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Football fights off late scare for fifth straight win

By Christopher Loggins | November 12, 2015

Football (7-3, 5-1 MAC) fought off a late-game comeback from Buffalo (5-5, 3-3 MAC) to win its fifth consecutive game and move into third place in the MAC West.BU scored its only points of the first half early in the first quarter on a field goal. The...

Football downs Buffalo after late scare

By Christopher Loggins | November 11, 2015

Football (7-3, 5-1 MAC) defeated Buffalo (5-5, 3-3 MAC) for its fifth straight win and tied UB for the second most wins in the MAC.The Huskies hopped to an early first quarter lead after Buffalo scored an early touchdown, scoring 14 first-quarter points...

Huskie Breakdown Pt. 3: key players for 2015 football

By Christopher Loggins | August 31, 2015

OffenseOffensive LineGreat rush attacks usually begin with great offensive lines, and redshirt senior left guard Aidan Conlon has helped lead the way for the Huskies up front. Coming into the season, Conlon has started in 42 consecutive games and has...

NIU football players celebrate in the locker room after beating the Western Michigan Broncos Friday at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich. NIU won, 31-21.

NIU football takes down Western Michigan Broncos in comeback

By Frank Gogola | November 30, 2014

Football knew it had what it took to come back from a 21-10 halftime deficit against the Western Michigan Broncos to seal its fifth-straight trip to the MAC Championship game.The Huskies (10-2, 6-1 MAC) scored the game’s final 24 points, including 21...

Football’s Marlon Moore suspended for first half of Saturday game

By Northern Star Staff | October 14, 2014

Junior strong safety Marlon Moore will be suspended from the first half of Saturday’s football game for violation of the MAC’s sportsmanship conduct policy, according to a MAC news release.Moore is one of three MAC players to be suspended for the...