55   Andrew Ness
Andrew Ness

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
O'Fallon, MO

High School:
Christian Brothers College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 298

Position:
OL

Experience:
2L


04/16/2014

Huskie Bowl Press Conference Quotes - April 16, 2014

Carey, Sigler, Tripodi, and several players discuss this weekend's Huskie Bowl

04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

12/20/2013

San Diego Bound: NIU 2013 SDCCU Poinsettia Bowl Guide

Huskies Look for Record 13th Win Dec. 26 vs. Utah State

11/18/2013

No. 16 NIU On the Road at Toledo Wednesday Night

Huskies Look to Go 11-0 For First Time

10/29/2013

No. 17 NIU Heads East for Sixth Road Test

Huskies Meet UMass in Gillette Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday

10/22/2013

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.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

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

09/01/2013

NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

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

01/03/2013

Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game

12/30/2012

NIU players visit children at the hospital

Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital

2012: Started all 14 games at center for the Huskies in 2012. Named Co-Linemen of the Week in a win over Akron (10-20). Helped NIU average 469.6 yards of total offense per game to rank 20th in the country and first in the MAC. The NIU offense gained 400 or more yards in 12 of 14 games during the 2012 season. Responsible for the majority of the snaps to Heisman Trophy candidate Jordan Lynch. NIU led the MAC and ranked 12th in the nation in rushing offense with 238.2 yards per game. The Huskies scored 38.8 points per game to rank 13th nationally in scoring offense with a staggering 38.8 points per game. Centered a pass protection unit that allowed only 1.2 sacks per game. Paved the way for Northern's season-high 622 yards of total offense against Central Michigan (9-29). Allowed NIU's offense to pile up 73 plays of 25 yards or longer.

2011: Redshirted. Earned the Defensive Work Team Player of the Week award against Kansas (9-10) and Ball State (11-15).

High School: First-team all-state choice by the Missouri Football Coaches Association and Missouri Sportswriters Association. Was also an all-area choice by Missouri High School SportsNet and a second team selection by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Earned first-team all-conference honors his junior and senior seasons and was an honorable mention choice as a sophomore. Began the season as the center on Catholic High Schools' Preseason All-America team. Helped Christian Brothers to a 10-2 record, and the Class 6A Metro Catholic Conference Championship. The Cadets also won the district title his junior and senior years. Three-time varsity letterwinner served as team captain as a senior.

Personal: Born May 25, 1993 in Lake St. Louis, Mo. Son of David and Barbara Ness. Mother, Barbara, was a four-year starter for Central Missouri State's women's basketball team. Father, David, won three letters as an offensive guard for Western State. Plans to be a business major. Admires Clay Matthews.