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 ranks third on the team in tackles for loss with six. Has made 31 tackles on the year, second among NIU defensive linemen. Recovered a fumble that led to a Huskie TD vs. Ohio. Recorded his second sack late in WMU game. Contributed four tackles, a tackle for loss and a pass break-up at Toledo. Tallied four tackles vs. EMU. 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. Credited with two solo stops at Central Michigan and at Buffalo, and three versus Ball State. 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, twice, last vs. Western Michigan, 11-18-15 Tackle For Loss: 3, at Boston College, 9-26-15 PBU's: 1, at Toledo, 11-3-15