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10 min ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Utes, Northern Illinois will play home-and-home in 2018-19

The third of four announcements in NIU's #SchedulePalooza marketing campaign - San Diego State was the other - Utah is the only team thus far from in a Power 5 conference.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Northwestern University

Northwestern Adds Joe Julkowski as Assistant Coach

With the first match of the 2014 season just a month away, Northwestern head volleyball coach Keylor Chan has announced the addition of Joe Julkowski as an assistant coach for the Wildcats.

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Vanquish The Foe

BYU Football: Cougars schedule home-and-home with Northern Illinois

After a day filled with speculation, it was announced today that BYU and Northern Illinois have scheduled a home-and-home series.

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Hustle Belt

Top MAC Football Players of 2014: No. 26 Marlon Moore, Northern Illinois Safety

Marlon Moore , a 5-foot-9 junior defensive back, had been overshadowed by ex-Huskie Jimmie Ward for the past two seasons.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hustle Belt

2015 Northern Illinois Football Recruiting: RB Marcus Jones Commits To Huskies

When it comes to the 2015 recruiting classes, no MAC class is as eclectic as NIU's is so far.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rant Sports

First Round Draft Pick Jimmie Ward Is Natural Ballhawk For San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers drafted strong safety Jimmie Ward out of Northern Illinois University this past May. However, Ward most likely won't be playing safety this season for the 49ers.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hustle Belt

Top Mac Football Players Of 2014: No. 30 Da'Ron Brown, Northern Illinois WR

In football, speed kills. Last year, Da'Ron Brown proved lethal. The Northern Illinois Huskies junior led the team in receiving yards , touchdowns , and average yards per catch *.

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SFGate

49ers' 1st-rounder Jimmie Ward impresses in early practices

San Francisco 49ers' Jimmie Ward works on coverage during an NFL football training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ESPN

Schedule analysis: Northwestern

Opening weekend in college football is just five weeks away. Yay. We're we're peeking ahead and breaking down every Big Ten team's 2014 schedule to get you even more geeked up.

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Hustle Belt

Top MAC Football Players Of 2014: No. 31 Cameron Stingily

That is a question that many people have been asking themselves lately with the graduation of the Huskies' best quarterback in their history.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Herald

Cutler knows he can trust O-line

No position group values continuity more than the offensive line, where the goal is for five players to function in sync.

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Inside Bay Area

49ers rookie Jimmie Ward gets a pick on first day of practice

Rookie defensive back Jimmie Ward had a day to remember on his first training camp practice with the 49ers, though he admitted he still has plenty to learn.

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do not Buy this 2012 Northern Illinois Commemorative Shirt

So at HerkysLockerRoom.com, which is the official team store of the Iowa Hawkeyes , they have shirts for you to buy.

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BleacherReport

Projecting College Football QBs Who'll Make a Name for Themselves This Fall

At this time last year, Bryce Petty was barely known outside of Waco, Texas, and two years before that, we didn't know the first thing about a redshirt freshman named Johnny Manziel.

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MSNBC

Bowling Green picked to repeat as MAC champions

The Bowling Green Falcons have been picked to repeat as MAC champions, but Terry Bowden 's Akron Zips could be a program on the rise.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Ex-Huskie builds for future at WMU

DETROIT – P.J. Fleck's first season as a collegiate head coach wasn't anything to write home about, as his Western Michigan Broncos struggled to a 1-11 record in an injury-riddled year.

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Daily Chronicle

Schiller gets another NFL shot in St. Louis

Pat Schiller tabled some of the accelerated football jargon on reserve in his brain upon joining his alma mater as an assistant coach last season.

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The Advocate

Babers looks to speed it up at BG this season

Bowling Green coach Dino Babers feels the need for speed. The Falcons' first-year leader -- one of the hottest offensive innovators in college football -- is a movie buff, someone who likes to quote lines from cinematic gems such as "Top Gun" and "Star Wars."

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USA Today

Babers brings speed-oriented offense to MAC favorite Bowling Green

Babers brings speed-oriented offense to MAC favorite Bowling Green Bowling Green coach Dino Babers feels the need for speed.

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ESPN

Rams tweak roster before camp

The St. Louis Rams don't officially begin training camp until Friday, but they took care of a little housekeeping before the veterans join the rookies and they get down to business.

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