Only the third time NIU has been featured in a major network telecast during the regular season.
The Black team beat the Cardinal team 21-0 in the 2015 Huskie Bowl.
Match-Up of Conference Champions Takes Place Dec. 23.
NIU faces Bowling Green for the second straight year, hoping to come away with a MAC title.
The NIU Huskies beat Miami of Ohio Saturday 51-41.
Central Michigan handed the NIU Huskies their first loss at home in 28 games.
The NIU Huskie Bowl will be held Saturday at 3:00pm but the competition is different than last year.
SAN DIEGO - The Huskies traded the practice field for the San Diego Zoo
NIU Huskies spend Christmas Eve soaking in Sea World.
Both the Huskies and Aggies hit the practice field at Mesa College in preparation for the Poinsettia Bowl
The Huskies trailed 21-7 before Jordan Lynch and Tommylee Lewis ignited an explosive ground attack. NIU pulled out the 45-35 win.
NIU football opener set at Iowa
Former Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish was selected by the Colt's with the last pick in the NFL Draft.
Mike Dunbar is NIU's new offensive coordinator.
P.J. Fleck has had a change of heart and has resigned from his new job as NIU's offensive coordinator.
Former NIU standout receiver P.J. Fleck is returning to the Huskies to become their offensive coordinator.
NIU Offensive Coordinator Matt Canada has been named the new Offensive Coordinator at Wisconsin.