NIU Releases Devon Butler After Shooting, Stabbing IncidentsNorthern Illinois linebacker Devon Butler will not return to the Huskies this season.
NIU Linebacker Bass Indicted In OhioNorthern 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.
Doeren Adds 2 To NIU Coaching StaffNorthern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren filled his vacant offensive coordinator position with a familiar face.
Northern Illinois Signs 31 To Recruiting ClassNorthern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren announced the signing of 31 players to his 2012 recruiting class Wednesday.
NIU's Johnson, Progar Suspended For Bowl GameNorthern Illinois wide receiver Anthony Johnson and defensive end Sean Progar have been suspended for the GoDaddy.com Bowl, the school announced Wednesday.
Harnish Leads NIU To 5th Straight WinChandler 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.
NIU's Bass Suspended After Incident With Toledo BandNorthern 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.
Harnish Throws 6 TDs As Huskies Take Control Of MAC WestChandler 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.
No. 7 Badgers Overpower Northern Illinois 49-7Russell 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.
Bielema, Doeren Discuss Soldier Field ShowdownBret Bielema and Dave Doeren are very close friends, but they aren't talking. At least until Saturday.
Harnish's 5 TD Passes Lead NIU Over Army 49-26Chandler 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.