Northern Illinois

RANK: #97

   

RECORD: 5-7

   

MAC RECORD: 5-3

   
Northern Illinois

TEAM NEWS

2017 Schedule
09/01
BOSTON COLLEGE
 
09/09
EASTERN ILLINOIS
 
09/16
at Nebraska
 
09/30
at San Diego State
 
10/07
KENT STATE
 
10/14
at Buffalo
 
10/21
at Bowling Green
 
10/26
EASTERN MICHIGAN
 
11/02
at Toledo
 
11/09
BALL STATE
 
11/15
WESTERN MICHIGAN
 
11/24
at Central Michigan
 
2016 Results
L
at Wyoming
34-40
L
at South Florida
17-48
L
SAN DIEGO STATE
28-42
L
WESTERN ILLINOIS
23-28
W
at Ball State
31-24
L
at Western Michigan
20-45
L
CENTRAL MICHIGAN
28-34
W
BUFFALO
44-7
W
BOWLING GREEN
45-20
L
TOLEDO
24-31
W
at Eastern Michigan
31-24
W
at Kent State
31-21
No. 19 San Diego State holds off Northern Illinois

No. 19 San Diego State holds off Northern Illinois

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

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

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

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

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 17
Ryan Graham
6-1
212
Jr.
RB 23
Jordan Huff
5-11
224
Sr.
WR 82
Chad Beebe
5-9
182
Sr.
WR 10
D.J. Brown
5-9
181
Jr.
WR 4
Christian Blake*
6-1
181
Sr.
TE 35
Shane Wimann*
6-4
248
Sr.
LT 73
Max Scharping*
6-6
312
Jr.
LG 72
Jordan Steckler*
6-4
311
So.
C 64
Luke Shively*
6-2
286
Jr.
RG 77
Shane Evans
6-4
304
Jr.
RT 56
Ryan Roberts
6-6
297
So.
Defense
DE 43
Sutton Smith
6-0
217
So.
DT 99
Ben LeRoy
6-2
280
So.
NG 90
William Lee*
6-2
301
Sr.
DE 12
Josh Corcoran*
6-3
250
Jr.
LB 7
Jawuan Johnson
5-11
218
Jr.
LB 57
Kyle Pugh
5-11
218
So.
LB 6
Bobby Jones IV*
6-0
220
Sr.
CB 1
Albert Smalls
6-1
202
Jr.
CB 18
Shawun Lurry*
5-8
178
Sr.
SS 24
Trequan Smith*
5-11
180
So.
FS 20
Mycial Allen*
5-11
198
Sr.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 34
Christian Hagan*
6-0
188
Sr.
P 25
Josh Orne
6-0
235
Sr.
*Returning Starters
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
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