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Can Lynch Make It In The NFL?

Posted 12.27.2013 | Sports

By Greg Gabriel, National Football Post If there is one player who has created a lot of conversation in the draftnik community this year, it’s No...

'I'm Going There To Win

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 12.12.2013 | Sports

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — For Jordan Lynch, one big prize is still out there. Northern Illinois' star quarterback will find out Saturday in...

Bowling Green Stuns Northern Illinois In MAC Championship

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.07.2013 | Chicago

DETROIT (AP) — Jordan Lynch and No. 16 Northern Illinois failed to take advantage of opportunity to impress Heisman Trophy voters and earn a BCS bow...

HIGHLIGHTS: Lynch's Record Night Keeps NIU's BCS Hopes Alive

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | Sports

DE KALB, Ill. (AP) — P.J. Fleck helped recruit quarterback Jordan Lynch to Northern Illinois so the first-year Western Michigan coach had a good ide...

Northern Illnois Star Breaks Record

AP | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Jordan Lynch rushed for 316 yards, an FBS record for a quarterback, and No. 23 Northern Illino...

WATCH: Purdue RB Tightropes, Scores Wild Touchdown

Posted 09.28.2013 | Sports

It didn't look as if Purdue running back Akeem Hunt was going to go all the way after catching a screen pass at Northern Illinois' 44-yard line. But t...

Seminoles Overwhelm Northern Illinois

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

MIAMI — Anxious to avoid an Orange Bowl shocker, the Florida State Seminoles kept getting tricked. An onside kick fooled them, as did a fake pu...

NIU's Lynch Ran Into Record Books

AP | By TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Seems like every half-century, a quarterback from Northern Illinois does something never seen previously in college football. ...

BCS Party Crashers

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Florida State's biggest weakness heading into their Orange Bowl game against Northern Illinois might be Midwestern geography. ...

WATCH: N. Illinois Celebrates BCS Spot (And ESPN Does Not)

Posted 12.04.2012 | Sports

The Northern Illinois football team anxiously waited to see where it would play next as the final BCS standings were revealed on ESPN on Sunday night...

Unlikely Heisman Contender

Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post We'll find out on Saturday night who will be the winner of the 2012 Heisman Trophy, but just who will be in ...

BCS Crashed

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

MIAMI -- What a weekend for Northern Illinois: Win a conference championship, lose a coach and bust the BCS. The Huskies are headed to the Orange Bow...

REPORT: Northern Illinois Crashes BCS

AP | By RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Northern Illinois has been selected to play Florida State in the Orange Bowl, a person familiar with the decision told The Associate...

MAC Champs Lobbying For BCS Bid

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- After two straight Mid-American Conference titles, Northern Illinois coach Dave Doeren figures his team is worthy of a major reward. The H...