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Huskies in the NFL: week 13 performance recap

By Kyle Mathas | December 5, 2019

DeKALB – Week 13 of the NFL season featured multiple former Huskie football players who represented NIU in big ways.Guard Max Scharping once again played every offensive snap when on Sunday night the Houston Texans defeated the New England Patriots...

Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs free safety Juan Thornhill (22) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

Update: Former Huskies performing in NFL, XFL potential destination for others

By James Krause | October 10, 2019

DeKALB — Four former NIU football players remain in the NFL, including one who is part of the only remaining undefeated team in the NFC.Defensive back Jimmie Ward of the San Francisco 49ers made his season debut Monday night against the Cleveland Browns,...

Daniel helps Chicago Bears win and other NFL headlines

By Matt Boecker | October 1, 2019

DeKALB — This week in the NFL stellar defenses and backup quarterbacks stepping in highlighted top stories in the league. The New England Patriots survive their first testThrough the first three weeks of the season, the Patriots had a rather easy schedule....

The Huskie Marching Band performs at halftime of the NIU/ISU Football Game in 2019 at Huskie Stadium.

Huskie Marching Band to perform at Chicago Bears game

By Northern Star Entertainment Staff | September 27, 2019

The Huskie Marching Band will perform Sunday but not at an NIU function. Instead, the Pride of the Midwest will perform during halftime at the Chicago Bears football game against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field. The marching band will perform alongside...