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 rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.
2014 One of the Huskies' top defenders in 2014. Second on the team with 86 stops. His 52 solo tackles lead NIU. Added six solos at WMU. Tallied a team-leading 11 tackles at Ohio with half a tackle for loss. Made 7 tackles, 6 solo, versus Toledo. Led NIU with 10 tackles at Eastern Michigan and had 2 QB hurries. Recorded his third 9-tackle game versus CMU with 8 solo stops. Named MAC West Defensive Player of the Week with 9 tackles, 8 solo, and 2 sacks at Northwestern. Made 9 stops versus Kent State. Had 7 tackles and a forced fumble at UNLV.
2013 Started two games at linebacker. Posted career highs in tackles (7) and sacks (1.5) at Idaho (9-14). Registered six tackles at Iowa (8-30). 2012 Saw action in all 14 games on special teams and as a reserve linebacker. Recorded 12 tackles. Posted a season-high three tackles against Buffalo (10-13). Recovered a fumble at Akron (10-20) on a kickoff to set up NIU's first touchdown of the game. Made at least one stop in eight games.
2011 Redshirted. Earned Offensive Work Team Player of the Week honors against Buffalo (10-22).
High School Named second team All-West Suburban Conference second team as a senior. Also qualified for state in the 100 meters for the track & field team in 2009. Placed fifth at the IHSA Class 3A Wrestling Tournament at 189 pounds as a junior
Personal Born Aug. 10, 1992, in Chicago, Ill. Son of Rodney Lemon and Kimberly Steele. Physical education major.
LEMON'S CAREER GAME HIGHS Tackles: 9, mulitple times, last vs. C. Michigan, 10-11-14 Sacks: 2, at Northwestern, 9-6-14 Forced Fumbles: 1, twice, last vs. Kent State, 10-4-14 QBH: 1, at Arkansas, 9-20-14