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3 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Joel Bouagnon scores 4 TDs as NIU extends streak to 27 games

Northern Illinois' home winning streak grew to a longest-in-the-nation 27 games Thursday night in DeKalb as the Huskies routed Presbyterian 55-3 in their season opener behind four touchdowns by sophomore tailback Joel Bouagnon.

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3 hrs ago | Hustle Belt

NIU Huskies vs Presbyterian Final Score: Huskies beat the Blue Hose 55-3

Coach Rod Carey and Drew Hare have to be happy with the start of the 2014 season - Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Well, the Northern Illinois Huskies were supposed to win - and they didn't disappoint! The Presbyterian Blue Hose became the 27 straight team to lose at Huskie Stadium, as the Huskies routed them 55-3.

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4 hrs ago | Hustle Belt

College Football Odds: MAC Football Week 1 Bowling Green At Western Kentucky

While we didn't get the lines for Thursday's MAC games into the Hustle Belt offices in time to advise bettors against the spread, we've got a juicy offering for Friday's MACtion.

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8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

NIU Game Day: Season opener vs. Presbyterian

Katherine Prentice, a member of the NIU gymnastics team, warms up before the start of a game against Presbyterian.

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9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Top SEC trap games in 2014

Whether it's because a team overlooks an opponent or simply doesn't show up to play, there are high-profile programs that lose games they shouldn't.

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14 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Our view: High hopes for football season

Last season, we watched teams from both Northern Illinois University and Sycamore High School go undefeated in the regular season and come up just one win short of the big game – in NIU's case, the Fiesta Bowl, and in Sycamore's, the IHSA Class 5A state title game.

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18 hrs ago | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

Warriors, Spartans Have Youth Movement

Crete-Monee had been to the IHSA playoffs nine straight times, while Marian Catholic has not been to the postseason since 2010.

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22 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

Connors comes to NIU finale

Overcoming the odds by just making the team at Northern Illinois as a walk-on, Ricky Connors now has a scholarship in hand entering his last season.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Jordan Lynch's exit leaves huge hole at NIU

Back are speedy wide receiver Tommylee Lewis, tailback Cameron Stingily , and all five starters on the offensive line.

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Kane Co. Chronicle

St. Francis football season preview

There is a new conference and a new coach this season at St. Francis, which welcomes former Marist assistant Mike Fitzgerald as Greg Purnell's successor.

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Hustle Belt

NIU Huskies vs Presbyterian Blue Hose Football Preview

The Northern Illinois Huskies will start life after Jordan Lynch in just a few long hours.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Lynch to get big opportunity in Bears' preseason finale

LAKE FOREST – Nine Bears were healthy scratches in last week's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.

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Daily Herald

Westminster Christian looks to build on last year's finish

It's another thing to be new to varsity football and have an extremely young team, which was the doubly difficult challenge Westminster Christian faced during its inaugural varsity season in 2013.

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Cleveland.com

MAC Football 2014 -- Who and what to watch this season

Teams from the Mid-American Conference open their seasons this weekend, including an intriguing early-season conference game between Kent State and Ohio University on Saturday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

SavannahNow

Eagles ready to make changes on the fly if needed

Georgia Southern coach Willie Fritz has a game plan for Saturday's season-opener against North Carolina State, but he's already expecting a few tweaks.

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Sports Central Articles and Columns

Vetting the Replacements

For FBS schools across the land, a new college football season begins later this week.

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Toledo Blade

5 things you may have missed: 8/25

Preparing a cheese sandwich atop Tiedtke's annual Christmas 2-ton cheese is Evelyn Durdel in this 1955 file photo.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Quarterbacks have plenty of talent to work with

Matt McIntosh, Anthony Maddie and Drew Hare have been battling throughout fall camp, but NIU coach Rod Carey has yet to name a starter, though he's said all three have been improving.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Hustle Belt

Northern Illinois Huskies 2014 Football Season Preview Podcast

On Episode 27 of Mid- American Hustle, Bryan is joined by our very own NIU Team Manager Norm Miller to take a look at how the Huskies will fare in life after Jordan Lynch .

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Examiner.com

Ex-Illinois wrestler Daryl Thomas new volunteer assistant at Northern Illinois

The former Fighting Illini is now a Huskie, as ex- University of Illinois wrestler Daryl Thomas is now a volunteer assistant coach at Northern Illinois University , the DeKalb-based school announced Thursday .

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