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NIU football: Trio of Huskies honored by National Football Foundation

By Northern Star staff | April 30, 2015

Seniors Luke Eakes, Jason Meehan and Rob Sterling gained membership in the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society for 2015, the National Football Foundation announced Wednesday.The NFF recognizes college football seniors across all divisions...

NIU football plays the Marshall Thundering Herd in the Boca Raton Bowl.

NIU football: Huskies lead conference with 14 students on Academic All-MAC team

By Northern Star staff | January 27, 2015

NIU football placed a school-record and conference-leading 14 student-athletes on the 2014 Academic All-MAC team, which was released by the league office Tuesday.NIU and the Central Michigan Chippewas led the MAC with 14 selections apiece. The Bowling...

5 minutes with… Craig Harmon

By Frank Gogola | September 22, 2014

Craig Harmon, tight ends and fullbacks coach, is back with the Huskies after nearly a decade away from the programAs a walk-on at NIU in 1998, Harmon was tabbed as the Huskies’ starting quarterback as a true freshman in the fourth game of the season...

Jerseys to support military

By KeAndre Worthy | November 11, 2013

The football team will show its support for military veterans at Wednesday’s game against Ball State.Football players will wear patriotic jerseys during the game. Athletics will auction off the jerseys for charity, with proceeds going to Active Heroes.Active...

Baxter, Jefferson, Schepler and Sterling selected to Academic All-District team for football

By Northern Star Staff | November 12, 2012

Senior defensive end Alan Baxter, senior defensive tackle Nabal Jefferson, senior tight end Jason Schepler and sophomore fullback Rob Sterling were all selected to the Academic All-District first team. With their selection to the All-District first team,...