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Marcus Jones, redshirt senior running back, returns a kick Oct. 5 against Ball State University during an eventual 27-20 loss at Huskie Stadium.

After early season plagued with injuries, penalties, Huskies look to get back on track

By James Krause | October 18, 2019

DeKALB — NIU football head coach Thomas Hammock was able to take more from his grandfather, Charles Thomas Johnson, than just his middle name.After Hammock’s mother had the future Huskie at an early age, Hammock’s grandfather took on a large role...

Football will host Illinois State for the first time since 2000

Football will host Illinois State for the first time since 2000

By Maddie Barrett | August 28, 2019

DeKALB — Head Coach Thomas Hammock’s era officially begins Saturday when the Huskies take on the Illinois State University Redbirds. The last time the teams faced-off was in 2000. Hammock said he is hoping the home field will give the Huskies an...

Huskies take Bronze Stalk for tenth straight year

Huskies take Bronze Stalk for tenth straight year

By Jayce Eustice | October 7, 2018

The Huskies traveled to Muncie, Indiana for the 11th annual Battle of the Bronze Stalk and left with a 24-16 victory. The game marked the 10th straight win for the Huskies over their conference rivals, bringing their MAC record to a solid 3-0 and leveling...