Northern Illinois

RANK: #62

   

RECORD: 8-5

   

MAC RECORD: 6-2

   
Northern Illinois

TEAM NEWS

2018 Schedule
09/01
at Iowa
 
09/08
UTAH
 
09/15
CENTRAL MICHIGAN
 
09/22
at Florida State
 
09/29
at Eastern Michigan
 
10/06
at Ball State
 
10/13
OHIO
 
10/27
at BYU
 
11/01
at Akron
 
11/07
TOLEDO
 
11/14
MIAMI (OH)
 
11/20
at Western Michigan
 
2017 Results
L
BOSTON COLLEGE
20-23
W
EASTERN ILLINOIS
38-10
W
at Nebraska
21-17
L
at San Diego State
28-34
W
KENT STATE
24-3
W
at Buffalo
14-13
W
at Bowling Green
48-17
W
EASTERN MICHIGAN
30-27 (OT)
L
at Toledo
17-27
W
BALL STATE
63-17
W
WESTERN MICHIGAN
35-31
L
at Central Michigan
24-31
L
vs. Duke (Quick Lane Bowl)
14-36
FBS Notebook: NCAA rule places limits on headsets

FBS Notebook: NCAA rule places limits on headsets

Lindyssports.com Staff

May 12 The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel passed a new rule Friday limiting the number of headsets a team can use during a game to 20. FULL STORY

LB Johnson to TCU from NIU as grad transfer

LB Johnson to TCU from NIU as grad transfer

The Sports Xchange

April 08 Linebacker Jawuan Johnson announced he is transferring from Northern Illinois to TCU on Sunday night. FULL STORY

No. 19 San Diego State holds off Northern Illinois

No. 19 San Diego State holds off Northern Illinois

The Sports Xchange

October 01 Back-to-back interceptions by Tariq Thompson and Kameron Kelly denied Northern Illinois' upset bid as No. 19 San Diego State survived a sluggish offensive performance to win 34-28 on Saturday night. FULL STORY

Northern Illinois to challenge No. 19 San Diego State

Northern Illinois to challenge No. 19 San Diego State

The Sports Xchange

September 26 Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey remembers the play well, citing it first when listing the challenges his Huskies face defending 19th-ranked San Diego State FULL STORY

Bowling Green rolls over Northern Illinois 34-14

Bowling Green rolls over Northern Illinois 34-14

The Sports Xchange

December 05 Travis Greene rushed for two touchdowns and quarterback Matt Johnson threw for 235 yards and two scores as Bowling Green beat Northern Illinois 34-14 for the Mid-American Conference FULL STORY

Walk-on freshman QB to lead NIU in MAC title game

Walk-on freshman QB to lead NIU in MAC title game

The Sports Xchange

December 02 Northern Illinois and Bowling Green enter the Mid-American Conference championship game on the opposite end of the quarterback spectrum. The Falcons (9-3, 7-1 MAC East) will face FULL STORY

MAC Notebook: Huskies thankful for November

MAC Notebook: Huskies thankful for November

The Sports Xchange

November 22 Northern Illinois did what Northern Illinois does in November -- win. The Huskies have posted one of the best, yet not recognized nationally known streaks over the past few seasons. FULL STORY

MAC Notebook: Falcons clinch title game bid

MAC Notebook: Falcons clinch title game bid

The Sports Xchange

November 15 In a matchup of two of the hottest teams in the Mid-American Conference, Bowling Green captured its third straight East Division title with a 41-27 triumph over Western Michigan FULL STORY

MAC Notes: UNI continues dominance over Toledo

MAC Notes: UNI continues dominance over Toledo

The Sports Xchange

November 08 The national spotlight found the Mid-American Conference on Nov. 3 when No. 20 Toledo hosted Northern Illinois on ESPN2. The Rockets entered the MAC West showdown FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 15
Marcus Childers*
6-0
218
So.
RB 21
Marcus Jones
5-8
204
Jr.
WR 14
Spencer Tears*
6-0
191
Jr.
WR 10
D.J. Brown*
5-9
188
Sr.
WR 9
Jauan Wesley
5-11
182
Sr.
TE 89
Mitchell Brinkman
6-3
250
Jr.
LT 73
Max Scharping*
6-6
320
Sr.
LG 61
Benn Olson
6-4
293
So.
C 64
Luke Shively*
6-3
288
Sr.
RG 65
Nathan Veloz*
6-4
306
Jr.
RT 72
Jordan Steckler*
6-5
313
Jr.
Defense
DE 15
Sutton Smith*
6-0
225
Jr.
DT 99
Ben LeRoy*
6-2
280
Jr.
NG 55
Weston Kramer
6-1
285
So.
DE 12
Josh Corcoran*
6-3
250
Sr.
LB 48
Antonio Jones-Davis
5-11
218
Jr.
LB 57
Kyle Pugh
6-0
230
Jr.
LB 37
Lance Deveaux Jr.
5-10
205
Jr.
CB 1
Albert Smalls*
6-0
200
Sr.
CB 3
Jalen Embry
5-11
194
Sr.
S 8
Mykelti Williams*
5-11
205
Jr.
S 11
Tryashon Foster
5-11
202
Jr.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 13
Andrew Gantz
5-8
178
Sr.
P 36
Matt Ference*
5-11
187
So.
*Returning Starters
2017 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
28.9
60
Rushing
177.8
48
Passing
199.9
86
Total
377.7
93
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
22.0
T-32
Rushing
120.0
16
Passing
218.5
57
Total
338.5
26
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-2
-0.15
81
2016 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
30.5
55
Rushing
239.8
16
Passing
224.0
73
Total
463.8
27
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
30.3
80
Rushing
200.8
88
Passing
250.7
93
Total
451.5
98
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-1
-0.08
T-75
2015 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
31.1
52
Rushing
190.1
41
Passing
208.4
81
Total
398.5
66
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
27.6
73
Rushing
174.7
71
Passing
243.6
90
Total
418.3
87
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+2
+0.14
57