The final chapter of the 2014 Huskies by Position previews on the NIU Quarterback position. Sophomores Drew Hare (O'Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West) and Anthony Maddie (Plainfield, Ill./Aurora Christian) and junior Matt McIntosh (Evansville, Ind./Reitz) are in the race for the starting position.
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.
NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.
2013 Appeared in three games as the Huskies' third-string quarterback. Finished the year five-of-nine passing for 153 yards and two touchdowns. Rushed five times for 68 yards and a touchdown. Completed his first touchdown pass versus Eastern Michigan (10-26) to Ricky Connors from 11 yards out. Went three-for-five for 55 yards and a touchdown in the game. Played in his first career game versus Purdue (9-28). Completed two-of-four passes for 98 yards at Massachusetts (11-2) Threw the team's longest touchdown pass of the season with an 81-yard completion to Chad Beebe at UMass. 2012 Redshirted.
High School Named to the Missouri Sports Writers Association All-State and St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro teams after accounting for 3,317 yards of total offense (2,677 passing, 640 rushing) and scoring 31 touchdowns in 2011. Earned Gateway Athletic Conference South Division Player of the Year and first team all-conference honors as a senior. Completed 72.3 percent of his passes (198-of-274) in 2011 with 26 touchdown passes and eight interceptions. Named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Super 30 list of 2012 recruits as the No. 13 prospect. Named second team All-Metro by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 2010. Completed 65 percent of his passes (274-of-421) for 3,201 yards with 24 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, and rushed for 1,071 yards and 12 scores as a junior. One of 10 2011 Super Juniors by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Holds the Missouri state record for career completion percentage (68 percent). Personal Born Aug. 1, 1993, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Son of Andy and Kim Hare. Father played football at Minnesota. Majoring in business administration.
HARE'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
Attempts:5, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13 Completions:3, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13 Passing Yards:98, at Massachusetts, 11-2-13 Rushing Yards:52, at Massachusetts, 11-2-13 Longest Pass Completion:81, at Massachusetts, 11-2-13