The Huskies’ rise to prominence has been years in the making.
Mr. Irrelevant is finally relevant.
While NIU will have to wait until Friday to play Kent State in the Mid-American Conference championships, the team has something it can already celebrate.
Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish was named the winner of the Vern Smith Leadership Award Wednesday, given to the MAC’s top player.
Mathew Sims hit two field goals in the final 2:46 and Northern Illinois piled up 710 yards of offense to defeat Ball State 41-38 on Tuesday night.
Chandler Harnish threw for 294 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 151 yards and another score to lead Northern Illinois to a 45-14 win over Bowling Green on Tuesday night.
Chandler Harnish threw a 4-yard strike to Perez Ashford with 19 seconds left for his sixth touchdown pass of the game, lifting Northern Illinois to a wild 63-60 victory over Toledo on Tuesday night.
Chandler Harnish gained 217 all-purpose yards in Northern Illinois’ 31-30 win over Buffalo on Saturday.
Following the Huskie’s 51-22 rout of Western Michigan, quarterback Chandler Harnish has been named Mid-American Conference West Offensive Player of the Week.
Northern Illinois rushed for 494 yards and six touchdowns Saturday en route to a 51-22 victory over Western Michigan.
Quarterback Chandler Harnish broke a 48-year-old school touchdown record as Northern Illinois snapped a two-game losing streak with a 47-30 victory over Cal Poly on Saturday.
Russell Wilson threw for 347 yards and three scores, Montee Ball rushed for another two touchdowns and No. 7 Wisconsin piled up more than 600 yards of total offense Saturday in a 49-7 rout of Northern Illinois at Soldier Field.
Chandler Harnish helped give new Northern Illinois coach Dave Doeren a win in his debut. Harnish tossed a career-high five touchdown passes and rushed for another to lead the Huskies to a 49-26 victory over Army in Doeren’s head coaching debut on Saturday.
Despite returning just two starters on defense and facing the task of breaking in a new head coach, expectations for Northern Illinois are still high this season.
(WSCR) -The Fresno State Bulldogs may have scored first, but Northern Illinois held them in their place, only allowing an additional ten points. The Huskies defeated the Bulldogs 40-17, making it the first time in […]
Northern Illinois had a great season, being just one win away from having the most successful season in the school’s history. They face Fresno State in the Humanitarian Bowl Saturday and the Bulldogs are looking for a third straight victory.
Thirty-three seconds left in the game, Northern is up 21-20, it looks like the game is over. But wait, Miami of Ohio’s Austin Boucher throws a pass and touchdown! The Huskies were blocked from winning the Mid-American Conference championship with 33 seconds left in the game.
Chad Spann rushed for three touchdowns and Northern Illinois clinched at least share of the Mid-American West Division title and a berth in the conference championship game with a 59-21 victory over Ball State on Saturday.
Tailback Chad Spann had three touchdowns rushing and quarterback Chandler Harnish threw a touchdown pass and ran for another and Northern Illinois pounded Toledo 65-30.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Chad Spann rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns while Chandler Harnish threw two TD passes and had a scoring run as Northern Illinois beat Buffalo 45-14 Saturday. Backup quarterback Jordan Lynch […]