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Smith cut by Steelers, and update on other Huskies in the NFL

Smith cut by Steelers, and update on other Huskies in the NFL

By James Krause | September 5, 2019

DeKALB — Five former NIU football players will be a part of opening week rosters in the NFL, including a rookie offensive linemen, a pair of wide receivers on rival teams, and a pair of cornerbacks.The newest Huskie to join the NFL is offensive lineman...

Thomas Hammock (middle) poses for a photo with a few key members of the NIU football team.

The ‘Hammock Era’ Begins : Chicago Media Day

By James Krause | August 1, 2019

DeKALB  —NIU’s football team held its annual Chicago Media Day on Monday, just days before the start of the first season under new head coach Thomas Hammock.Hammock and several members of the team spoke to the media at Ditka’s Steakhouse in downtown...