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.
Fans enjoyed the Communiversity Block Party and the football scrimmage on a perfect weather day.
2015 • Played in all 14 games with two starts. • Featured as a key blocking asset to the NIU offense that rushed for 2,661 yards. • Earned his first career start in the victory at Miami (10-17). • Also started the regular season finale against Ohio (11-24). • Helped NIU rushers score a total of 31 touchdowns in 2015.
2014 • Appeared in two games. • Made collegiate debut in the NIU season opener against Presbyterian (8-28). • Also played in the MAC Championship Game victory over Bowling Green (12-5). • Named NIU Offensive Scout Player of the Week for his role in helping the team prepare for the Presbyterian (8-28) and Toledo (11-11) games.
2013 • Redshirted. • Named Offensive Scout Player of the Week for the Purdue (9-28) game.
High School • Earned all-area and all-conference accolades after the 2012 campaign. • Named the team MVP after recording 40 tackles, five pass breakups, three forced fumbles, two interceptions and a fumble recovery at defensive end. • Made 25 tackles, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery as a junior. • Played on Homestead's hockey team.
Personal • Born April 3, 1995, in Mequon, Wis. • Son of Michael and Linda Stendler. • Father was an All-American football player at Concordia University Wisconsin. • Marketing major.