40   Sean Folliard
Sean  Folliard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crystal Lake, Ill.

High School:
Prairie Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 226

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L


03/24/2016

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes – Mar. 22, 2016

Carey, J. Bouagnon, S. Folliard and Levon Myers discuss NIU’s spring practices

11/24/2015

NIU-Ohio Postgame Quotes

Postgame press conference from NIU-Ohio postgame

11/18/2015

Huskies' Fourth Quarter Comeback Seals Win over WMU

Jordan Huff rushes for 159 yards on eight carries as NIU wins its sixth-straight

11/13/2015

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes – Nov. 13, 2015

Carey, S. Folliard, S. Lurry and L. Myers, discuss NIU’s upcoming game vs. Western Michigan.

10/06/2015

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes – Oct. 6, 2015

Carey, S. Folliard, T. Lewis, P. Logan and S. Wimann, discuss NIU’s upcoming game vs. Ball State.

09/08/2014

NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.

08/18/2014

SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

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.

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.

10/18/2014

Football vs. Miami (Ohio)

Huskies football versus the Miami of Ohio Redhawks on October, 18, 2014

2015
• Started all 13 games he played in at linebacker for the Huskies.
• Finished fourth on the team in tackles with 84, tallying 49 solo stops.
• Led NIU in tackles for loss on the year, with 8.5 TFLs for a net loss of 29 yards.
• Had three double-digit tackle games.
• Posted a new career high with 10 tackles at Miami (10-17) and matched that mark against Ohio (11-24) and Bowling Green (12-4).
• Notched his first career interception late in the narrow defeat at Ohio State (9-19), returning it for 19 yards.
• Also recovered a fumble against the Buckeyes with NIU in the lead.
• Tallied two games with 2.0 TFLs, first at Boston College (9-26) and again the following game at Central Michigan (10-3).
• Had his only quarterback sack of the year against Ball State (10-10).
• Forced a fumble in the victory at Miami (10-17).
• Recorded at least four tackles in every game he appeared in.
• Only Huskie defender in 2015 to have at least one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception.

2014

• Played in all 14 games with a start in the MAC Championship Game victory over Bowling Green (12-5).
• Tallied a career-high eight stops in that 51-17 triumph over the Falcons.
• Finished sixth on the team with 65 total tackles for the season, 39 solo.
• Recorded a tackle in every contest with 13 multi-stop games and 10 games with at least four tackles.
• Third on the Huskies with 3.5 sacks for the season.
•  Had career-high two sacks in Boca Raton Bowl versus Marshall (12-23).
• Totaled eight tackles for loss, good for fourth on the Huskies.
• Only NIU defender with multiple forced and recovered fumbles.
• Forced fumbles at Northwestern (9-6) and Western Michigan (11-28).
• Recovered fumbles against Presbyterian (8-28) and Ball State (11-5).

2013

• Played in 11 games and started one as a true freshman.
• Recorded 20 tackles and two tackles for loss on the season.
• Made his first career stop at Purdue (9-28).
• Saw action on special teams in addition to as a reserve linebacker.
• Notched a career-high six tackles with a tackle for loss against Eastern Michigan (10-26).
• Forced a fumble and made five tackles, including a tackle for loss at Massachusetts (11-2)
• Blocked a kick and made three stops in the MAC Championship game against Bowling Green (12-6).

High School
• Named first team all-state by the Illinois High School Association.
• Awarded the team's MVP award following the 2012 season.
• Earned all-area honorable mention honors from the Northwest Herald following his junior season.
• Made three tackles and returned a kickoff 24 yards in Prairie Ridge's 35-14 win over Peoria Richwoods in the 2011 Class 6A championship.

Personal
• Born Dec. 25, 1994, in Crystal Lake, Ill.
• Son of Mike Folliard and Sue Bailey.
• Organizational and corporate communications major.

FOLLIARD'S SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 10, three times, last vs. Bowling Green, MAC Champ. Game, 12-4-15
Sacks: 2.0, vs. Marshall, Boca Raton Bowl, 12-23-14
Tackles For Loss: 2.0, three times, last at Central Michigan, 10-3-15
Forced Fumbles: 1, four times, last at Miami (OH), 10-17-15
Interceptions: 1, at Ohio State, 9-19-15

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