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Dave Doeren holds up the MAC Championship Trophy in December of 2011. (Photo by Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

NIU’s Doeren Accepts Coaching Job At North Carolina State

Hours after winning his second consecutive MAC Championship, NIU head football coach Dave Doeren has accepted a head coaching position with North Carolina State.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2012

Tim Beckman. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Hoge On College Football: Seriously, What Is Going On In Champaign?

Having co-coordinators in college football is not uncommon, but I’ve never heard of two coordinators splitting up the play-calling by down.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2012

Dave Doeren holds up the MAC Championship Trophy in December of 2011. (Photo by Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

NIU’s Doeren Admits He’s Open To Other Coaching Opportunities

Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren is bound to be one of the hottest coaching commodities when more jobs start opening up in the coming weeks.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2012

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Northern Illinois Squeaks By Army 41-40

Needing yet another rally with a seesaw road game up for grabs, Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch knew just who to look for. He found him — and just in the nick of time.

09/16/2012

NIU Linebacker Devon Butler

NIU Releases Devon Butler After Shooting, Stabbing Incidents

Northern Illinois linebacker Devon Butler will not return to the Huskies this season.

07/25/2012

NIU linebacker Jamaal Bass tackles Wisconsin running back Jeff Lewis at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NIU Linebacker Bass Indicted In Ohio

Northern Illinois linebacker Jamaal Bass has been indicted in Ohio on a felonious assault charge on allegations he intentionally ran into the Toledo marching band, knocking down a member, as he took the field when the teams played in November.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

New NIU offensive coordinator P.J. Fleck. (Courtesy NIU)

Doeren Adds 2 To NIU Coaching Staff

Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren filled his vacant offensive coordinator position with a familiar face.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

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Northern Illinois Signs 31 To Recruiting Class

Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren announced the signing of 31 players to his 2012 recruiting class Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

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NIU’s Johnson, Progar Suspended For Bowl Game

Northern Illinois wide receiver Anthony Johnson and defensive end Sean Progar have been suspended for the GoDaddy.com Bowl, the school announced Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

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Harnish Leads NIU To 5th Straight Win

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.

11/09/2011

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NIU’s Bass Suspended After Incident With Toledo Band

Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren suspended linebacker Jamaal Bass one game Wednesday for making contact with a Toledo band member as the team took the field before Tuesday’s thrilling 63-60 win over the Rockets.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Chandler Harnish. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Harnish Throws 6 TDs As Huskies Take Control Of MAC West

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.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Jasmin Hopkins #25 of the Northern Illinois Huskies scores the only Huskie touchdown as Marcus Trotter #59 tries for the tackle and Aaron Henry #7 closes in at Soldier Field on September 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Wisconsin defeated Northern Illinois 49-7. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

No. 7 Badgers Overpower Northern Illinois 49-7

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.

09/17/2011

Dave Doeren and Bret Bielema meet for the first time against each other Saturday at Soldier Field. (Left photo courtesy NIU Athletic Communications, Right photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bielema, Doeren Discuss Soldier Field Showdown

Bret Bielema and Dave Doeren are very close friends, but they aren’t talking. At least until Saturday.

09/14/2011

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Harnish’s 5 TD Passes Lead NIU Over Army 49-26

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.

09/04/2011

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NIU Picked To Finish 2nd In MAC West

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.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

NIU Linebacker Devon Butler

NIU Football Player Speaks Out About Shooting

Three days after he was released from the hospital, Northern Illinois University football player Devon Butler was back at school, talking about the shooting that left him critically wounded earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

NIU Linebacker Devon Butler

NIU Football Player Speaks Out About Shooting

Three days after he was released from the hospital, Northern Illinois University football player Devon Butler was back at school, talking about the shooting that left him critically wounded earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

NIU Linebacker Devon Butler

NIU’s Butler Upgraded To ‘Serious’ Condition

NIU linebacker Devon Butler has been been upgraded from “critical” to “serious condition, according to officials at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was the victim of an off-campus shooting on Wednesday.

04/08/2011

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Bowl Preview: Huskies Take On Bulldogs

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.

12/16/2010

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