Dave Drury

Northern Illinois Contributor


Niners Nation Talks Former NIU Star Jimmie Ward

We talked to Niners Nation, our sister SB Nation blog for the San Francisco 49ers, about former Northern Illinois star Jimmie Ward. The 49ers made him their first round pick in this year's NFL Draft.

Defense Shines In Huskie Bowl, Offense Struggles

NIU's annual spring game saw the Huskie defense push around the offense on route to a 69-37 blowout win.

NIU Extends Montgomery's Contract Until 2018

The Huskies are giving Mark Montgomery two more years at the helm of the men's basketball team after this year's team saw a vast improvement.

NIU Basketball Tasted Winning In 2013-2014

There was a lot of good and bad to take away from this year's team, but one thing is for's nice to have more than five wins!

QB or not QB: The Jordan Lynch Question

Jordan Lynch was one of the most explosive collegiate quarterbacks ever. But if he's to continue his football career, will he need to make a change to a new position?

The Best Bars of the MAC


In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we created this list of the bars you should be at while celebrating your Irish heritage (no matter how little you might actually have).

MAC Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Class


There will be seven new members added to the MAC Hall of Fame this May, including Charlie Coles and Joe Novak.

NIU Pro Day Recap: Ward to Undergo Surgery

After sitting out the NFL Combine, NIU safety Jimmie Ward ran his pro day drill before having surgery.

Huskies Stun Rockets 74-66

NIU handed Toledo just it's fifth loss all year as the Huskies out shoot, out rebound, and outlast the Rockets.

NFL Mock Draft Roundup: #MAC-attack?

After seven MAC players were drafted last season, what are the experts prediction for this year's draft?

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