5   Jhony Faustin
Jhony Faustin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naples, FL

High School:
Lely

Last College:
Ellsworth CC

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 174

Position:
CB

Experience:
1L


03/07/2014

Ward, Lynch Draw Crowd at NIU Pro Day

30 NFL Teams On Hand as Seven Huskies Work Out

03/05/2014

NIU Football Pro Day Set for Friday

Huskie NFL Hopefuls Will Work Out at Chessick Practice Center

11/18/2013

No. 16 NIU On the Road at Toledo Wednesday Night

Huskies Look to Go 11-0 For First Time

10/29/2013

No. 17 NIU Heads East for Sixth Road Test

Huskies Meet UMass in Gillette Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday

10/22/2013

No. 18 Huskies Home Saturday Versus Eastern Michigan

NIU's Huskie Stadium, MAC Win Streaks on the Line

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.

01/03/2013

Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game

12/30/2012

NIU players visit children at the hospital

Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital

Made 129 tackles in three seasons at NIU despite battling injuries his last two years. Broke up 13 passes and intercepted three.

2013: Played in every game and started five at cornerback. Started versus Akron and (10-12) and made four consecutive starts beginning versus Eastern Michigan (10-26). Made 36 tackles, with 26 solo. Broke up five passes and intercepted one, the third of his career. Had three stops in the season opener at Iowa (8-31). Recorded four tackles at Idaho (9-14). Made a season-high five tackles, four solo, versus Eastern Illinois (9-21). Broke up a pass and made three stops at Kent State (10-5). Intercepted a pass, recovered a fumble, and made four tackles against Central Michigan (10-19). Tied his season-high with five tackles, all solos, and broke up a pass against Eastern Michigan (10-26). Registered four tackles in NIU's win over Ball State (11-13). Recorded a single tackle in the Poinsettia Bowl versus Utah State (12-26).

2012: Saw action in 10 games for the Huskies, including one start at Army (9-15). Tallied 23 tackles, 16 solo stops. Recorded a season-high eight tackles at Western Michigan (10-27). Made three stops, all solo, in the season opener versus Iowa (9-1) and against Central Michigan (9-29). Forced a fumble and made two solo tackles against UT-Martin. Accounted for five stops at Army (9-15). Recovered a fumble against Buffalo (10-13) on the game's final play to keep the Bulls out of the endzone. Came back from a serious spring injury that sidelined him for months.

2011: Played in every game with 10 starts at cornerback in his first season with NIU. Finished fifth on the team with 70 tackles and his 47 solo stops ranked third on the team. Picked off two passes, the second-highest total on the team. Intercepted a pass to set up an NIU touchdown against Arkansas State (1-8). Added seven solo tackles in the bowl win. Led NIU with a career-high nine tackles, six solo, and recorded his first career interception in the MAC Championship game versus Ohio (12-2). Contributed eight tackles versus Eastern Michigan (11-25). Led the NIU defense with seven tackles and a pass breakup at Bowling Green (11-8). Posted six tackles at Toledo (11-1) with a tackle for loss. Made his first career start at Buffalo (10-22) and finished with six tackles. Tallied eight stops and broke up a pass against Western Michigan (10-15). Recorded seven tackles against Cal Poly (9-24).

Junior College: Played one season at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa. Made 55 tackles, 35 solo, in 15 games for ECC. Broke up 14 passes, intercepted two and blocked a pair of kicks in 2010. Also forced a fumble for the 12-3 Panthers.

High School: Naples Daily News Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at Lely High School in 2009. Earned third team Class 3A All-State honors as selected by Florida sportswriters. First team All-Collier County selection. Three-time all-conference selection and was named all-area following his junior and senior years. Made 34 tackles, intercepted three passes and scored a pair of special teams touchdowns as a senior. Broke up seven passes and recovered two fumbles. Against rival Naples High, intercepted a pass, returned a blocked field goal to set up a score and had a 96-yard kickoff return. Also played basketball and ran track at Lely.

Personal: Born Oct. 22, 1991 in Haiti. Son of Fortilis Faustin. General studies major in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Admires his older brother, Fortin Faustin.

FAUSTIN'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 9, vs. Ohio (MAC Championship Game) 12-2-11
Interceptions: 1, twice, last vs Arkansas State (GoDaddy.com Bowl) 1-8-12

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