Northern Illinois University
Florida State stuffed Northern Illinois all-purpose threat Jordan Lynch for most of the night Tuesday and won the Orange Bowl 31-10.
Kirk Herbstreit might want to shoo them out of South Beach, but the Northern Illinois Huskies will nevertheless be playing in a BCS game tonight when they butt helmets with Florida State during the 2013 Orange Bowl.
The caravan carrying 1,300 students and 52 staffers started leaving the DeKalb campus shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday, and was expected to arrive in Miami around 1 p.m. Monday.
When it comes to college football, the state of Illinois has an attendance deficit.
The Northern Illinois University football team and coaches were on their way to Miami on Wednesday morning, headed for their New Year’s Day matchup with Florida State in the Orange Bowl.
By now, the shock should have dissipated…
Since news broke than Northern Illinois University would play in the Orange Bowl after a 12-1 season that saw them on top of the Mid-American Conference, fans and analysts have criticized the Huskies for being undeserving of their BCS bowl bid.
Kirk Herbstreit’s harsh criticism of NIU in the wake of the school’s first BCS bowl berth isn’t sitting well with one prominent alumnus.
NIU students concerned about the cost of a ticket to see their school play in the Orange Bowl can breathe a sigh of relief.
The Huskies are headed to the Orange Bowl, set to make their Bowl Championship Series debut against Florida 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.
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.
Jordan Lynch ran for 107 yards and Akeem Daniels scored a career-best four touchdowns as No. 24 Northern Illinois beat Eastern Michigan 49-7 on a cold, snowy Friday.
Behind its 10-1 record, Northern Illinois is now ranked in the Top 25 by both major polls.
I’ve always found it odd that here in Illinois, despite being the fifth most populous state in the country, we have only three major college football programs.
Northern Illinois University has placed its police chief on administrative leave and is firing another officer over the department’s handling of a sexual assault case.
Police in DeKalb have arrested a suspect in connection with the firing of several shots off the campus of Northern Illinois University.
Students moved into a new dormitory at Northern Illinois University this week, and they’re paying as much as $6,500 a semester for the privilege to live there.
Questions are being raised about what’s going on at Northern Illinois University – with one investigation in progress, and now the departure of two accused administrators who are getting tens of thousands of dollars in severance.
With the Colorodo movie theater shooting massacre still fresh on the minds of the public and elected officials, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) was urging lawmakers on Tuesday to have a serious discussion about possible new gun control laws.