7   Desroy Maxwell
Desroy  Maxwell


Evanston, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255




Former Huskies Shine at NIU Football Pro Day

A dozen football alumns show their wares to NFL Scouts


Huskie Offense Explodes in Victory Over Ball State

NIU records 636 yards of total offense in 59-41 win


Huskies Race Past Murray State

Drew Hare throws for 358 yards and four touchdowns in the win


Second Half Surge Leads Huskies Past UNLV

Hare, Golladay, Bouagnon Spur NIU Offense


Run Game on Display in Huskies' Scrimmage

NIU Works for Two-Plus Hours in Extended Live Action


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.

• Caught a career-best 20 passes for 221 yards as a senior and rushed twice for eight yards.
• Ranked fifth on the team in catches and yards playing in all 14 games.
• Excellent blocker with at least one catch in 10 games as a senior.
• Excelled in the MAC Championship Game vs. Bowling Green with three receptions for a career-high 68 yards and his third touchdown of the season.
• Also had a career-long 32-yard catch at Ford Field.
• Caught a career-high four passes for 42 yards and ran twice for eight yards vs. UNLV with a 16-yard TD reception.
• Made two catches in games vs. Ohio, Eastern Michigan and Miami.
• Open for a 13-yard score vs. Ball State.
• Had three grabs for 23 yards vs. Murray State.
• Helped lead the way for Joel Bouagnon’s 1,285 yard rushing season and the team’s 31 rushing scores.

• Appeared in all 14 games, earning seven starts at tight end.
• Finished the season with nine receptions for 90 yards, all coming versus MAC opponents.
• Was sixth on NIU in receiving yards.
• Had three-straight multi-catch games: versus Kent State (10-4), Central Michigan (10-11) and Miami (10-18).
• Also made receptions at Ball State (11-5), Ohio (11-18) and Western Michigan (11-28).
• Key blocker for an NIU rushing attack that amassed 3,488 yards and scored 38 touchdowns on the ground in 2014.


• Saw action in 13 games and started five.
• Sixth on the team in receptions with 11 for 113 yards.
• Scored his first career touchdown on a 25-yard catch against Akron (10-12).
• Set career highs with two receptions for 27 yards at Purdue (9-28).
• Caught a pair of passes for 23 yards versus Utah State (12-26).
• Ran for 10 yards and a first down on a fake punt against the Aggies.

• Appeared in 12 games at tight end for the Huskies, with two starts as a true freshman.
• Primarily used as a blocker.
• Ran 35 yards on a fake punt in the Orange Bowl against Florida State (1-1).
• Contributed to a Huskie offense that led the MAC and ranked 12th in the nation in rushing offense with 238.2 yards per game.

High School
• Earned all-conference and all-city honors following his senior season.
• Tallied 160 receptions for 2,720 yards and 31 touchdowns in three seasons.
• Recorded 59 receptions for 1,289 yards in 2011.
• Caught 50 passes for 793 yards as a junior and snagged 32 receptions for 438 yards his sophomore year.
• Ranked as the 35th-best prospect in Illinois by ESPN.

• Born May 30, 1993 in Jamaica.
• Son of Radcliff Maxwell and Nadine Wilson.
• Sociology major.


 4, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15
Receiving Yards: 68, vs. Bowling Green, 12-4-15
Carries: 2, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15
Rushing Yards: 8, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15

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