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Irrelevant-Week.jpgFormer Northern Illinois University quarterback Chandler Harnish enjoyed his "Irrelevant Week" festivities in Newport Beach, Calif. last week. Harnish discussed his time at NIU, being drafted by his hometown Indianapolis Colts and Mr. Irrelevant status in an interview with Charles Davis of the NFL Network.

As part of his trip to California, Harnish enjoyed a day at Disneyland, a parade in his honor, a dinner and a beach party on July 4th.

Steve Nitz of the Daily Chronicle posted this story on Harnish's week in California while Steve Fryer of the Orange County Register, who emceed the event, filed this story.


Diem-Ryan.jpgFormer Northern Illinois University offensive lineman and Indianapolis Colt Ryan Diem announced his retirement from the NFL today. Diem played 11 years (2001-11) all with the Colts. He began his career at right guard before playing right tackle for nine seasons. He returned to right guard this past season. Diem played in two Super Bowls and was a member of the Colt team that won Super Bowl XLI. 


Chad Spann 2.jpgPhillip Wilson of the Indianapolis Star caught up with former Huskie and current Indianapolis Colt, Chad Spann, in this Q&A. The Indianapolis native talked about his time at Northern Illinois and what it means to him to be a part of the running back legacy at NIU. He also mentioned meeting another fellow Huskie, left tackle Ryan Diem, and Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.

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