94   Donovan Gordon
Donovan Gordon

RS Senior

Kansas City, MO

High School:
Raytown South

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 293




Huskie Bowl Press Conference Quotes - April 16, 2014

Carey, Sigler, Tripodi, and several players discuss this weekend's Huskie Bowl


Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.


Huskies Open Spring Football Practice Tuesday

Individual development key to team growth


Huskies By Position: Huskie Defensive Line

Younger players ready to step up and show their wares


2013 Northern Illinois Huskies Spring Football

Spring Game Statistics


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.


Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

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


NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

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


Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game


NIU players visit children at the hospital

Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital

2013: Appeared 12 games, starting six...Recorded 21 total tackles, seven of which were solo stops...Made two tackles in a win against Eastern Illinois (9-21)...Recorded two tackles against Kent St (10-5)...Tallied two stops in a win against Akron (10-12)...Made a season-high six tackles at UMass (11-2)...Registered two tackles at Toledo (11-20)...Tallied four stops against Western Michigan (12-26)... Tallied two stops in the MAC Championship game.

2012: Posted 21 tackles, one sack and 2.5 tackles for loss in 14 games for the Huskies. Made nine tackles in a four-game span from Sept. 15 to Oct. 6. Credited with a career-high four tackles, including his first career sack, against UMass (11-3). Registered three tackles, including a half tackle for loss, against Kansas (9-22). Tied a career high with four stops against Eastern Michigan (11-23). Finished the year with three tackles against Florida State (1-1) in the Orange Bowl. Also recorded three stops at Army (9-15).

2011: Did not see any action in his first season with the program after transferring from Nebraska Omaha. Named the Offensive Work Team Player of the Week following the Western Michigan (10-15) game.

Previous School: Redshirted the 2010 season as a freshman at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Transferred to NIU after UNO dropped its football program.

High School: First team all-state as a senior at Raytown South. Lettered all four years in football and track and was a two-year letterman in wrestling. Led the defensive line in tackles his senior year. Was also an all-metro selection and a first team all-conference pick as a senior and a second team all-state pick as a junior. All-state selection in wrestling. All-conference and all-district as a thrower in track.

Personal: Born March 15, 1991 in Kansas City, Mo. Son of Willis and Monique Authorlee. Electrical and computer engineering major. Admires Warren Sapp and Dwight Freeney.