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Football Recap from sports editor Jimmy Johnson

By Jimmy Johnson | September 5, 2011

DeKALB | The no-huddle scheme was implemented to create a quick and aggressive plan of attack for NIU's offense. In their season opener against Army on Saturday night, the Huskies executed their fast offensive philosophy crisply and precisely as they...

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Huskies to face Army in season opener

By Eli Gehn | August 31, 2011

It's been eight seasons since the NIU football team opened their season at home. That streak will come to an end as the Huskies start their highly-anticipated season Saturday night when they take on Army at Brigham Field. One of the goals of NIU's senior...

Ranking NIU’s football team is harder said than done

By Matt Hopkinson | July 19, 2011

Living life on the fringe is hard.For a MAC team, it shouldn't seem out of the ordinary.The NIU football team should find it a bit harder to swallow, however, because they are coming off a good season in which they won a school-record 11 wins.While the...

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