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NIU News: Huskies get ready for MAC play vs Kent State

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Northern Illinois Huskies news and notes for Thursday, October 3rd.

Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

My favorite news article so far this week has to be the tribune on how NIU is "just as good as LSU", Kent State's last opponent. Thank you for the compliment. We'll have full previews tomorrow for Saturday's game vs the Golden Flashes. Here is today's news for the NIU Huskies:

Huskie Wire | 5-year-old battling leukemia interacts with NIU football team

Huskie Wire | NIU football notes: Da'Ron Brown emerging as wideout

Huskie Wire | Jacobs: Former walk-on Santacaterina in the mix on NIU football

Football putting record behind for Golden Flashes - Northern Star Online: News
DeKalb | What football has done doesn’t mean anything to the Huskies as they have their eyes strictly focused on conference play.


Kent State University Athletics - Flashes Host Homecoming Gold Out with Northern Illinois Saturday

Huskie Wire | NIU football heads to conference rival Kent State

Huskie Wire | NIU football notes: Huskies turn their attention to conference play

Football's dog bone collection growing - Northern Star Online: News
DeKalb | Going into this season, football had 11 dog bones on the wall in its locker room at the Yordon Center.

Football defense focused on the big picture - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | Statistically, the Huskies’ (4-0) defense has been one of the worst yet one of the best units in the Mid-American Conference and the NCAA.

NIU Opens MAC Play at Kent State - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Oct. 1, 2013 - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Huskie Wire | News conference notes: Huskies ready for MAC season

Huskie Wire | Analysis: NIU football successful on play-action passes

Football starting to have advantage over Big 10 teams - Northern Star Online: Sports
Going forward, Big Ten teams may want to think twice before they go out and schedule the Huskies as an opponent. The days of bringing the Huskies into a Big Ten stadium for an easy win over a mid-major program are in the past.

Lynch building off successful 2012 - Northern Star Online: Sports
After an historic season in which Jordan Lynch finished seventh in Heisman voting and led the football team to the Orange Bowl, the quarterback has continued to improve.

Huskie Wire | Jacobson: Frazier watches historic win up close

NIU-Kent State Football Game to Air Live in Rockford - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site