86   Jacob Brinlee
Jacob Brinlee

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lake Zurich, IL

High School:
Lake Zurich/Fork Union Military Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

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

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.

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.

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

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