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.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman. Earned the Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Week award following the Kansas (9-22), Ball State (10-6) and Toledo (11-14) games. Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week after the Eastern Michigan (11-23) contest.
High School: A first team all-state selection and the South Central Conference Player of the Year in 2011 after leading Wautoma to an 8-3 record and the Division 4 playoffs. Recorded 3,194 yards of total offense (1,731 passing, 1,257 rushing, 206 receiving) as a senior while scoring 41 touchdowns (22,7,2). Earned 2010 South Central Conference Player of the Year honors after passing for 2,076 yards, rushing for 571, and scoring 36 TDs. Accounted for 7,186 yards of total offense and 91 touchdowns over his three-year varsity career. Ranked as the top quarterback in Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Sports Network. Named to ESPNHS' 2011 All-Wisconsin preseason team.
Personal: Born Oct. 5, 1993, in Neenah, Wis. Son of John and Tanya Eagan. Grandfather played football at Illinois and Ohio State. Plans to major in physical education. Enjoys fishing and hunting.