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.
2015 • Played the first eight games of the year, serving as NIU’s kick-off specialist. • Booted 30 kick-offs for 3,000 yards. • Averaged 53.3 yards per kick-off. • Tallied three touchbacks. • Made two tackles on the season. • Recorded a solo stop in the season opener against UNLV (9-5). • Had an assisted tackle the next week versus Murray State (9-12).
2014 • Appeared in 11 games, serving as NIU’s primary kickoff specialist. • Led the Huskies with 50 kickoffs for 2,920 yards and a team-high average of 58.4 yards per kickoff. • Recorded 11 touchbacks on the year. • Named Co-NIU Special Teams Player of the Week following the win at Eastern Michigan (10-25), where he averaged 60.8 yards on five kickoffs and had two touchbacks. • Attempted his first career field goal against Presbyterian (8-28). • Made his first career tackle at UNLV (9-13). 2013 • Appeared in one game as a true freshman. • Handled a kickoff at Massachusetts (11-2).
High School • Four-year letterwinner at Kettle Moraine High School. • Totaled 117 tackles and eight interceptions in his career. • Forced three fumbles and recovered five in four seasons. • Posted 35 tackles and six interceptions as a senior. • Recorded 30 stops in his junior season.
Personal • Born Nov. 15, 1994, in Waukesha, Wis. • Son of William and Susan Orne. • Nursing major.
ORNE'S SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 1, three times, last vs. Murray State, 9-12-15 Kickoffs: 9, twice, last vs. Miami, 10-18-14 KO Average: 62.5, vs. Central Michigan, 10-11-14