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 head football coach and select players discuss this week's game at Idaho.
2014: Leads NIU and ranks second in the MAC with seven sacks for minus 45 yards. Also tops on the team in tackles for loss with 9.5. His 48 tackles this year are a career high. Moved up to 10th on NIU career chart for sacks. Recovered a fumble at WMU. Tallied a sack vs. Toledo and added five tackles. Credited with a sack at EMU to go with five tackles, four solo. Had four tackles, one for loss, with two hurries vs. Kent State. Recorded two tackles for loss, a sack and four stops at UNLV. Registered two sacks for 15 yards and six stops at Northwestern. 2013: Saw action in all 14 games at defensive end and recorded 31 tackles. Led NIU and ranked fifth in the MAC in sacks with 6.5. Ended the season with a sack in three-straight games. Fourth on the team in tackles for loss with seven.
2012: Tallied 19 tackles in 13 games for the Huskies. Recorded a season-high four tackles, including three solo stops, at Akron (10-20). Added a forced fumble to his three-tackle performance at Ball State (10-6).
2011: One of only four true freshmen, and the only defensive rookie, to letter in 2011. Earned the team Freshman Defensive Player of the Year honor. Played in all 14 games on special teams and as a reserve defensive end. Tallied 26 tackles, three for a loss, and recovered two fumbles. Posted a season-high six tackles against Cal Poly (9-24).
High School: Twice selected St. Louis Post-Dispatch Defensive Player of the Year. Also named Player of the Year for the Suburban South Conference and was a MaxPreps All-American his final two seasons. Earned all-state honors as a junior and a senior. Had a team-high 177 stops with 13 for loss, 10 sacks and five interceptions as a senior. Made 145 tackles with 99 solo as a junior, in addition to four interceptions. Served as a team captain his final two seasons. Starter at linebacker as a freshman. Kung fu champion.
Personal: Born June 27, 1992 in St. Louis, Mo. Son of Justin and Daizy Meehan. Majoring in business.
MEEHAN'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 6, three times,at Northwestern, 9-6-14 Sacks:2, at Northwestern, 9-6-14