86   Jacob Brinlee
Jacob Brinlee

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lake Zurich, IL

High School:
Lake Zurich/Fork Union Military Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 183

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L


04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

01/24/2014

Four Huskies Named to Academic All-MAC Football Team

Ware, Sterling, Brinlee and Connors Represent NIU on 2014 Squad

11/20/2013

NIU WINS MAC WEST WITH 35-17 WIN AT TOLEDO

Lynch Totals 363 Yards and Three Scores as Huskies Improve to 11-0

04/13/2013

2013 Northern Illinois Huskies Spring Football

Spring Game Statistics

04/12/2013

NIU Huskies 2013 - Spring Practice Notes

Practice #10

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.

08/21/2013

Juniors Tommylee Lewis and Da'Ron Brown stand as most experienced Huskies at position

Over the next two weeks, NIUHuskies.com will preview every position on the 2013 Northern Illinois football team, continuing today with the wide receivers. In addition, sign up for Huskies All-Access to see a video breakdown of every position with interviews and practice highlights. The video will be available within 24 hours after the article is posted. Wednesday's position group: defensive line.

01/03/2013

Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game

2013: Appeared in all 13 games, starting two...Has six receptions for 76 yards on the season...Made a 27 yard catch at Toledo (11-20)...Hauled in a career-long 33 yard reception against Eastern Michigan (10-26)...Caught a career-high four passes for 16 yards in the opener at Iowa (8-31).

2012: Appeared in eight games for the Huskies as a true freshman. Made two catches and carried the ball three times for 31 yards in 2012. 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 UMass on the kickoff team (11-3)

High School: Set the Lake Zurich High 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, helping the Bears advance to the state title game. Rushed for a record 280 yards on 14 carries against Libertyville. Scored 14 touchdowns during the 2011 season. Scored a school-record 26 touchdowns as a junior, in addition to rushing for 1,683 yards for Lake Zurich. Helped the Bears reach the state semi-finals in 2010.

Personal: Born June 13, 1993, in Joliet, Ill. Son of Jim and Jana Brinlee. Intends to major in mechanical engineering. Enjoys reading.

BRINLEE'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
Catches: 4, at Iowa, 8-31-13
Receiving Yards: 33, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13

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