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 Excellent blocker has at least one catch in eight games after making a pair of grabs for 15 yards vs. Ohio. Caught a career-best 16 passes for 145 yards as a senior. Had two catches vs. Eastern Michigan. Fifth on the team in catches. Made two grabs for 27 yards at Miami with a season and career-long 25-yarder. Open for a 13-yard score vs. Ball State. Caught a career-high four passes for 42 yards and ran twice for eight yards vs. UNLV. Scored on a 16-yard reception. Had three grabs for 23 yards vs. Murray State. Tight ends key NIU’s running attack which is averaging 213 yards per game.
2014 • Appeared in all 14 games, earning seven starts at tight end. • Finished the season with nine receptions for 90 yards, all coming versus MAC opponents. • Was sixth on NIU in receiving yards. • Had three-straight multi-catch games: versus Kent State (10-4), Central Michigan (10-11) and Miami (10-18). • Also made receptions at Ball State (11-5), Ohio (11-18) and Western Michigan (11-28). • Key blocker for an NIU rushing attack that amassed 3,488 yards and scored 38 touchdowns on the ground in 2014.
2013 • Saw action in 13 games and started five. • Sixth on the team in receptions with 11 for 113 yards. • Scored his first career touchdown on a 25-yard catch against Akron (10-12). • Set career highs with two receptions for 27 yards at Purdue (9-28). • Caught a pair of passes for 23 yards versus Utah State (12-26). • Ran for 10 yards and a first down on a fake punt against the Aggies.
2012 • Appeared in 12 games at tight end for the Huskies, with two starts as a true freshman. • Primarily used as a blocker. • Ran 35 yards on a fake punt in the Orange Bowl against Florida State (1-1). • Contributed to a Huskie offense that led the MAC and ranked 12th in the nation in rushing offense with 238.2 yards per game.
High School • Earned all-conference and all-city honors following his senior season. • Tallied 160 receptions for 2,720 yards and 31 touchdowns in three seasons. • Recorded 59 receptions for 1,289 yards in 2011. • Caught 50 passes for 793 yards as a junior and snagged 32 receptions for 438 yards his sophomore year. • Ranked as the 35th-best prospect in Illinois by ESPN.
Personal • Born May 30, 1993 in Jamaica. • Son of Radcliff Maxwell and Nadine Wilson. • Sociology major.
MAXWELL'S SINGLE GAME CAREER GAME HIGHS Catches: 4, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15 Receiving Yards: 42, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15 Carries: 2, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15 Rushing Yards: 8, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15