Sean Progar’s NFL Draft Stock

Northern Illinois Huksies

Sean Progar knows how to get to opposing quarterbacks. The Northern Illinois Huskies‘ defensive end accumulated 24 sacks during his four years for one of the MAC‘s better teams the last several seasons. While he won’t be selected in the first […]

Expect Northern Illinois to Breeze through 2013 Schedule

Northern Illinois Huskies

While Northern Illinois‘ presence in this year’s Discover Orange Bowl was questioned, the 2o12 NCAA football underdogs finished in two final Top 25 polls in the Associated Press and USA Today. First-year head coach Rod Carey and quarterback Jordan Lynch will have a relatively easy […]

Northern Illinois, Iowa Will Clash in ’13 Opener

Northern Illinois Huskies

Jordan Lynch and the Northern Illinois Huskies will get their chance for redemption against the Iowa Hawkeyes in 2013. Northern Illinois released its football schedule for this season, and will face the Hawkeyes on the road at Kinnick Stadium Aug. […]

Important Seniors Departing from Northern Illinois

Northern Illinois Huskies

While the taste of a 31-10 loss in the Discover Orange Bowl to Florida State Seminoles freshly lingers in the mouths of the Northern Illinois Huskies, there are other pressing issues for the MAC‘s top team heading into next season. The […]

Florida State Played Faster, Stronger than Northern Illinois

Discover Orange Bowl

Jordan Lynch looked unstoppable at times for the Northern Illinois Huskies this season. But against the ACC‘s top ranked defensive unit – the Florida State Seminoles – Lynch’s style of waiting for gaps to develop by patiently picking an open area […]

Receiving, Sack Leaders Highlight Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl

Baylor Bears

There will be plenty of talent on display between the the UCLA Bruins and the Baylor Bears in tonight’s Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl. But once the Bruins and Bears stroll on out out their respective tunnels at Qualcomm Stadium, fans might want to keep their attention […]

Florida State, NIU Look to Score Quickly

Florida State Seminoles

The Florida State Seminoles‘ offense doesn’t waste time. The Seminoles’ game plan to score quickly will be tested Jan. 1 when they face the Northern Illinois Huskies in the Orange Bowl. 138 of Florida State’s 519 points scored this season came in the […]

Northern Illinois Continues to Prep for Orange Bowl

Northern Illinois Huskies

It’s been little over two weeks since Rod Carey was hired as the Northern Illinois Huskies‘ head football coach, but he admitted he’s had his moments of awkwardness and uncertainty while adjusting to his new job. “I’m used to coaching the O-line the […]

Nebraska, Northern Illinois Will Play In 2016

Wisconsin-NIU Soldier Field

While Northern Illinois’ schedule next several seasons is tentative, its future opponents are certainly getting tougher. The latest news came today when the university announced the Huskies will play the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. in 2016. […]

Florida State, Northern Illinois Prepared to Run Often

James Wilder Jr. Florida State

Jimmy Johnson Who shall inherit the ground game on New Year’s Day? That’s just one of the many story lines between the Florida State Seminoles and the Northern Illinois Huskies when they play in the Orange Bowl to ring in […]

Rod Carey is the Perfect Fit for Northern Illinois

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Jeff Compher knows exactly what kind of situation the head football coach position for the Northern Illinois Huskies. After former head coach Jerry Kill bolted for Minnesota Golden Gophers only days after the Huskies fell to Miami (OH) RedHawks in the 2010 MAC Championship, […]