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Junior running back Cameron Stingily (42) stiff arms the Toledo defense during Wednesday night’s game.  NIU won, 35-17, taking the MAC West title. It will head to the MAC Championship game for the fourth season in a row.

Back to Detroit: Huskies take MAC West

By Frank Gogola | November 21, 2013

No. 16 football (11-0, 7-0 MAC) is heading to the MAC Championship game for a fourth consecutive season.The Huskies captured their fourth straight MAC West title as they defeated the Toledo Rockets (7-4, 5-2 MAC) Wednesday at the Glass Bowl in Toledo,...

Football battles Toledo for West crown

By Brian Earle | November 20, 2013

One final test stands in the way of football and its fourth consecutive MAC West Division title: a showdown against Toledo at 7 p.m. today at the Glass Bowl, viewable on ESPN2.The Huskies will look to increase their conference winning streak to 24 games...

Quarterback Jordan Lynch runs through Toledos defensive. Lynch had 162 yards rushing in the game. leading the Huskies to a 31-24 win over the Rockets.

Three-peat: Lynch works magic, leads NIU to spot in MAC Championship

By Matt Hopkinson | November 15, 2012

NIU football punched its ticket to its third straight MAC championship game appearance with a Wednesday night win over Toledo. The Huskies (10-1 7-0 MAC) defeated Toledo (9-2, 5-2 MAC) 31-24 behind a high offensive output from junior quarterback Jordan...

Key players: Toledo Rockets

By Matt Hopkinson | November 12, 2012

Quarterback: Selected in the 40th round of the MLB Draft, junior quarterback Terrance Owens is quite the athlete. He’s not a bad signal caller, either, it turns out. The 6’4” quarterback has thrown for more than 2,400 yards on the season, while...

A breakdown of the MAC West quarterbacks

By Eli Gehn | July 19, 2011

Ball State The Cardinals are counting on new head coach Pete Lembo to help the passing game. Lembo coached the second-best passing attack with the Division II Elon Phoenix, and hopes to bring the same numbers to Ball State. Sophomore quarterback Keith...

Key players of the Toledo Rockets

By Andrew Singer | November 3, 2010

NIU Offensive Line The Huskies will be going up against one of the best pass rushes in the MAC Tuesday night when they take on Toledo at Huskie Stadium. The Rockets have taken down the quarterback 21 times through nine games; the second highest sack total...