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Redshirt sophomore quarterback Anthony Maddie (1) rushes for a 20-yard gain against Kent State Saturday at Huskie Stadium. Maddie led NIU’s only two touchdown drives and reopened the debate over who should be NIU’s quarterback.

Quarterback job still up in air

By Ryan Simpson | October 5, 2014

Redshirt sophomore Drew Hare started at quarterback for football Saturday, but the game eventually turned into the Anthony Maddie show.The Huskies (4-1, 1-0 MAC) beat the Kent State Golden Flashes (0-5, 0-2 MAC), 17-14, at Huskie Stadium. The win extended...

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Drew Hare (12) scans the field before delivering a pass during the teams September game against the Arkansas Razorbacks in Fayetteville, Ark. The Huskies have a bye week after the 52-14 loss to the Razorbacks, and the players and coaches aren’t getting too far away from the game of football.

Rapid Reaction: NIU 17, Kent State 14

By Frank Gogola | October 4, 2014

What happened: The Huskies (4-1, 1-0) opened MAC play with a 17-14 win over the Kent State Golden Flashes (0-5, 0-2 MAC) Saturday at Huskie Stadium.How it happened: Redshirt Anthony Maddie led two of the Huskies’ three scoring drives, and NIU escaped...

Talent on ground for football

By Steve Shonder | April 15, 2014

While football is searching for Jordan Lynch’s replacement at quarterback, it is also trying to figure out how to replace his production on the ground.The Huskies are bringing back eight running backs from last season’s team, which was fourth in the...

Jerseys to support military

By KeAndre Worthy | November 11, 2013

The football team will show its support for military veterans at Wednesday’s game against Ball State.Football players will wear patriotic jerseys during the game. Athletics will auction off the jerseys for charity, with proceeds going to Active Heroes.Active...