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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...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  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...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois Huskies 2015 Preview and Prediction

Northern Illinois reigned supreme in the MAC in 2014, although a blowout loss to Marshall in the Boca Raton Bowl ended last season on a...
Via Athlon Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NIU Hosts Contest to Let Fans Choose Field Design

How would you like the chance to help choose the field design of a Division 1 college football team? Well, Northern Illinois University is doing just that for the 2015 season. According to College Football Talk, the NIU football program is giving their fans the chance to help design the field by giving fans a number of options for them to choose from. Now, NIU won’t be going to...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 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 pic.twitter.com/htCPU7Bw4R — 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

Northern Illinois beats Central Michigan 73-55

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Aaric Armstead had 15 points and Northern Illinois beat Central Michigan 73-55, snapping the Chippewas' six-game winning streak on Saturday night. Anthony Johnson added 12 points and six assists, and Aaron Armstead scored 11 for the Panthers (12-15, 6-10 Mid-American). Braylon Rayson scored 15 for CMU (21-6, 11-5) which dropped from its lone spot atop the conference...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois holds off Akron comeback 64-61

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Travon Baker, playing in his 78th consecutive start, scored 21 points, including a pair of free throws with four seconds left to play, as Northern Illinois held off Akron 64-61 for a Mid-American Conference victory Wednesday night. The Huskies (8-8, 2-3 MAC) were home after playing 3 of their first four conference games on the road and built a seven-point lead...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois beats Ohio 70-60

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Aaric Armstead scored 17 points as Northern Illinois beat Ohio 70-60 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Travon Baker added 15 points off the bench for the Eagles (7-5, 1-0). Pete Rakocevic had 12 points and led the team with seven boards. Jordan Threloff chipped in 11 points. The team sank 43.4 percent from the field overall...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 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...
Via FatManWriting
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...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Boca Raton Bowl Capsule

Northern Illinois (11-2) vs. Marshall (12-1), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Marshall by 11. Series Record: Northern Illinois leads 4-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE A win would give Marshall bowl victories in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2001-02. Northern Illinois' senior class has 46 victories, and with another win, the group will set a school record for victories by any class. KEY MATCHUP...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall vs. Northern Illinois: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Boca Raton Bowl

Tuesday’s Boca Raton Bowl will feature a contest between the Marshall Thundering Herd and Northern Illinois Huskies. Marshall (12-1) and Northern Illinois (11-2) will want to end their seasonw with a victory in this bowl game. Coverage of this game airs on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 6:00 pm ET from FAU Football Stadium in Boca Raton, FL. Conference USA winner Marshall nearly...
Via Tireball.com
December 22, 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 routs Bowling Green for MAC title

DETROIT (AP) -- Drew Hare threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and Northern Illinois wrested the Mid-American Conference title from Bowling Green in emphatic fashion Friday night, beating the Falcons 51-17. The Huskies (11-2) are MAC champions for the third time in four years, and they avenged a loss to Bowling Green in last season's title game, when the Falcons spoiled Northern...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois routs Bowling Green for MAC title

DETROIT (AP) -- Drew Hare threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and Northern Illinois wrested the Mid-American Conference title from Bowling Green in emphatic fashion Friday night, beating the Falcons 51-17. The Huskies (11-2) are MAC champions for the third time in four years, and they avenged a loss to Bowling Green in last season's title game, when the Falcons spoiled Northern...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

N Illinois routs Bowling Green 51-17 for MAC title

DETROIT (AP) Drew Hare threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and Northern Illinois wrested the Mid-American Conference title from Bowling Green in emphatic fashion Friday night, beating the Falcons 51-17. The Huskies (11-2) are MAC champions for the third time in four years, and they avenged a loss to Bowling Green in last season's title game, when the Falcons spoiled Northern...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

MAC Championship: Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Bowling Green Falcons odds, spread and info

On Friday the MAC Championship will be decided when the Northern Illinois Huskies and Bowling Green Falcons face off. Northern Illinois (10-2) enters this one 7-1 in conference play while Bowling Green (7-5) is a mere 5-3 in MAC play. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Ford Field in Detroit, MI. The Odds: Northern Illinois is a 6...
Via Tireball.com
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois tops Western Michigan 31-21

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Drew Hare ran for Northern Illinois' final two touchdowns as the Huskies scored 24 unanswered points to defeat Western Michigan 31-21 on Friday and win a fifth consecutive Mid-American Conference West title. Hare's 2-yard run with 11:37 left gave the Huskies (10-2, 7-1) their first lead at 24-21 since Hare connected with Aregeros Turner for a 65-yard scoring...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 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...
Via Tireball.com
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...
Via Tireball.com
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

How mighty have fallen: From Heisman finalist to pregame show?

Remember Jordan Lynch? A year ago, Lynch was breaking national records as Northern Illinois' quarterback. He was seven weeks away from being named a Heisman Trophy finalist. On Saturday, Lynch was out of football and busy signing autographs at a pub and grille in NIU's hometown of DeKalb, Ill., before the Huskies' game with the visiting Miami RedHawks. Last season, Lynch set NCAA...
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 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...
Via FatManWriting
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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