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Ryan Fillingim is hoping to become the Huskies starting kicker this season after spending three seasons on the practice squad.

Football’s burning question: Who will make up the Huskies’ kicking team?

By Andrew Singer | April 6, 2011

DeKALB | Hypothetical situation: It’s Sept. 3, 2011 and the NIU football team is down by one to Army. There are only three seconds left in regulation, and the ball is on the 20-yard line. One of the biggest problems facing NIU head coach Dave Doeren...

Michael Cklamovski was a standout soccer star, destined for stardom at Vanderbilt. Fate had different planes for the NIU kicker.

Cklamovski had long journey to NIU

By Andrew Singer | November 7, 2010

Whether he's changing schools or switching sports, Michael Cklamovski has never had a problem with his life turning at the drop of a hat. Unlike the majority of his teammates on the NIU football team, the senior kicker never made any recruiting trips...

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