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TURNER AMONG LEAGUE'S BEST

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Michael Turner-1.jpgThe NFL Network is doing a 10-part series revealing The Top 100 Players of 2011 as determined by the players themselves. Former Northern Illinois running back Michael Turner made the list at No. 42. Former Chicago Bear and current Texans defensive end Adewale Ogunleye explains why Turner is one of the best players in the game today in this video.

Doeren's Aiming For A BCS Bowl

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During the signing day press conference Wednesday, first-year head football coach Dave Doeren established that one of his goals is for NIU to reach a BCS bowl game.  He wants the Huskies to reach and maintain the same status that TCU and Boise State have achieved recently.  The Daily Chronicle's Ryan Wood caught up with Doeren on signing day to talk more about his vision for the Huskie football program.  Click here to read today's story.

Photos of the Huskies in Boise

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Courtesy of NIU Media Services' Scott Walstrom, the Rockford Register Star put together a photo gallery of the Huskies in Boise, Idaho, at the Humanitarian Bowl.  Click here to take a look at what the team has been doing before they hit the field on final time this season on Saturday.

Media Reaction to New Football Coach Dave Doeren

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Doeren and Media.jpegYesterday's announcement of and press conference for new NIU football head coach Dave Doeren got the media talking.  Take a look at what they have said over the past 24 hours:

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Chicago Sun-Times A.P. story

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Huskie Bowl Swag

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Interested to know what type of gifts will be handed out by many of the bowls around the country?  You need to look no further.  The Huskies and Bulldogs will each receive quite a nice package of goodies, which includes a Sony gift suite, New Era skull cap, waterproof breathable parka, winter gloves, hand warmers, Ogio fugitive backpack and Big Game souvenir football.  Click here to see what other bowls are handing out.
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