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Huskies prepare for inclement weather, defensive line sees tough matchup against CMU offense

Junior defensive end Matt Lorbeck awaits pre snap Saturday as the defense looks to its coaches for the next call during NIU's 49-0 win against Akron at Huskie Stadium.

James Krause

October 31, 2019

DeKALB — Mother nature could play a role in the Huskies’ game Saturday with AccuWeather forecasting potential snow showers for that day. Hammock said the forecasts play a factor in gameplaning.Weather affected the Huskies’ gameplay Saturday against the University of Akron Zips. The rain forced NIU to run the ba...

Offense clicks in Huskies’ victory over Ohio

James Krause

October 13, 2019

DeKALB — Redshirt first-year kicker John Richardson emerged from Athens as the Huskies’ hero, kicking a game-winning field goal as time expired for a 39-36 win over the Ohio Bobcats.Richardson converted on the kick after missing two of three previous attempts during the game. The kicker said confidence fr...

Huskies find their groove in conference win

Mike Knapp

October 13, 2019

DeKALB — All season long, the Huskies have been looking for more consistency on offense.It finally showed up in the second half against Ohio University, as the Huskies hung 29 points on the scoreboard in the final two quarters.The final three were the most important, as a field goal 37-yards out by...

Bronze Stalk en route to Muncie as Huskies fall to Ball State

Senior quarterback Ross Bowers communicates with coaches Saturday during a match against Ball State University in an eventual 27-20 loss at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

James Krause

October 5, 2019

DeKALB — Mistakes and heavy rainfall washed away a halftime lead for the NIU football team, surrendering the Bronze Stalk trophy to the Ball State University Cardinals in a 27-20 loss Saturday at Huskie Stadium. NIU held a 17-3 lead at halftime, but a pair of lost fumbles and three punts in the t...

Football signs 22 players for upcoming season

Tom Burton

February 2, 2017

DeKALB — The football program announced Wednesday it has brought in 22 recruits to join the 2017-18 roster. Head Coach Rod Carey recruited 20 of 22 players from the Midwest and 10 from Illinois schools.Wide receiver Cole Tucker, of DeKalb High School, was the first commitment from this recruiting cl...