Ron Newcomb

Northern Illinois Huskies #96 - Defensive Linesman

  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 280

2012 MAC Football Position Rankings: The Defensive Linemen

Kent State has the MAC's top defensive line, without question. But who else might contend for the best defensive unit up front? Bowl 2012: Northern Illinois Will Play Without 2 Key Defensive Players


If Northern Illinois is going to slow Arkansas State's high-powered offense enough to win the 2012 Bowl, it's going to have to do it without two important members of its defensive line....

Northern Illinois 23, Ohio 20: Rosenbagger!


In the MAC Championship allegory, Northern Illinois is Henry Rowengartner. They won it without their fastball.

Northern Illinois winning the MAC would connect generations


If Northern Illinois won the MAC, it would connect generations of Huskie fans, players and coaches.

A guide to NIU's defensive personnel changes


Breaking down the changes in the Northern Illinois defense that has has made them so successful lately.

Northern Illinois - Western Michigan preview: How the West was won


Saturday marks the first of three major showdowns in the West division, when Western Michigan comes to Northern Illinois. While taking shots at each other from afar is fun, getting together and...

Midseason MAC Grades: How Northern Illinois went south


We're six weeks in. Most the teams have played six games, so this is the perfect time to dole out some midseason grades. All grades are final but protests may be submitted to the instructor,...

NIU 40, Kent State 10: What does it all mean?


Breaking down the Northern Illinois Huskies victory over the Kent State Golden Flashes.

NIU-Kansas Aftermath: The Defensive Breakdown


Breaking down Northern Illinois' defense after giving up 45 points to Kansas.

Northern Illinois Huskies Eligibility Roster

Northern Illinois' Eligibility Tracker for 2012

Surprising Depth


How will injuries affect the Huskie squad this Saturday? You may be surprised by the depth of this Northern Illinois squad.

My Two Cents: Purdue


An abbreviated (don't ask!) version of tidbits about the Northern Illinois - Purdue game.