8   Ladell Fleming
Ladell  Fleming

RS Senior

Chicago, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 236




NIU 2016 Graduates Include 58 Student-Athletes

Huskies Earn Degrees in 24 Different Majors from Five Colleges


NIU Student-Athletes Post Record GPA

Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark


NIU Student-Athletes Post Record GPA

Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark


NIU Student-Athletes Post Record GPA

Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark


Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes – Nov. 5, 2015

Carey, L. Fleming, R. Graham and C. Hagan, discuss NIU’s upcoming game vs. Buffalo


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.


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.

• Played in all 14 games with one start.
• Tallied 5.5 tackles for loss as a reserve pass-rusher.
• Tied for second on the Huskies with 3.0 sacks.
• Finished with 31 total tackles, 18 solo.
• Set a career high with six tackles and had a TFL at Boston College (9-26).
• Awarded with his first career start at defensive end against Ball State (10-10).
• Tallied a career-high two sacks in the win at Miami (10-17).
• Made five tackles with a TFL in the victory at No. 20 Toledo (11-3).
• Tied his career high with six total tackles and added a sack in the MAC Championship Game against Bowling Green (12-4).
• Finished with seven multi-tackle games.


• Appeared in 12 games as a versatile defensive front-seven player.
• Tallied 24 tackles on the season, with 10 solo and 14 assisted.
• Teamed up with Jason Meehan for his first career sack at Northwestern (9-6).
• Also set a career-high with five tackles in that victory at Northwestern (9-6).
• Matched that tally with five stops in the MAC Championship Game triumph over Bowling Green (12-5).
• Had five other multi-tackle games, with four stops at Arkansas (9-20).


• Appeared in nine games as a member of multiple special teams units and as a reserve linebacker.
• Named NIU Special Teams Co-Player of the Week for the Massachusetts (11-2) game.
• Earned Special Teams Player of the Week honors versus Toledo (11-20).
• Recorded his first forced fumble and had a season-best four tackles against the Minutemen.
• Made his first career tackle at Purdue (9-28).

• Redshirted.
• Earned the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honor after the Kansas (9-22) game.
• Named Special Teams Scout Player of the Week following the Army (9-15) contest.

High School
• Led team with 115 tackles, seven sacks and two interceptions to earn all-conference honors.
• Earned first-team all-conference honors as a junior.
• Also a member of Julian's wrestling team, where he won the Chicago City Championship as a sophomore.

• Born Feb. 1, 1994, in Chicago, Ill.
• Son of Benita McBride.
• Communications and media studies major.

6, twice, last vs. BGSU, MAC Champ. Game, 12-4-15
Sacks: 2.0, vs. Miami (Ohio), 10-17-15
Tackles For Loss: 2.0, vs. Miami (Ohio), 10-17-15
Forced Fumbles: 1, twice, last vs. Miami (Ohio), 10-17-15

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