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Powerhouse programs will dominate college football, NIU facing top-5 conference contenders

Powerhouse programs will dominate college football, NIU facing top-5 conference contenders

Mike Knapp

August 30, 2019

DeKALB — College football has one of the longest off-seasons in sports, so it’s no surprise that the start of the season brings plenty of excitement.It’s been 234 days since Clemson beat Alabama, 44-16, Jan. 7 to win its second championship in three years. While some teams got an early start last weekend, it...

NIU football’s Rod Carey set to get $70,000 in bonuses for MAC Championship win, bowl appearance and more

Coach Rod Carey at the Sept. 6 game against Northwestern University.

Frank Gogola

December 10, 2014

Football head coach Rod Carey is in line to receive bonuses in the sum of $70,000 for the Huskies’ performance on and off the field.Carey is scheduled to make a base salary of $400,000 for the period beginning Jan. 1, 2014, and will get bonuses worth 17.5 percent of his 2014 contract.Bonuses:• Carey wil...

Costly Facility Master Plan will reward university in long term

Northern Star Editorial Board

November 4, 2014

Athletic Director Sean Frazier’s Facility Master Plan may one day be seen as one of the catalysts in helping NIU make the jump to a bigger conference.Frazier’s Facility Master Plan, unveiled Thursday with a price tag of an estimated $138 million, is a plan to update Athletics’ existing facilit...