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Stingily solidifies running back transition

By Brian Earle | September 5, 2013

In a competitive Huskies backfield, one running back has claimed his spot at the top of the depth chart: red shirt juniorCameron Stingily.A season ago, Stingily wouldn’t have been on anybody’s radar as the Huskies’ starting running back. That’s...

It’s running backs by committee for NIU

By Frank Gogola | August 29, 2013

While then-redshirt junior quarterback Jordan Lynch shouldered the majority of the running load last season, the NIU Huskies will go with a running-back-by-committee system this season that could wreak havoc.The running back committee will feature redshirt...

Bowers awaits opportunity

By Matt Hopkinson | December 29, 2012

The running back situation for NIU football has been part of an ongoing evolution all season long. With the loss of Jamal Womble, the injuries to Leighton Settle and Keith Harris Jr. and the eventual emergence of Akeem Daniels, one player has kept his...

Lynch is not the only key to success for football

By Matt Hopkinson | October 24, 2012

If you listen to any opposing coaches midweek press conference before they are slated to face NIU, you will hear junior quarterback Jordan Lynch’s name. While this is not without good reason, as Lynch is putting up numbers at an astonishing pace, other...

Huskies continue their winning ways, zip right past Akron

By Matt Hopkinson | October 21, 2012

NIU rolled Akron Saturday for its seventh straight win, with strong, dominating play on both sides of the ball. Akron (1-7, 0-4 MAC) had its offense kept in check all game long with the play of the Huskies (7-1, 4-0 MAC), as they held the running game...