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.
2013 Appeared in seven games at fullback. His first pass reception went for an 11-yard touchdown versus Eastern Michigan (10-26). Blocked for a Huskie rushing attack that ran for 3,161 yards, best in NIU history and seventh in the country. Part of an NIU offense that topped 550 yards of total offense in seven games. Named to the Academic All-MAC team. Selected as NIU's male recipient of the MAC Medal of Excellence. 2012 Appeared in seven games for the Huskies as back-up fullback and on special teams. Made his first career start at Western Michigan (10-27). Member of an offensive unit that led the MAC and ranked 12th in the nation in rushing. Took part in NIU's season-best 622 yards of total offense against Central Michigan (9-29). Played on the field goal/PAT unit in the Orange Bowl game. 2011 Did not see action in any games.
High School Three-year varsity letterwinner played linebacker, defensive end and offensive line. First-team All-Cobb County linebacker as a senior and second team all-county squad his junior year. Recorded a team-leading 112 tackles, 58 solo, with three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one interception as a senior. Broke up four passes and had eight tackles for loss. Led the county in tackles per game with 130 stops in 12 games, including 62 solo, as a junior. Made seven tackles for loss, had one sack and one interception as a junior. Played in both the Cobb County Senior Bowl (linebacker) and in the Georgia North-South All-Star Football Classic (offensive line) following his senior season. Personal Born Aug. 11, 1991 in Clearwater, Fla. Son of Gail and Rick Connors. Earned his undergraduate degree in sociology and political science and is working toward his master's in political science.
CONNORS' CAREER GAME HIGHS
Catches:1, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13 Receiving Yards:11, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13