The final chapter of the 2014 Huskies by Position previews on the NIU Quarterback position. Sophomores Drew Hare (O'Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West) and Anthony Maddie (Plainfield, Ill./Aurora Christian) and junior Matt McIntosh (Evansville, Ind./Reitz) are in the race for the starting position.
It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.
Huskies football versus the Miami of Ohio Redhawks on October, 18, 2014
2014: Played in nine games as a reserve sophomore quarterback...utilized as a change-of-pace signal caller for the NIU offense...completed 20-of-33 passes for the season for 227 yards...rushed for 201 yards on 44 attempts with a rushing touchdown against Miami (10-18)...threw for 105 yards on 7-for-10 passing against Kent State (10-4)...had a best 51 rushing yards in the season opener against Presbyterian (8-28)...NIU went 8-1 in games where Maddie played.
2013: Did not play due to NCAA transfer rules. Named Offensive Scout Player of the Week for the Akron (10-12) game and the Ball State (11-13) game.
Prior to NIU: Redshirted as a true freshman at Western Michigan.
High School: Earned all-state honors following the 2011 season. Passed for 3,799 yards and 52 touchdowns in 2011, while rushing for 1,117 yards and 18 scores on the ground. Earned conference and state title game MVP honors. Responsible for 33 touchdowns as a junior. Guided team to state title in 2009.
Personal: Born Oct. 11, 1993, in Joliet, Ill. Son of Joe and Angela Maddie. Pursuing a major in journalism.
Maddie's Career Game High's
Carries: 7, at Arkansas ,9-20-14 Passing Yards: 105, vs. Kent State, 10-4-14 Rushing Yards: 51, vs. Presbyterian, 8-28-14 Passing Attempts: 10, vs. Kent State, 10-4-14