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Deutsch looks to take step foward

By Mike Buda | November 22, 2010

Leaving a mark can be on the minds of many athletes, but for one NIU grappler, it comes down to one final season. Senior wrestler Bryan Deutsch has reached the top of the conference before and is now looking to get to the top of the country. Since cutting...

Chad Spann scores his third touchdown during the MAC West championship game.

Huskies clinch MAC West title, will travel to first MAC Championship game since 2005

By Andrew Singer | November 21, 2010

There are a lot of things the NIU football team has never done. Before Saturday for example, the Huskies had never paired a MAC West title with an eight-game win streak. One 59-21 triumph over Ball State later and NIU can celebrate its eighth consecutive...

NIU football team looks poised to take MAC

By Chris Dertz | October 10, 2010

Sometimes the preseason predictions do get it right. What took place inside Huskie Stadium on Saturday afternoon was nothing short of a identity-defining win for head coach Jerry Kill's program. NIU and Temple were touted as the two best teams in the...

Let’s pack the house

By Jerry Kill | August 19, 2010

Welcome Back Huskies! As the head coach of YOUR Northern Illinois Huskies football team, it is my pleasure to welcome all new and returning students to campus for the 2010-11 school year. We are so glad you are here and hope you are looking forward to...