| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Quarterbacks Dan Persa and Chandler Harnish will receive the National Football Foundation’s Mental Toughness Award on Feb. 20 at Halas Hall.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald will introduce Persa, and Northern Illinois boss Dave Doeren will fete...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:29 PM
Grand Rapids Community College is dealing with a housing controversy that involves the school’s football team, after 20 people were evicted from a rental property.
As of Wednesday, however, it is looking more and more like the situation may be a...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Ball State entered Saturday's Mid-American Conference opener with a much more impressive record than their opponents, Western Michigan. The Cardinals were 8-4, while Western Michigan was just 6-8. However, a closer look at the Cardinals and Broncos non-...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 4:54 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — As usual, Northern Illinois beat Buffalo, but this one was a nail-biter.
Down by 21 points, the Bulls scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to cut the deficit to one point following a touchdown pass from quarterback Chazz...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:19 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Chandler 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.
The Huskies and Rockets combined for 1,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:54 PM
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- One week after playing in the highest-scoring regular season game in Mid-American Conference history, Northern Illinois' defense took care of business in the second half to keep wraps on the MAC West Division lead.
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:35 PM
In the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, the Indianapolis Colts continued to show some love for the south.
The Colts drafted two players fresh out of the SEC on Saturday, selecting defensive tackle Josh Chapman out of Alabama with the 136th...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Chandler Harnish is compared to Tim Tebow on his draft profile at NFL.com because both are dual-threat quarterbacks.
Harnish, out of Northern Illinois University, says he's a different type of QB, not as big. But there are some similarities. Both aren'...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Mr. Irrelevant: Northern Illinois University is in the Mid-American Conference. The story had that it was in the Mountain Athletic Conference.