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Northern Illinois Huskies

NIU survives, 21-19, to win the Camellia Bowl over Arkansas State

The win snaps a seven game losing streak in bowl games for the Huskies

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2016 NIU Football Recruiting News

202 MAC Football TV/Streaming Primer: Saturday, Dec. 23

Two more #MACtion games hit the postseason slate, with a morning game and a night game to take place in the MAC’s traditional postseason home state of Alabama.

NIU signs 30 in the 2015 class

Another year, another solid recruiting class for Rod Carey and his staff.

2023 Camellia Bowl Preview: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Northern Illinois Huskies

Breaking down this Saturday’s match up between the Huskies and Red Wolves.

Northern Illinois to face Arkansas State in the 2023 Camellia Bowl

The Huskies travel to Alabama to take on Arkansas State for a classic MAC/Sun Belt postseason match.

Northern Illinois clinches bowl eligibility with 37-27 win over Kent State

NIU attains bowl eligibility for the second time in five years under head coach Thomas Hammock.

2023 Week 13 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies @ Kent State Golden Flashes

Northern Illinois hopes to replicate the 2021 MAC title game result in effort to clinch bowl eligibility.

2023 MAC Football Week 12 Game Preview: Western Michigan Broncos at Northern Illinois Huskies

A suddenly resurgent WMU team travels to DeKalb, looking to put the nail in the coffin on NIU’s season.

Out of the Hammock and into the Hot Seat

Has the time come to look past Thomas Hammock at NIU?

2023 MAC Football Week 11 Preview: Ball State Cardinals at Northern Illinois Huskies

The Huskies look to get one step closer to bowl eligibility when they host the Cardinals Tuesday night.

CMU’s quick start carries Chips late in 37-31 victory over NIU

CMU had to sweat it out in the second half, but come away with a vital win on Halloween night in front of the home crowd.

2023 MAC Football Week 10 Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies at Central Michigan Chippewas

The Huskies look to stay one game back of Toledo while the Chips look to end NIU’s MAC title hopes for good

2023 MAC Football Week 8 Game Recap: Northern Illinois Huskies 20, Eastern Michigan Broncos 13

The Huskies scored late to win their third straight game and keep themselves in the hunt for the MAC West

2023 MAC Football Week 8 Game Preview: Eastern Michigan Eagles at Northern Illinois Huskies

A rising NIU squad hosts an Eagles team who hopes to drag the Huskies into the mud.

Three takeaways from Week 7 of an eventful MAC football slate

NIU is a completely different football team and Peny Boone continues to shine as of the nation’s top RBs.

Huskies shake up MAC standings with 23-13 triumph over Ohio

NIU dominates Ohio in the second half to pull away for a win on Homecoming.

NIU RB Antario Brown tied the best rushing performance of the season with 280 yards

Brown posted 280 rushing yards and 4 TD in a 55-14 win over Akron, and checked out by the 9-minute mark of the 3rd quarter.

2023 MAC Midseason Report Cards

All 12 teams have six data points. Let’s see where each team stands based on performance, preseason expectations, and other factors.

2023 MAC Football Week 6 Game Recap: NIU Huskies 55, Akron Zips 14

Huskies run over Zips for their first MAC win of the season

Rockets survive a late scare from NIU, win 35-33

The Huskies couldn’t complete the comeback they fall in a nail biter to Toledo.

2023 MAC Football Week 5 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies at Toledo Rockets

The Huskies open up MAC play against the Rockets, who currently lead the West

2023 MAC Football Week 4 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane

The Huskies look to right the ship at home against the Golden Hurricane in a rematch from last season.

Huskies get Husked in Nebraska, fall 35-11

Northern Illinois was in a position to take advantage of a sloppy, bad Nebraska team. Instead, it was a get-right-game for the Cornhuskers.

2023 MAC Football Week 3 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies at Nebraska Cornhuskers

The very incarnation of an uneasy grin combined with a grimace.

2023 MAC Football Week 2 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Southern Illinois Salukis

The Huskies need to avoid the trap game this week when they take on in-state rival Southern Illinois

2023 Week 1 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies @ Boston College Eagles

The Eagles and Huskies meet on the gridiron for the first time since 2017.

The return of R&R (Rocky and Rudolph) hopes to go a long way for NIU

Injuries prevented the QB-WR duo from a prosperous 2022. Now, both stars return to DeKalb with another MAC title on their mind.

2023 Northern Illinois Huskies Positional Previews: Special teams

The clutch John Richardson is gone, but there's still some intriguing talent in the specialists room in DeKalb.

2023 Northern Illinois Huskies Positional Previews: Defensive backs

NIU’s secondary struggled last season but will hope to turn things around in 2023.

2023 Northern Illinois Huskies Positional Previews: Offensive line

The Huskies bring back a very experienced, very talented offensive line in 2023.

2023 Northern Illinois Huskies Positional Previews: Offensive skill positions

NIU has a lot of talent returning from injury on offense this season and should rebound from a sluggish 2022