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Lynch reflects on FSU, the Orange Bowl, and the MAC

By James Krause | September 19, 2018

The first time the NIU football team played Florida State was in the 2013 Orange Bowl, thanks in part to quarterback Jordan Lynch. Following a playing career that took him from quarterback to running back, Chicago to Edmonton, Lynch has started coaching...

NIU football: Da’Ron Brown runs routes for NFL scouts at Pro Day

By Frank Gogola | March 6, 2015

Running routes is what Da’Ron Brown’s all about.Brown, former Huskies wide receiver, ran routes and did position drills during NIU’s Pro Day on Friday at the Chessick Practice Center.“I’m pretty sure they [the scouts] would say I probably have...

Quarterback Jordan Lynch scans and prepares to launch the ball downfield during Saturdays game against Central Michigan.

Lynch headed to Canadian league

By Frank Gogola | January 15, 2015

After calling himself a NIU Huskie and a Chicago Bear — albeit briefly — quarterback Jordan Lynch can now call himself an Edmonton Eskimo.Lynch signed a three-year contract with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League on Wednesday. He...

Redshirt senior quarterback Jordan Lynch carries the ball against Purdue Sep. 28 in West Lafayette, Ind. Lynch threw for 2,892 yards and 24 touchdowns and rushed for 1,920 yards and 23 touchdowns in his Heisman campaign.

Football: Former NIU Huskie Jordan Lynch signs with CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos

By Northern Star staff | January 14, 2015

Former NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch has signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, according to a news release.Lynch was a Heisman finalist during his tenure at NIU. He broke several NCAA, MAC and NIU records, and was named a MAC...