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Huskies face a dangerous Buffalo team for Homecoming

By Matt Hopkinson | October 11, 2012

As the Huskies head into their homecoming matchup with Buffalo, a possible trap-game is at hand. The Huskies (5-1, 2-0 MAC) will host their 106th annual homecoming game against the Bulls (1-4, 0-2 MAC), and Head Coach Dave Doeren has been preparing for...

Buffalo shines at running back, linebacker positions

By Matt Hopkinson | October 9, 2012

Quarterback: The season so far has been unkind to junior quarterback Alex Zordich. Zordich has had two games this season where he threw for less than 100 yards. He has just eight touchdowns compared to three interceptions. Four of those touchdowns all...

Run defense is key to Homecoming win

By Brian Thomas | October 9, 2012

In the upcoming football game with Buffalo, NIU will have to stop Buffalo’s ground game if it wants to have a shot at winning. The Bulls (1-4, 0-2 MAC) come into this matchup as a run-first offense, as they have totaled 1,127 yards on the ground in...