Rod Carey, NIU football's offensive line coach, has been named the new head coach.
More information will be available during an NIU news conference at 8 p.m. The news conference will be livestreamed at NIUHuskies.com.
Saturday, it was announced that Dave Doeren had left NIU to coach at North Carolina State and would not coach NIU's bowl game. NIU won the MAC Championship on Friday at Ford Field.