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Northern Illinois Huskies

A retrospective of NIU’s postseason bowl history

Reliving the Huskies’ post season appearances throughout the years

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2016 NIU Football Recruiting News

2021 Cure Bowl By the Numbers: NIU Huskies vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

A deeper look at some of the numbers put up by the Huskies and Chanticleers

NIU signs 30 in the 2015 class

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

Temple QB Justin Lynch announces transfer to NIU

The younger brother of Huskie great Jordan Lynch, is headed to DeKalb next season, continuing the Lynch legacy.

Northern Illinois will play Coastal Carolina in the 2021 Cure Bowl

Northern Illinois rides the momentum from its MAC championship into Orlando.

NIU defeats Kent State 41-23, claims 2021 MAC Football Championship

NIU leans on the running game to prosper in a game which was never much in doubt over Kent State, completing the winless-to-champion cycle on Saturday afternoon.

How To Watch/Stream/Listen: 2021 MAC Football Championship Game

We’ve got all the media information you need for this afternoon’s game at Ford Field!

2021 MAC Championship Game Preview: NIU Huskies vs Kent State Golden Flashes

These two teams just met a month ago and played in a they’re battling again for the title of MAC Champions.

2021 MAC Championship Game: NIU Huskies storylines

NIU is back in Detroit for the first time in three years, and for the eighth time since 2010.

2018: The last time NIU played in the MAC title game

The Huskies have been here before— a lot. But more specifically, in 2018, when they beat Buffalo as an underdog.

2021 MAC Football Championship Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies

NIU defied the odds, created their own luck, and got back to Detroit after missing the MACCG in 2019 and 2020.

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2021 MAC Football Championship Game Coverage: Kent State vs. NIU

It’s a rematch of the 2012 MAC Championship Game on Saturday, as Kent State and NIU do battle in Detroit.

Skyy (Moore)’s the limit in WMU’s 42-21 victory over MAC West champ NIU

With NIU having their sights set on Detroit, WMU posts style points to try and impress potential bid partners on Tuesday night.

2021 Week 13 Midweek MACtion Preview: WMU Broncos at NIU Huskies

The Huskies and Broncos face off in both teams’ final regular season game of 2021.

NIU Huskies escape Buffalo, clinch MAC West, with 33-27 win in overtime

The Heart Attack Huskies claim another close victory and find themselves going back to Detroit for the first time since 2018

2021 Week 12 Midweek MACtion Preview: NIU at Buffalo

The Huskies can clinch the MAC West with a win over Buffalo on Wednesday night

2021 MAC Football Week 11 Game Preview: Ball State Cardinals at NIU Huskies

The winner of the Bronze Stalk Trophy claims the top spot in the MAC West and all but controls their own destiny to the MAC Championship Game

Kent State stays atop MAC East in 52-47 shootout win over Northern Illinois

Dustin Crum and Rocky Lombardi put on a QB battle for the ages, while NIU WR Trayvon Rudolph eclipses 300 yards in the offensive clinic.

2021 MAC Football Week 8 Game Recap: NIU 39, CMU 38

The Huskies bridge an 18-point gap and CMU botches a snap on a potential walk-off field goal at the triple-zeroes in a wild #MACtion matchup.

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 7 Game Recap: NIU 34, BG 26

The Huskies are the lone undefeated team in conference play as NIU moves to 3-0 in the MAC

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 6 Game Preview: Bowling Green Falcons at NIU Huskies

The Huskies host the Falcons in the first of three cross-division games for both teams.

NIU steals Toledo’s spot atop the MAC West with 22-20 win

The juice overfloweth once again for the young Huskies, who take sole possession of the MAC West division.

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 6 Game Notes: NIU Huskies at Toledo Rockets

Everything you need to know about this morning’s game between the Huskies and Rockets

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 6 Game Preview: NIU Huskies at Toledo Rockets

The Rockets and Huskies face off with the winner controlling their destiny in the MAC West

What We Learned: Takeaways from NIU’s 27-20 win over EMU

Things to look for as both teams head deeper in the MAC play next weekend

Week 5 Game Notes: EMU Eagles at NIU Huskies

When, where, and how to watch plus a quick look at the series history.

2021 Week 5 Preview: Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois

A Battle of the MAC West

2021 MAC Football Week 4 Game Recap: NIU 41, Maine 14

The Huskies pull away in the second half and finish non-conference play with a 2-2 record.

2021 MAC Football Week 4 Game Preview: Maine Black Bears at NIU Huskies

The Huskies look to right the ship after last week’s blowout loss to Michigan.

Three takeaways: Huskies routed by Wolverines, 63-10

NIU drops to 1-2 after blowout loss to Michigan last weekend

Game Recap: Michigan 63, Northern Illinois 10

The Huskies never had in a chance in a blowout at the Big House.