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Huskie Breakdown Pt. 2: key players for 2015 football

By Christopher Loggins | August 27, 2015

OffenseQuarterback2015 marks the first season that redshirt junior quarterback Drew Hare will come into a season as a sure-fired starter. Coming into last season, Hare was battling for a starting spot before earning and maintaining it for the final 12...

Football’s defense stifles Bobcats

By Danny Albers | November 19, 2014

Football’s defense showed up big once again, holding the Ohio Bobcats to only 14 points Tuesday.The Huskies (9-2, 6-1 MAC) defeated the Bobcats (5-6, 3-4 MAC), 21-14, in Athens, Ohio. The Huskies won for the 42nd time in their last 43 games in which...

Rapid Reaction: NIU 21, Ohio 14

By Frank Gogola | November 18, 2014

What happened: Football (9-2, 6-1 MAC) beat the Ohio Bobcats (5-6, 3-4 MAC), 21-14, Tuesday at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.How it happened: Redshirt senior tailback Cameron Stingily opened the scoring with a 2-yard touchdown run on the first play of...

Football runs to victory against Ball State

By Ryan Simpson | November 6, 2014

Football’s combination of defensive turnovers and run game was key to its victory Wednesday night.The Huskies (7-2, 4-1 MAC) used a strong start and finish to beat the Ball State Cardinals (3-6, 2-3 MAC), 35-21, at Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, Ind....

A host of Huskies tackle running back Horactio Banks Wednesday at Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, Ind. The defense forced five turnovers and converted them into 21 points in the 35-21 victory over Ball State.

Defense clobbers Ball State on road

By Danny Albers | November 6, 2014

Football’s defense stepped up big on the road Wednesday at Ball State, shutting down the Cardinals in the second half.The Huskies (7-2, 4-1 MAC) beat the Ball State Cardinals (3-6, 2-3 MAC), 35-21, Wednesday at Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, Ind.In the...

Rapid Reaction: NIU 35, Ball State 21

Rapid Reaction: NIU 35, Ball State 21

By Northern Star Staff | November 5, 2014

What happened: The Huskies (7-2, 4-1 MAC) beat the Ball State Cardinals (3-6, 2-3 MAC), 35-21, today at Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, Ind.How it happened: The Huskies forced five turnovers, redshirt senior tailback Cameron Stingily punched in three rushing...

Football Fall Camp Notebook: ‘Frustrating’ QB battle rages on, Stingily’s ‘weird’ injury and more

By Frank Gogola | August 11, 2014

With football’s fall camp in full swing, things are beginning to heat up on the practice field.While no quarterback has emerged in the race to replace Jordan Lynch, a number of players, including Tyler Loos, Rasheen Lemon and Jamaal Bass, are making...

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