The final chapter of the 2014 Huskies by Position previews on the NIU Quarterback position. Sophomores Drew Hare (O'Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West) and Anthony Maddie (Plainfield, Ill./Aurora Christian) and junior Matt McIntosh (Evansville, Ind./Reitz) are in the race for the starting position.
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.
Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.
2013: Backup quarterback saw action in five games. Completed both of his passing attempts for touchdowns in 2013 Rushed for 44 yards on six carries. Threw a 36-yard touchdown pass versus Eastern Michigan (10-26). Tossed an 18-yard touchdown pass to tight end Tim Semisch at Purdue (9-28).
2012: Appeared in seven games as Jordan Lynch's back-up. Completed seven of his 13 pass attempts for 57 yards and a score. Finished fifth on the team in rushing yards with 92 yards on 25 attempts. Completed a season-long pass of 34 yards against UMass (11-3). Recorded his first completion against Buffalo (10-13) on a 12-yard pass to Juwan Brescacin.
High School: Awarded the title of Indiana's Gatorade Football Player of the Year. All-state choice as a junior and senior. Played in the Indiana North-South High School All-Star game. Honored as the Evansville Courier & Press All-Metro Player of the Year after both his junior and senior campaigns. Three-time first-team all-conference selection and two-time all-area choice. Threw for 5,553 yards on 356-of-559 passing (63.7 percent) with 65 touchdown passes during his prep career. Ran for 3,507 yards on 490 carries (a 7.2-yard average) with 47 rushing TDs during his career. As a senior, threw for 2,202 yards and 29 touchdowns with seven interceptions and added 1,183 yards and 14 scores on the ground. Completed 65 percent of his passes (143-of-220) for 2,258 yards and a 26-5 touchdown to interception mark as a junior. Rushed for 1,473 yards and 19 touchdowns as a junior.
Personal: Born May 17, 1992 in Evansville, Ind. Son of Tim and Lori McIntosh. Business major.
McINTOSH'S CAREER HIGHS
Attempts: 14, vs. Presbyterian, 8-28-14 Completions: 10, vs. Presbyterian, 8-28-14 Passing Yards: 87, vs. Presbyterian, 8-28-14 Rushing Yards: 45, vs. UMass, 11-3-12 Longest Pass: 34, vs. UMass, 11-3-12 Touchdowns: 1, multiple times, last vs. Presbyterian, 8-28-14 Punts: 1, at Northwestern, 9-6-14 Highest Punting Average: 42.0 yrds, at Northwestern, 9-6-14