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.
NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.
2015 • NIU starting defensive end for all 14 games ranked second on the team in tackles for loss with seven. • Made 37 tackles on the year, second among NIU defensive linemen. • Recovered a fumble that led to a Huskie touchdown vs. Ohio. • Recorded his second sack late in the Western Michigan game and tallied his third sack vs. Bowling Green in the MAC Championship game. • Contributed four tackles, a tackle for loss and a pass break-up at Toledo. • Made a season-high seven stops, five solo, with three tackles for loss at Boston College. • Had three stops, two solo, and a quarterback sack versus UNLV. • Graduate student with a 4.0 GPA was named to the Academic All-MAC Team and a MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete. • Earned NFF Hampshire Honor Society recognition. 2014 • Earned his first career action and appeared in all 14 games with one start. • Earned his first career start at NIU in the MAC opener against Kent State (10-4). • Finished the season with 19 total tackles, 10 solo. • Tallied a career-high six tackles in the game at UNLV (9-13). • Also recorded multi-tackle games against Miami (10-18) and at Eastern Michigan (10-25). • Had at least one tackle in 11 games. • Grabbed his first career half-sack at Eastern Michigan (10-25). • Named to the Academic All-MAC Team. 2013 •Did not appear in any games.
2012 •Injured and did not see action in any games.
High School • First team All-State defensive end as a senior. • Finished his high school career with 124 tackles, including 39 total and 24 solo in his final season. • Earned first team all-conference and first team all-area honors following his senior season. • Also a second team all-area choice by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel in 2010. • A first team all-area choice by Lake Country Publications as a junior. • Named second-team all-Waukesha County and first team all-conference by the Waukesha Freeman in 2009. • Made 50 tackles, 31 solo, his junior season. • Tallied 35 stops as a sophomore.
Personal • Born Sept. 26, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wis. • Son of Christopher Clinton and Rosalyn Earl. • Pursuing a master's degree in counseling.
CLINTON-EARL'S SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 7, at Boston College, 9-26-15 Sacks: 1, 3x, last vs. Bowling Green, 12-4-15 Tackle For Loss: 3, at Boston College, 9-26-15 PBU's: 1, at Toledo, 11-3-15