Jerry Kill

The Northern Illinois Huskies celebrated after Saturday's win at Northwestern. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Top Dogs: How NIU Has Found Sustained Success

The Huskies’ rise to prominence has been years in the making.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Jerry Kill. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill On Leave For Epilepsy

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has taken an open-ended leave of absence from the team to focus on treatment and management of his epilepsy.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

MarQueis Gray (Photo by Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Big Ten Preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers

Jerry Kill has a reputation for turning around programs pretty quickly. Gophers fans are hoping he will successfully do that in Minneapolis, but this is probably his toughest test yet.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Jerry Kill is carted off Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia)

Former NIU Coach Kill Improving, Could Return This Week

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill could be back on the sideline as early as this week after collapsing during his team’s loss over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

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Hoge: Which Big Ten Coaches Are On The Hot Seat?

Adam Hoge breaks down which Big Ten coaches are on the hot seat this season and which coaches are completely safe.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

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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.


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NIU Hires Wisconsin’s Doeren As Head Coach

Northern Illinois has hired Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Doeren as its new head football coach.


Former Northern Illinois football coach Jerry Kill (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

LBs Coach To Lead Northern Illinois In Bowl Game

Northern Illinois linebackers coach Tom Matukewicz was named the team’s interim head coach on Tuesday as it begins preparation for next week’s uDrove Humanitarian Bowl.

670 The Score–12/07/2010