Northern Illinois

RANK: #51

   

RECORD: 11-3

   

MAC RECORD: 7-1 (T-1st, West)

   
2015 Schedule
09/05
UNLV
W 38-30
09/12
MURRAY STATE
W 57-26
09/19
at Ohio State
L 13-20
09/26
at Boston College
 
10/03
at Central Michigan
 
10/10
BALL STATE
 
10/17
at Miami (OH)
 
10/24
EASTERN MICHIGAN
 
11/03
at Toledo
 
11/11
at Buffalo
 
11/18
WESTERN MICHIGAN
 
11/24
OHIO
 
2014 Results
W
PRESBYTERIAN
55-3
W
at Northwestern
23-15
W
at UNLV
48-34
L
at Arkansas
14-52
W
KENT STATE
17-14
L
CENTRAL MICHIGAN
17-34
W
MIAMI (OH)
51-41
W
at Eastern Michigan
28-17
W
at Ball State
35-21
W
TOLEDO
27-24
W
at Ohio
21-14
W
at Western Michigan
31-21
 
MAC Championship Game
 
W
vs. Bowling Green
51-17
 
BOCA RATON BOWL
 
L
vs. Marshall
23-52
MAC Notebook: NIU impresses against Ohio State

MAC Notebook: NIU impresses against Ohio State

Sports Xchange

September 21 The Huskies had a rare opportunity -- just the third time ever in school history -- to battle the No. 1 team in the country. The Huskies battled the top-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes to the final whistle, falling 20-13 in Columbus. FULL STORY

No. 1 Buckeyes hold off scrappy Huskies 20-10

No. 1 Buckeyes hold off scrappy Huskies 20-10

Sports Xchange

September 19 Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to spark the struggling top-ranked Buckeyes to a 20-13 win FULL STORY

Boca Raton Bowl Preview: NIU vs. Marshall

Boca Raton Bowl Preview: NIU vs. Marshall

Sports Xchange

December 22 The Herd is 8-2 in bowl games since moving to the FBS in 1997. Their two losses are by three points to Mississippi in the 1997 Motor City Bowl and by 18 to Cincinnati FULL STORY

MAC pounds chest with wins over power conferences

MAC pounds chest with wins over power conferences

Sports Xchange

September 07 It's tough to win on the road anywhere but to come into a Big Ten stadium and win, I was in that league for a while, and it is very difficult," FULL STORY

USU slows Lynch, tops NIU in Poinsettia Bowl

USU slows Lynch, tops NIU in Poinsettia Bowl

Sports Xchange

December 26 Lynch, who completed 20 of 35 passes for 216 yards, connected on a 15-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Juwan Brescacin with 1:44 left to FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 12
Drew Hare*
6-1
210
Jr.
RB 28
Joel Bouagnon
6-2
224
Jr.
FB 35
Shane Wilmann
6-4
249
So.
WR 11
Juwan Brescacin*
6-4
228
Sr.
WR 10
Tommylee Lewis
5-7
159
Sr.
TE 37
Desroy Maxwell
6-2
259
Sr.
LT 71
Levon Myers
6-5
299
Jr.
LG 61
Aidan Conlon*
6-3
301
Sr.
C 55
Andrew Ness*
6-3
298
Sr.
RG 70
Josh Ruka
6-5
305
Jr.
RT 74
Lincoln Howard
6-5
301
Jr.
Defense
DE 54
Cameron Clinton-Earl
6-1
253
Sr.
DT 90
William Lee*
6-2
303
So.
NG 56
Ben Compton
6-4
263
Sr.
DE 44
Perez Ford*
6-0
223
Sr.
LB 9
Rasheen Lemon*
6-0
220
Sr.
LB 45
Boomer Mayes*
6-0
246
Sr.
LB 40
Sean Folliard
6-2
229
Jr.
CB 31
Anthony Brooks*
5-11
191
Jr.
CB 29
Paris Logan*
5-9
189
Sr.
SS 2
Marlon Moore*
5-9
195
Sr.
FS 24
Brandon Mayes
5-11
188
So.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 34
Christian Hagan
6-0
180
So.
P 18
Peter Deppe
6-1
198
Fr.
*Returning Starter
2014 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
31.5
47
Rushing
249.1
16
Passing
192.1
97
Total
441.2
36
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
25.6
51
Rushing
163.1
58
Passing
228.5
63
Total
391.6
57
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+12
+0.86
T-9
2013 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
39.6
11
Rushing
297.2
7
Passing
222.6
74
Total
519.8
5
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
25.1
52
Rushing
151.7
48
Passing
263.1
105
Total
414.9
78
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+13
+0.9
T-10
2012 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
38.6
13
Rushing
238.2
12
Passing
231.4
63
Total
469.6
20
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
19.9
21
Rushing
146.4
47
Passing
222.9
48
Total
369.3
40
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+7
+0.50
36