14   Ezra Saffold
Ezra  Saffold


West Palm Beach, FL

High School:
W.T. Dwyer

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 162




Central Michigan Seeks to Stop NIU Streaks

Huskies Celebrate 108th Homecoming with 4 pm Clash


Postgame Notes

Postgame Notes


Huskies By Position: Everyone Contributes to Special Teams

First Week of Preseason Ends with Two Practices Saturday


NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

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


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.

Played in eight games as a true freshman wide receiver...caught 12 passes for 83 yards on the season...after Chad Beebe went down in the MAC Championship Game against Bowling Green (12-5), Saffold stepped in to the slot receiving position and recorded career high in receptions (6) and receiving yards (35)...had a 24-yard catch against Presbyterian (8-28) in the season opener...also had eight carries for 27 yards in 2014.

High School:

• Garnered first team all-state recognition following his senior season.
• Totaled 129 receptions for 2,433 yards and 34 touchdowns in four seasons with the Panthers.
• Recorded 10 kickoff and punt returns for touchdowns in his career.
• Holds the school single-game record with a 99-yard kickoff return.
• Hauled in 60 passes for 1,183 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2013.
• Gained 120 rushing yards on six carries, scoring twice.
• Returned two kickoffs and two punts for touchdowns in 2013.
• Caught 43 passes for 680 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2012.
• Returned four punts for touchdowns as a junior.
• Posted 340 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries.
• Registered six receiving and four rushing touchdowns as a sophomore.

• Born Dec. 10, 1994, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
• Son of Ezra Saffold and Terretha Smith.
• Undecided on a major.

Saffold's Career Game Highs

Carries: 3, vs. Presbyterian, 8-28-14
1, four times, last vs. Kent State, 10-4-14

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