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NIUfan86

  • joined Sep 17, 2013
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
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I am an avid NIU fan...that's all you need to know lol but if you want more, I love writing, making, and editing videos, watching movies, playing all kinds of sports (football, baseball, tennis, soccer, whatever). I live in St. Charles, a suburb of Chicago and love the Cubs, Bears, and Hawks too.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Chicago Cubs
  • NBA Chicago Bulls
  • NFL Chicago Bears
  • NCAAF Northern Illinois Huskies
  • NCAAB Northern Illinois Huskies
  • NHL Chicago Blackhawks
  • NASCAR Jeff Gordon
  • Soccer Chicago Fire/Manchester United
  • Tennis David Ferrer
  • FIFA USA!
  • EPL Manchester United
  • MLS Chicago Fire and Seatle Sounders
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NIU Nonconference Preview: Northwestern

It's only two months until the game between the Huskies and Wildcats! But it's never too early to start looking at your opponents.

NIU WR Tommylee Lewis Named To Hornung Watch List

The speedy Tommylee Lewis was named to the Paul Hornung Award Watchlist earlier today.

NIU Non-Conference Preview: Presbyterian

The Huskies take on the Presbyterian Blue Hose in their 2014 season opener at Huskie Stadium. Here's your first look at the game.

MACspansion: An Increase Of National Exposure

The rest of the country is jumping on the #MACtion bandwagon...and it's about time!

Painful MAC Memories: Miami Stuns NIU Late

It was a close game throughout, but a late miracle saves the RedHawks.

NIU Legend Bob Brigham Passes Away

For more than 50 years Dr. Bob Brigham served NIU and it's community in multiple roles.

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 sure...it'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

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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

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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?

Northern Illinois MBB Mid-Season Report Card

It's time for progress reports already. Too bad the Huskies can't just audit this course...and no, it's not a pass/fail class either

Huskies Land WR Ezra Safford in 2014 Class

Ezra Safford, a 5-7 WR from Palm Beach, FL has committed to NIU

NIU Men's Basketball Early Season Recap

The Huskies have already done much better than expected and have a few more surprises as well.

NIU Huskies Football 2013 Recap

If you haven't payed any attention to college football this season, here's a handy guide to what the Northern Illinois Huskies did. There were broken records, tears of joy, tears of sorrow, and a ton of #MACtion...what more do you need?

Aggies Take Poinsettia Bowl 21-14

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Starting the fourth quarter down by 6, but with the ball and momentum, the Huskies still failed to do anything. After the successful fake, the Huskies only managed six yards in their next three...

Aggies lead NIU 13-7 After 3 Quarters

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The Huskies got the second half kickoff but didn't do much...or anything, with it, as on the first play Lynch threw his eight pick of the season - giving the Aggies the ball the NIU 31-yard line....

Huskies Lead by Slimest of Margins at Half; 7-6

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After a early 3-0 lead, and starting the second quarter from the Huskie 27-yard line, the Aggies were forced in to a fourth and 11, making them kick another field goal. Diaz, this time connecting...

Aggies lead Huskies 3-0 after One Quarter

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As predicted, the defenses have shown up through the first 15 minutes. The Huskies, after stopping the Aggies, were backed up to their own 2-yard line following a great punt. They went...

How to Watch the Poinsettia Bowl: NIU vs Utah St

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Jordan Lynch's dynamic college career comes to a close Thursday, the 26th when the Huskies face the Utah State Aggies in the Poinsettia Bowl. Here's the info you need to make sure you don't miss a snap.

The 5 Names You to Know For the Poinsettia Bowl

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The Poinsettia Bowl features the Northern Illinois Huskies taking on the Utah State Aggies. Here is a complete breakdown of the top five names you need to know from each team...so you can impress all your friends when watching.

Poinsettia Bowl Preview: NIU vs Utah State

The Huskies and Aggies face off Thrusday, Dec. 26th at 8:30 CT in the second to last MAC game of the year. Here's a look at both teams to get you up to date before kickoff.

Lynch's Heisman Place Has Huge Impact On MAC, NIU

Jordan Lynch has broken many records over his tenure at NIU, but the biggest impact he's had on the Huskies, and MAC, just might have been his finish in Saturday's Heisman vote.

The Jordan Lynch Award

Dual-threat quarterbacks rule college football these days and it's time they finally get honored. With this award, every year the nation's best running quarterback will be honored...and who's likeness is better for this award than Jordan Lynch.

Jordan Lynch Named A Walter Camp Award Finalist

Lynch named one of the five Walter Camp Player of the Year Award Finalists

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