61   Aidan Conlon
Aidan  Conlon

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Flossmoor, Ill.

High School:
Homewood-Flossmoor

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 305

Position:
OL

Experience:
4L


05/16/2016

NIU 2016 Graduates Include 58 Student-Athletes

Huskies Earn Degrees in 24 Different Majors from Five Colleges

03/24/2016

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes – Mar. 22, 2016

Carey, J. Bouagnon, S. Folliard and Levon Myers discuss NIU’s spring practices

03/11/2016

Former Huskies Shine at NIU Football Pro Day

A dozen football alumns show their wares to NFL Scouts

01/05/2016

NIU Student-Athletes Post Record GPA

Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark

01/05/2016

NIU Student-Athletes Post Record GPA

Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark

09/08/2014

NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.

08/18/2014

SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

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.

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

09/10/2013

Idaho Game

NIU head football coach and select players discuss this week's game at Idaho.

2015
• First Team All-MAC selection at offensive guard.
• Named to the All-MAC second team by Phil Steele.
• He and center Andrew Ness started an NCAA record 56 consecutive games during their careers, dating back to the 2012 season opener vs. Iowa at Soldier Field.
• Never missed a game in his four seasons.
• He and Ness shared NIU Offensive MVP honors.
• One of the most consistent performers on the NIU offense helped lead the way for 190 rushing yards per game and 31 rushing TDs.
• Huskie offense posted two 600-yard games and six games with 500 or more yards of total offense.
• Shared team Offensive Player of the Week honors vs. EMU.
• Also one of NIU’s Offensive Players of the Week versus CMU.

2014

• Started all 14 games at left guard.
• Built his consecutive start streak up to 42 games with a third straight season of starting every game for the Huskies.
• Blocked for a rushing attack that gained 3,488 yards and averaged 5.1 yards per carry.
• Paved the way for three 600-yard rushers: quarterback Drew Hare and tailbacks Cameron Stingily and Joel Bouagnon.
• Guided NIU ball carriers into the end zone on 36 occasions in 2014.
• With the help of Conlon’s steadying presence, te Huskies gave up just 14 sacks all season and only turned the ball over 12 times.
• Led NIU’s offense to over 6,000 yards on the year.
• Conlon and the Huskies also posted at least 300 yards of offense in every game and topped 600 yards in three contests.
• Started in the MAC Championship Game for the third consecutive year, helping the Huskies beat Bowling Green (12-5).
• NIU averaged 31.5 points per game in winning the conference title.
• Named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Week following the Presbyterian (8-28) and Ohio (11-18) games.

2013

• Started all 14 games for the Huskies at right guard.
• Part of a pass protection unit that allowed only 0.79 sacks per game to rank fifth in the nation.
• Named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Week following the Eastern Illinois (9-21) game after helping the Huskies pile up 602 yards of total offense.
• NIU offense posted 519.8 total yards per game which ranked fifth in the country.
• Paved the way for Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch to become the nation's second leading rusher with 1,920 yards.
• Blocked for a Huskie rushing attack that totaled 3,161 yards (297.2/game), the most in NIU history and No. 7 average nationally.
• Led the way for the most prolific scoring offense (39.6 ppg) in school history.
• Part of an NIU offense that topped 550 yards of total offense in seven games.

2012
• Started all 14 games at right guard for the Huskies in 2012.
• Named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Week following the Iowa (9-1) game.
• Helped NIU average 469.6 yards of total offense per game to rank 20th in the country and lead the MAC.
• Part of an offense that gained 400 or more yards in 12 of 14 games in 2012.
• Blocked for a Huskie offense that led the MAC and ranked 12th in the nation in rushing offense with 238.2 yards per game.
• NIU led the conference and ranked 13th nationally in scoring offense with 38.8 points per game.
• The pass protection unit allowed only 1.2 sacks per game, which ranked fourth in the MAC and 21st in the nation.
• Blocked for the conference's leading quarterback in rushing yards, passing efficiency, and total offense.

2011
• Redshirted.
• Named the Defensive Work Team Player of the Week following the Wisconsin (9-17) game.

High School
• Second-team All-State offensive linemen while starting 13 games at guard in 2010.
• Also named to first team all-area squad as a senior.
• Two-time first-team All-Southwest Suburban Blue Conference player as a junior and senior.
• Won honors as top offensive lineman on his team.
• On defense, forced and recovered a fumble.

Personal
• Born Jan. 9, 1993 in Skokie, Ill.
• Son of John and Kathleen Conlon.
• Majoring in industrial management and technology.

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