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.
2014 • Played in 13 games with one start. • Started the season opener against Presbyterian (8-28). • Finished the season with 15 tackles, four solo and 11 assists. • Had a career-high eight tackles at Ohio (11-18), including one-half tackle for loss. • Also tallied a 19-yard solo tackle for loss against Kent State (10-4).
2013 • Appeared in 13 games and started one as a redshirt freshman. • Totaled 13 tackles, seven solo stops. • Started his first career game at Iowa (8-31) and made his first two career tackles. • Recorded three tackles and accounted for one-and-a-half sacks at Idaho (9-14). 2012 • Redshirted. • Earned Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors against UT Martin (9-8). High School • Garnered honorable mention all-state honors following his senior season. • Posted 55 tackles and four sacks in 2011 to earn all-conference, all-city and special mention all-area honors. • Ranked No. 28 in the Rivals.com Illinois Postseason Top 30. • Named to the all-conference and all-city teams after registering 40 tackles as a junior. • Invited to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Combine in San Antonio, Texas in 2010. • Named to the ESPNChicago.com Defensive Player of the Year Watchlist before his senior year. • Ranked as the 40th-best prospect in Illinois by ESPN. Personal • Born June 26, 1993, in Chicago, Ill. • Son of Sheila Jones. • Sociology major.
JONES' SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 8, at Ohio, 11-18-14 Sacks: 1.5, at Idaho, 9-14-13 TFL: 1, twice, last at Miami (Ohio), 10-17-15