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Lynch leads Huskies past Ball State

Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey thinks Huskies quarterback Jordan Lynch deserves to be mentioned in Heisman Trophy talk. ''If Jordan isn't in the conversation for the Heisman I don't know what people are watching, they were asleep,'' Carey said. ''In my estimation, that trophy goes to the best player in the nation . And with the performance he had...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynch leads Huskies past Ball State

Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey thinks Huskies quarterback Jordan Lynch deserves to be mentioned in Heisman Trophy talk. ''If Jordan isn't in the conversation for the Heisman I don't know what people are watching, they were asleep,'' Carey said. ''In my estimation, that trophy goes to the best player in the nation . And with the performance he had...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State falls short against No. 20 N. Illinois

Quarterback Keith Wenning and the Ball State Cardinals came up about 30 minutes short against No. 20 Northern Illinois. Up 24-20 at the half, the Cardinals were held to three second-half points in a 48-27 loss Wednesday night. ''We just couldn't keep the drives going,'' Ball State coach Pete Lembo said. ''We'd move the ball, have long drives and...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State falls short against No. 20 N. Illinois

Quarterback Keith Wenning and the Ball State Cardinals came up about 30 minutes short against No. 20 Northern Illinois. Up 24-20 at the half, the Cardinals were held to three second-half points in a 48-27 loss Wednesday night. ''We just couldn't keep the drives going,'' Ball State coach Pete Lembo said. ''We'd move the ball, have long drives and...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynch leads No. 20 N. Illinois past Ball State

Jordan Lynch threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help No. 20 Northern Illinois beat Ball State 48-27 on Wednesday night. Lynch threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to Da'Ron Brown to break a tie with 5:49 left, and the Huskies (10-0, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) ran the nation's longest active home winning streak to 25. They also have won 23 straight conference...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

E. Michigan loses 7th straight

Eastern Michigan players saw something they didn't expect when they lined up against No. 23 Northern Illinois on Saturday. ''They did a good job going out quick, they showed formations they had not shown and I thought it unnerved our guys a little bit,'' Eagles coach Ron English said. The Huskies (8-0, 4-0 Mid-American Conference) took advantage of the uncertainty...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 23 N. Illinois improves to 8-0

Jordan Lynch threw four touchdown passes and caught another as No. 23 Northern Illinois reached its best start as a major program with a 59-20 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday. The Huskies (8-0, 4-0 Mid-American Conference) never trailed on the way to a season-high in points and second-highest total offense (658 yards). The Eagles (1-7, 0-4) lost their seventh straight...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Pre-Season Preview: NIU Huskies

2012 Record: 12-2 (8-0, 1st in MAC West) Head Coach: Rod Carey (first time head coach) Last Bowl Game: 2013 Orange Bowl: lost to Florida State 31-10 Stadium: Huskie Stadium, DeKalb, Ill. (capacity: 24,000) Schedule: 2013 Schedule Link Big Games: 8/31 at Iowa, 9/28 at Purdue, 10/5 at Kent State, 11/13 vs. Ball State, 11/20 at Toledo   2012...
Via College Football Zealots
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois gets short end of bad fumble ruling by Orange Bowl officials (Video)

Northern Illinois knew it was up against a tough opponent as it prepared to face Florida State in the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day. What the Huskies didn't know is that it would have to be prepared to face some questionable officiating in the game. In the fourth quarter, NIU ended up on the short end of a bad call by the officials when wide receiver Da’Ron Brown lost...
Via Holdout Sports
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois screwed on fumble call that wasn’t overturned (Video)

The Orange Bowl between Northern Illinois and Florida State was actually somewhat close until a controversial call helped swing things in favor of the Seminoles. Northern Illinois was trailing 24-10 and had the ball at the FSU 38 early in the fourth quarter. Wide receiver Da’Ron Brown got the ball on an end-around pitch and tried reversing field. He was quickly brought down, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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