11   Juwan Brescacin
Juwan  Brescacin

RS Senior

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Culver (Ind.) Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230




Former Huskies Shine at NIU Football Pro Day

A dozen football alumns show their wares to NFL Scouts


Huskies Fall to Ohio in Regular Season Finale

NIU unable to overcome 20-7 halftime deficit


NIU-Ohio Postgame Quotes

Postgame press conference from NIU-Ohio postgame


Huskies' Fourth Quarter Comeback Seals Win over WMU

Jordan Huff rushes for 159 yards on eight carries as NIU wins its sixth-straight


Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes – Oct. 29, 2015

Carey, J. Brescacin, J. Huff, and B. Mays, discuss NIU’s upcoming game at Toledo


NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.


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.


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.


Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.


NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

• Veteran receiver finished fourth on the team with 24 receptions for 298 yards and one touchdown.
• Caught multiple passes in seven games, including each of the last four.
• Pulled in four catches for 66 yards vs. Murray State.
• Made a season-best six catches for 114 yards vs. Ohio with a season-long 62-yard catch.
• Opened the scoring versus Eastern Michigan with a four-yard TD grab.
• Earned the Fran Cahill Award, given to Huskie receiver who displays leadership, competitive spirit, hard work and loyalty.

• Played in 13 games with 12 starts.
• Tied for the team lead with six receiving touchdowns.
• Finished second among NIU pass catchers in receiving yards (445) and was third in receptions (31) in 2014.
• Caught at least one pass in 11 games, with multiple receptions in eight contests.
• Had a season-high seven catches for 83 yards and a touchdown in the MAC Championship Game victory over Bowling Green (12-5), including an incredible one-handed sideline grab that was a SportsCenter Top 10 play on ESPN.
• Tallied a season-high 116 receiving yards against Kent State (10-4), his second career 100-yard receiving game.
• Registered first career multi-touchdown game versus Central Michigan (10-11) with scoring receptions of 20 and 14 yards.
• Hauled in a touchdown in the season opener against Presbyterian (8-28), extending his scoring streak to four games.
• Finished the season by opening the scoring in the Boca Raton Bowl against Marshall (12-23) with a 19-yard touchdown catch and run.


• Appeared in 14 games, starting seven.
• Third on the team in receptions and receiving yards with 33 catches for 499 yards.
• Fourth on the team in yards per catch (15.1) and second in touchdowns (6).
• Led the Huskies with six catches for 71 yards and a touchdown in the MAC Championship game against Bowling Green (12-6).
• Paced NIU with career-highs in catches (8) and receiving yards (121) at Toledo (11-20).
• Hauled in a career-long 66-yard TD pass at Massachusetts (11-2).

• Appeared in nine games and caught 11 passes for 223 yards.
• Averaged 20.3 yards per catch to rank third on the team.
• Recorded four receptions of 25 yards or more, including a career-long 44-yard grab against Massachusetts (11-3).
• Set season highs in receptions and yards against the Minutemen with four catches for 82 yards.
• Recorded a pair of 30-plus yard catches at Akron (10-20) to set up two NIU field goals.
• First career catch went for a 12-yard gain against Buffalo (10-13).

• Redshirted.
• Named Defensive Work Team Player of the Week following the Toledo (11-1) game.

High School
• Two-time varsity letterwinner in both football and basketball.
• Named to all-area and all-state teams following his senior campaign.
• Holds school record for most TD catches in a game with three.
• Set season records for receiving yards (697), receptions (44), and touchdown catches (12).
• Broke three school career records in just two seasons, including receiving yards (1,314), catches (70), and touchdown catches (19).
• Earned a place on the 2011 Grange North All-Star team.

• Born Jan. 10, 1993 in Mississauga, Ontario.
• Son of Justin and Diana Brescacin.
• Journalism major.

Catches: 8, at Toledo, 11-20-13
Receiving Yards: 121, at Toledo, 11-20-13
Long Reception: 66, at UMass, 11-2-13
Receiving Touchdowns: 2, vs. Central Michigan, 10-11-14

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