Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch, who has led the Huskies to a near-perfect season, is among the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, the Associated Press is reporting.
Following a 47-27 loss to Bowling Green in the MAC Championship Game, Northern Illinois will not play in a BCS game this year. Instead the Huskies have accepted a bid to play in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego.
That trophy doesn’t change Lynch’s fantastic stats or his team’s accomplishments, the latter of which I’m fairly confident hold more importance to a guy like Lynch.
Mr. Irrelevant is finally relevant.
It was a year ago today when a college student from Palatine headed off to Northern Illinois University for his freshman year.
Trustees at Northern Illinois University voted to approve a 2 percent tuition increase for new, in-state undergraduate students and current graduate students.
There appears to be a plea deal in the works for a 36-year-old DeKalb man about to go on trial for the murder of a Northern Illinois University freshman.
The family of a Northern Illinois University freshman who died in an alcohol-related hazing incident last November filed a lawsuit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court seeking unspecified damages.
Prosecutors could take a second look at a botched rape case, involving a former NIU police officer.
Reggie McAdams scored 20 points, making all six of his shots from the field, and Akron breezed past Northern Illinois 68-53 on Saturday.
Three Northern Illinois University students, facing felony hazing charges in death of a freshman, went before a judge this afternoon.
In anticipation of the school’s first-ever BCS Bowl, Adidas has released a picture of the uniforms the Huskies will wear.
Twenty-two members of a fraternity at Northern Illinois University have been charged in connection with the death of a student from excessive drinking during a hazing ritual last month.
It’s safe to say Kirk Herbstreit isn’t the most popular man in DeKalb.
Paris Gulley scored 21 points to lead Milwaukee over Northern Illinois in an 80-73 overtime win Friday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Northern Illinois University has tapped offensive coordinator Rod Carey as head coach of the Orange Bowl-bound football team.
Having co-coordinators in college football is not uncommon, but I’ve never heard of two coordinators splitting up the play-calling by down.
The accused in that rape case is a former NIU police officer, Andrew Rifkin. He was charged with sexually assaulting a student last year and then fired by the NIU Police Department.
Jordan Lynch threw two touchdowns and rushed for two more as Northen Illinois routed Akron 37-7 Saturday in Mid-American Conference action.
Leighton Settle ran for 152 yards and three touchdowns, and Northern Illinois ran its home winning streak to 18 games Saturday with a 55-24 victory over Central Michigan in both teams’ Mid-American Conference opener.