94   Donovan Gordon
Donovan Gordon

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, MO

High School:
Raytown South

Last College:
Nebraska-Omaha

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 293

Position:
DT

Experience:
2L


09/16/2014

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Sept. 16, 2014

Carey, Eakes, Gordon, Mays, and Stingily discuss NIU's upcoming game vs. Arkansas

08/07/2014

Huskies By Position: Vacancies on the Defensive Line Nothing New to NIU

Diersen looks to rebuild defensive line for second straight year

04/16/2014

Huskie Bowl Press Conference Quotes - April 16, 2014

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

04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

03/17/2014

Huskies Open Spring Football Practice Tuesday

Individual development key to team growth

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.

2013
• Appeared in 13 games and started six as part of the defensive line rotation.
• Recorded 23 total tackles, seven solo.
• Made a season-high six tackles at Massachusetts (11-2).
• Recorded two tackles and a half tackle for loss against Utah State (12-6).

2012
• Posted 21 tackles, one sack and 2.5 tackles for loss in 14 games.
• Made nine tackles in a four-game span from Sept. 15 to Oct. 6.
• Credited with a season-high four tackles, including his first career sack, against Massachusetts (11-3).
• Tied his season high with four stops against Eastern Michigan (11-23).
• Finished the year with three tackles against Florida State (1-1) in the Orange Bowl.

2011
• Saw action against Western Michigan (10-27).
• Named the Offensive Work Team Player of the Week following the Western Michigan (10-15) game.

Prior to NIU
• 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.
• Lettered four years in football and track and two years 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.

GORDON'S CAREER GAME HIGHS

Tackles: 6, at Massachusetts, 11-2-13
Sacks: 1, at Massachusetts, 11-2-13

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