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 all 14 games and started two. Caught six passes for 76 yards. Recorded a 27-yard reception at Toledo (11-20). Hauled in a career-long 33-yard pass versus Eastern Michigan (10-26). Caught a career-high four passes for 16 yards at Iowa (8-31). Named to the Academic All-MAC Team by league faculty reps.
2012 Appeared in eight games as a true freshman. Made two catches and carried the ball three times for 31 yards. Scored on an 11-yard run in NIU's 49-7 victory at Eastern Michigan (11-23). Played a key role on several special teams units for the Huskies Recorded a tackle versus Massachusetts (11-3) on the kickoff team.
High School Set the school record with 3,509 career rushing yards. Earned all-conference, all-area and all-state recognition following his junior and senior seasons. Posted a single-season record in rushing yards (1,703) as a senior. Rushed for a record 280 yards on 14 carries against Libertyville. Scored 14 touchdowns as a senior in 2011. Scored a school-record 26 touchdowns as a junior, in addition to rushing for 1,683 yards.
Personal Born June 13, 1993, in Joliet, Ill. Son of Jim and Jana Brinlee. Majoring in mechanical engineering.
BRINLEE'S CAREER GAME HIGHS Catches: 4, at Iowa, 8-31-13 Receiving Yards: 33, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13