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The NIU Quarterback Carousel….

NIU's offense lines up against Presbyterian's defense on Thursday night (photo take by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports).   Who knew that Jordan Lynch's legacy with the Northern Illinois Huskies would make it so difficult for head coach Rod Carey to choose the teams next quarterback. Matt McIntosh, Drew Hare and Anthony Maddie continue to fight to be the next full-time starting quarterback for NIU Football ...

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The Post Jordan Lynch Era Has Begun At NIU

NIU quarterbacks Matt McIntosh, Anthony Maddie and Drew Hare warm up before the game (photo taken by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports)   DE KALB- The Northern Illinois Huskies began both the 2014 season, and the post Jordan Lynch era, Thursday night with a 55-3 victory over Presbyterian College from the FCS. For weeks everyone was wondering who the starting quarterback would be on opening night. NIU head c ...

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Northern Illinois Still Undecided On Starting Quarterback Position

NIU will open the 2014 season at Huskie Stadium (pictured) against FCS school Presbyterian on August 28th (photo taken by Gabe Salgado/Chi City Sports).   DE KALB- With just 10 days remaining until the opening kick off of the season, the Northern Illinois Huskies are still trying to put things together on the football field. The team has been undergoing some position battles in training camp over the l ...

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Nike Chicago opens up new Jordan Brand experience

https://twitter.com/ChiCitySports23/status/500648095706009600 It's been a busy week for Nike in Chicago as they celebrated basketball and its importance to the city for four days. Part of that celebration was the opening of the new Jordan Brand experience at Nike Chicago. Former Simeon star and current Milwaukee Bucks player Jabari Parker joined Jordan Brand's Larry Miller and ESPN's Michael Wilbon to open ...

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Everett Golson Is Once Again Notre Dame’s Quarterback

  In what probably won't come as a surprise to Notre Dame Fighting Irish football fans, Everett Golson was named the starting quarterback for the 2014 season on Wednesday. Golson spent most of the summer, as well as spring football earlier this year, competing for the starting job against sophomore Malik Zaire. Even though many suspected that head coach Brian Kelly planned on having Golson start under ...

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Fantasy Football 2014: Look at the Chicago Bears

It wasn't long ago that the first Chicago Bear didn't get drafted until the late rounds of a fantasy draft. The Bears just didn't have many playmakers on their offense to produce decent fantasy stats. You might have had guys like Thomas Jones, Rex Grossman, Kyle Orton, or Greg Olsen on your fantasy team but did you really start them? Now the Bears have a few players who will put up big fantasy points this s ...

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Fantasy Rankings Week 2 Preseason

2014 Fantasy Player Rankings: Week 2 Preseason With one full week of preseason over, the rankings moved around quite a bit. We got a chance to see some players, not many have heard of, do some specials things over the weekend. Along with some players that are well known, do some not so great things. Fantasy wise we will get a better look into the players as we head into week two, as the starters should play ...

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Life after Jordan Lynch for Northern Illinois

Can Northern Illinois stay competitive now that Jordan Lynch is no longer their quarterback? With the amount of talent he brought to the team and the leadership he gained over two years as the Huskies starter, it will be a tall task to overcome. Northern has proved in the past that overcoming adversity is a strength for Huskie football. Some wondered if the program could overcome the exit of Chandler Harnis ...

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Can Northern Illinois win the MAC in 2014?

Over the past two season the Northern Illinois Huskies have been the cream of the crop in the MAC Conference. Busting the BCS, the Huskies went up against Florida State in the 2013 Orange Bowl losing 31-10. Last year the Huskies were on the verge of doing the inevitable again in busting the BCS after an undefeated regular season, which included to wins against the Big Ten. They man handled in the MAC Champi ...

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Fantasy Football 2014: Five players that can have a sophomore slump

Some people believe in the sophomore slump while others don't. A sophomore slump can be defined more than one way, just depends on who your talking to. My version of a sophomore slump isn't where a second year player does so bad that you wouldn't even want him on your fantasy football roster. Mine is where the sophomore gets predicted to do better due to his low performance he had in his rookie year, or the ...

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