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Huskies travel to Akron to resume MAC play

By Jayce Eustice | October 31, 2018

Fresh off a defensive battle against Brigham Young University, the Huskies head back into Mid-American Conference play against the Akron Zips Thursday. NIU currently ranks first in the MAC West with a perfect 4-0 conference record.The Huskies’ defense...

Huskies take down Zips in Homecoming

By Brian Earle | October 14, 2013

In front of a capacity crowd at Huskie Stadium, No. 23 NIU football came away with a 27-20 victory in its Homecoming matchup with Akron on Saturday.The victory increased the Huskies’ (6-0, 2-0 MAC) home-game winning streak to 23, which is a new MAC...

Huskies continue their winning ways, zip right past Akron

By Matt Hopkinson | October 21, 2012

NIU rolled Akron Saturday for its seventh straight win, with strong, dominating play on both sides of the ball. Akron (1-7, 0-4 MAC) had its offense kept in check all game long with the play of the Huskies (7-1, 4-0 MAC), as they held the running game...

Football hopes to keep road streak alive against Akron

By Matt Hopkinson | October 17, 2012

As if NIU football didn’t have enough streaks active at once, it will put its modest five-game road winning streak on the line as is faces Akron Saturday. Winners of their last six consecutive games and their last 11 MAC games, the Huskies (6-1, 3-0...