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NIU football team prepares for MAC opener

NIU running back Chad Spann ran for 125 yards and two touchdowns against Akron last season.

Chris Dertz

September 30, 2010

And with this, the real season begins. After taking down Minnesota, NIU football will play its fourth game on the road, travelling to Akron, Ohio to open up its MAC slate against the Zips. The Huskies (2-2) are coming off their best game of the season, one in which senior running back Chad Spann rushed f...