohio state comfortably take care of business? Let’s see.. Overview: This is a tough game for me to get a handle on. One one hand, Northern Illinois traditionally has very good teams and the Huskies are currently 2-0. On the other hand, their opponents (UNLV, Murray State) are...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois beats Murray State 57-26

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Drew Hare threw four touchdowns as Northern Illinois beat Murray State 57-26 on Saturday. Hare was 29 of 38 for 358 yards for the Huskies (2-0). Two of his TD throws went to Kenny Golladay, who finished with 136 yards receiving. Shane Wimann also caught a pair of touchdowns. Hare hit Wimann from 4 yards for the game's first score with 7:52 left in the first quarter...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NIU husky mascot Diesel dies after battle with cancer

The worst news to report is the death of a beloved part of the football world. The Northern Illinois Huskies are grieving after their long-time mascot Diesel passed away late Sunday night after a short battle with cancer. Sporting News reported that Diesel, who retired in 2013, passed away peacefully Sunday night. The official Facebook page of Diesel announced the sad news around...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bouagnon leads Northern Illinois comeback over UNLV, 38-30

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Joel Bouagnon ran for three second-half touchdowns and Northern Illinois rallied from a 17-3 first-half deficit to beat UNLV 38-30 in the season opener on Saturday night. Bouagnon scored from 16 yards out to give the Huskies the lead, 24-20 with 1:24 left in the third quarter, then added runs of 1- and 29-yards in the fourth quarter to push the lead to 38-23 with...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 45 – Northern Illinois

Northern Illinois Huskies 2014 Record: 11-3 (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Can the Huskies Keep the Streak Alive? Two programs have won at least 11 games in each of the last five seasons. One is Oregon – no surprise. The other is NIU. Quietly, the boys from DeKalb have put together a Boise State-like run in the land of mid-majors. The Huskies have won three MAC titles during...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 45 – Northern Illinois

Northern Illinois Huskies 2014 Record: 11-3 (lost bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Can the Huskies Keep the Streak Alive? Two programs have won at least 11 games in each of the last five seasons. One is Oregon – no surprise. The other is NIU. Quietly, the boys from DeKalb have put together a Boise State-like run in the land of mid-majors. The Huskies have won three MAC titles during...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

OSU Football 2015: Hawaii/Northern Illinois Kickoff Times Announced

OK, folks, get out your calendars and your scarlet pencils, we have a schedule update for you. Per Jerry Emig at OSU, we have scheduled start times for the games versus University of Hawaii and versus Northern Illinois University. Both games will be played in The Shoe. Date           Opponent        Start Time         TV Coverage Sept 12      Hawaii         ...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Aregeros Turner achieves catch-backflip hybrid

There is just about nothing more impressive on the planet than a backflip. Even people that can do backflips are impressed by backflips. So send your thank-yous to CollegeFootballTalk and every other site that has posted this flip-happy video of Aregeros Turner. Wide receiver Aregeros Turner displays his athleticism #TheHardWay @Two2TheMoney — NIU Football...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois AD Sean Frazier denies interest in Pitt job

It appears that the Pittsburgh Panthers athletic director opening will remain vacant for the foreseeable future. Pittsburgh fired Steve Pederson back in December and there seemed to be some growing speculation that Northern Illinois athletics director Sean Frazier could be a candidate for the job. In fact, Rich Walsh of Pittsburgh’s KDKA said Frazier was a finalist for the...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marshall Answers Northern Illinois Score With 93-Yard Kick Return for a TD

Northern Illinois got the scoring started in the inaugural edition of the Boca Raton Bowl Tuesday night with a nice seven-play, 67-yard drive that ended with Juwan Brescacin catching 19 yard pass from Drew Hare for the score. Little did the Huskies know, but that would be the last time they would lead the Thundering Herd.Because on the ensuing kickoff Deandre Reeves returned the...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Boca Raton Bowl – Marshall vs. Northern Illinois

The Boca Raton Bowl features a matchup between two high powered offenses looking to end the season on a winning note. Marshall is looking to rebound after a loss to Western Kentucky in the final regular season game (in what turned out to be a shootout). Northern Illinois, on the other hand, had some early season bumps but turned in a dominating performance in the MAC championship...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois beats Mississippi Valley State 71-64

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Anthony Johnson scored 14 points and Northern Illinois beat Mississippi Valley State 71-64 on Tuesday. Jordan Threloff had 10 points and seven rebounds while Aaric Armstead added 10 points and six boards as Northern Illinois (4-3) shot 49 percent from the floor and outrebounded MVSU (1-9) 44-24. Jordan Washington paced Mississippi Valley State with 21 points -...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois defeats Aurora 86-56

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Jordan Threloff had 17 points and 16 rebounds to lead Northern Illinois to an 86-56 win over Division III opponent Aurora to start the season on Saturday. Aaric Armstead finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, including 7 for 7 from the free throw line and Aaron Armstead finished with 11 points. The Huskies shot 35 free throws, making 28 for 80 percent. Kyle...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo Rockets at Northern Illinois Huskies: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Tuesday a match-up of two top MAC teams will take place when the Toledo Rockets travel to play against the Northern Illinois Huskies. Toldeo (6-3) and Northern Illinois (7-2) will each be looking to earn the win in this Tuesday match-up. Coverage of this game can be found on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Huskie Stadium in Dekalb, IL. The Odds: The Northern...
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois Huskies at Ball State Cardinals: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two schools from the MAC will face off against one another tonight when the Northern Illinois Huskies travel to take on the Ball State Cardinals. It’s a relatively short trip for the Huskies (6-2) to travel to play the Cardinals (3-5). Entering this game NIU is 3-1 in conference play compared to Ball State who is 2-2. Coverage of the game between Northern Illinois and Ball State...
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Northern Illinois's Quarterback is an All-American Kind of Guy

Northern Illinois quarterback Drew Hare has had the tough task of replacing Jordan Lynch this season. While his style of play is different the results have been the same. Going in to Saturday's contest with Arkansas the Huskies are undefeated at 3-0.So it is probably safe to assume that he is pretty well liked among the fan base, but for those who want more than wins from their QBs...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois Huskies at Arkansas Razorbacks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Northern Illinois Huskies will face off against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Norther Illinois (3-0) has jumped out to a nice start this season but they will not want to look past Arkansas (2-1) who continues to show improvement. Coverage of the game between Northern Illinois and Arkansas will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Razorbacks Stadium in...
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois Huskies at Northwestern Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images On Saturday the Northern Illinois Huskies will travel to take on an instate rival in the Northwestern Wildcats. Northern Illinois (1-0) would love to keep winning while North Western (0-1) is still stinging from a loss to Cal. Coverage of the game between Northern Illinois and Northwestern will air on the Big Ten Network beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Ryan Field in Evanston...
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Jordan Lynch make the cut?

The final cut to 53 for NFL rosters has many wondering if  Jordan Lynch will make the Chicago Bears active roster.  As a QB for two seasons at NIU, Lynch led the Huskies to a 24-4 record, including three wins over BCS teams. Impressive for a small Division 1 school.  Lynch is trying to transition to running back and getting reps in with the Bears this preseason is the first...
Via Sports Mockery
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn’s Husky Mascot Does The Ice Bucket Challenge And It Was Cute

Via YouTube: “Jonathan XIV accepts the ALS #IceBucketChallenge from Mission at Northern Illinois University and challenges Uga IX from the University of Georgia” The post UConn’s Husky Mascot Does The Ice Bucket Challenge And It Was Cute appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

College Bans Students From Accessing Facebook, Wikipedia, Porn

Northern Illinois University may have just instituted the most draconian rules regarding Internet usage that we’ve ever seen in our lifetime. They don’t just prohibit...
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois To Wear Corn-Themed Jerseys For Charity

Normally wearing a special jersey and auctioning it off for charity is a gimmick reserved for minor league teams, but the Northern Illinois Huskies are going to be doing just that for their opener against Presbyterian. The proceeds from the corn-themed jerseys celebrating their agricultural roots will be sent to three different charities. [Coaching Search] The post Northern Illinois...
Via Diehardsport
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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