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.
2015 • Played in 13 games, starting all but one. • Finished with 63 tackles, fifth on the NIU defense and top among freshmen. • Made 40 solo stops with 5.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 quarterback sacks. • Had a career-high nine total tackles in his collegiate debut against UNLV (9-5). • Recorded five tackles or more in seven separate games. • Led NIU with six tackles and recorded a sack vs. Murray State (9-12). • Tallied eight tackles at Ohio State (9-19). • Had seven stops versus Ball State (10-10), Ohio (11-24) and against Bowling Green (12-4) in the MAC Championship Game. • Amassed 1.5 tackles for loss at Boston College (9-26) and versus Bowling Green.
2014 • Redshirted
High School • Four-year letterwinner at Park Vista. • In three years starting at linebacker, Cheren compiled 248 tackles with 91 stops during his senior year. • 2013 All-South Florida Regional Elite Team Honorable Mention selection by FloridaHSFootball.com. • Three-time All-District 10 honoree for the Cobras. • Also scored eight touchdowns as a wide receiver in high school. • Helped lead his team to an 8-3 record and the Florida Class 8A regional quarterfinals as a senior at Park Vista in 2013.
Personal • Born Nov. 7, 1995, in Deerfield Beach, Fla. • Son of Renard Cheren Sr. and Nancy. • Journalism major.
CHEREN'S SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 9, vs. UNLV, 9-5-15 Sacks: 1, vs. Murray State, 9-12-15 Tackle For Loss: 1.5, twice, last vs. BGSU, MAC Champ. Game, 12-4-15