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Northern Illinois Huskies

2022 MAC Football Week 13 Game Recap: Akron Zips 44, NIU Huskies 12

Akron dominated the Huskies, claiming their first MAC win and their first victory against an FBS team this season.

Game Preview: Akron Zips at Northern Illinois Huskies

Akron will look to win an FBS game this season. NIU will look to avoid the upset and end 2022 on a high note.

Miami keeps the Mallory Cup, escaping DeKalb with a 29-23 win over NIU

The RedHawks erased an early ten point deficit en route to their fifth win of the year

2022 MAC Football Week 12 Game Preview: Miami RedHawks at NIU Huskies

The RedHawks quest for bowl eligibility goes through DeKalb, as the NIU Huskies host Miami this Wednesday night

NIU tops WMU, 24-21, on Lynch’s last minute TD to end Broncos bowl hopes

The Huskies scored the go-ahead TD with under a minute to go to shock the Broncos.

2022 MAC Football Week 10 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies at Western Michigan Broncos

Western Michigan plays their first home game in three weeks against Northern Illinois in what should be a very even matchup.

What We Learned from Central Michigan’s 35-22 victory over Northern Illinois

Both CMU and NIU desperately needed a win to stay in postseason contention, and the staffs brought out the kitchen sinks.

2022 MAC Football Week 9 Game Recap: Central Michigan Chippewas 35, Northern Illinois Huskies 22

The Chippewas built a big lead in the first half, but the Huskies wouldn’t go away, making Central earn it on a late defensive stop.

2022 MAC Football Week 9 Game Preview: Central Michigan Chippewas at NIU Huskies

Two of the preseason favorites in the West are now fighting for a chance to keep their hopes of bowl eligibility alive

What We Learned from Ohio’s 24-17 win over Northern Illinois

The Bobcats did what they needed to do to continue keeping pace in a stiff MAC East race.

Ohio outlasts NIU, wins 24-17

The Bobcats move to 3-1 in the MAC after outlasting NIU’s 3rd string quarterback

2022 Week 8 Preview: NIU Huskies at Ohio Bobcats

In a cross-division meeting, the Huskies travel to Athens, Ohio to take on the Bobcats

What We Learned from Northern Illinois’ 39-10 win over Eastern Michigan

The Huskies came back to life after a dormant 1-5 start to the season, while the Eagles fell back into bad habits.

2022 MAC Football Week 7 Game Recap: NIU Huskies 39, EMU Eagles 10

The Huskies snapped a five game losing skid and cruised to their first conference win of the season

2022 Week 7 Preview: NIU Huskies at EMU Eagles

The Eagles host the struggling Huskies in a must-win game for both squads.

2022 MAC Football 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.

Game Recap: Toledo Rockets 52, Northern Illinois Huskies 32

The Rockets defense scored 14 points on the way to a 2-0 start in the MAC West.

2022 MAC Football Week 6 Game Preview: Toledo Rockets at NIU Huskies

The Huskies look to stop a four-game skid and get back in the win column against one of their biggest rivals

Ball State comes back to win Bronze Stalk, beating NIU 44-38 in 2OT

The Cardinals come back from down 17 to push the Huskies to 1-4

2022 MAC Football Week 5 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies at Ball State Cardinals

It’s Bronze Stalk Week!! The Huskies and Cardinals will face off in their annual trophy game

Game Recap: Kentucky Wildcats 31, NIU Huskies 23

Huskies hang with Wildcats early, but ultimately can’t keep pace in the second half.

2022 MAC Football Week 3 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies at #8 Kentucky Wildcats

The Huskies take on their second straight SEC opponent as they head down to Lexington to face a top-ten Wildcats team.

Game Recap: NIU Huskies 28, Vanderbilt Commodores 38

NIU, without Lombardi, struggles in second half and falls in the first of their two scheduled SEC contests in 2022.

2022 MAC Football Week 3 Game Preview: Vanderbilt Commodores @ NIU Huskies

This Saturday the Huskies will play host to an SEC school for just the second time ever.

What We Learned from NIU’s 38-35 loss to Tulsa

The Huskies’ risky move at the end of the game didn’t pay off this week and it left NIU with a 1-1 record

2022 MAC Football Week 2 Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies at Tulsa Golden Hurricane

The Huskies travel south to Oklahoma for their first road game of the season.

What We Learned from Northern Illinois’ 34-27 win over Eastern Illinois

The Huskies have some work to do moving forward, especially on the defensive side.

2022 MAC Football Week 1 Game Recap: NIU 34, Eastern Illinois 27

The Huskies survive a scare from the Panthers of Eastern Illinois

2022 MAC Football Week 1 Game Preview: Eastern Illinois vs. NIU

The Huskies open their 2022 season at home against in-state rival Eastern Illinois

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Northern Illinois Huskies defensive backs

NIU only managed three interceptions last season...a number this team will look to improve upon

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Northern Illinois Huskies front seven

The Huskies will look for their defensive front seven to improve this year and get to the opposition quicker.

2022 MAC Football Positional Previews: Northern Illinois Huskies offensive line

The Huskies will rely on their front five to set up their offense...luckily it’s one of the deepest groups in the MAC.