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Run defense a big part of Huskies victory

By Brian Thomas | October 21, 2012

While the offense gets the credit for NIU football’s success game after game, the team’s defense had just as much to do with its 37-7 victory over Akron on Saturday. One phase of the Huskies’ defense really stood out against the Zips: their run...

Nielsen plans to patch up D-Line

By Jimmy Johnson | April 14, 2011

There's no favoritism from NIU football defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen. Regardless of who makes a play on the defense, regardless of the position of the player, he can't seem to hold back his emotion and rejoice for their success. "We'll get picks...

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