7   Desroy Maxwell
Desroy  Maxwell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Evanston, Ill.

High School:
Amundsen

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255

Position:
TE

Experience:
4L


03/11/2016

Former Huskies Shine at NIU Football Pro Day

A dozen football alumns show their wares to NFL Scouts

10/10/2015

Huskie Offense Explodes in Victory Over Ball State

NIU records 636 yards of total offense in 59-41 win

09/12/2015

Huskies Race Past Murray State

Drew Hare throws for 358 yards and four touchdowns in the win

09/05/2015

Second Half Surge Leads Huskies Past UNLV

Hare, Golladay, Bouagnon Spur NIU Offense

08/15/2015

Run Game on Display in Huskies' Scrimmage

NIU Works for Two-Plus Hours in Extended Live Action

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.

09/01/2013

NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

2015
• Caught a career-best 20 passes for 221 yards as a senior and rushed twice for eight yards.
• Ranked fifth on the team in catches and yards playing in all 14 games.
• Excellent blocker with at least one catch in 10 games as a senior.
• Excelled in the MAC Championship Game vs. Bowling Green with three receptions for a career-high 68 yards and his third touchdown of the season.
• Also had a career-long 32-yard catch at Ford Field.
• Caught a career-high four passes for 42 yards and ran twice for eight yards vs. UNLV with a 16-yard TD reception.
• Made two catches in games vs. Ohio, Eastern Michigan and Miami.
• Open for a 13-yard score vs. Ball State.
• Had three grabs for 23 yards vs. Murray State.
• Helped lead the way for Joel Bouagnon’s 1,285 yard rushing season and the team’s 31 rushing scores.

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: 68, vs. Bowling Green, 12-4-15
Carries: 2, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15
Rushing Yards: 8, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15

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