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.
Huskies football versus the Miami of Ohio Redhawks on October, 18, 2014
2015 • Leads NIU in tackles for loss with seven and ranks in the top five in tackles with 49. • Missed the EMU (10-24) game due to illness. • Registered a career high with 10 stops at Miami (10-17) and forced a fumble. • Collected his first 2015 sack versus Ball State (10-10) with six tackles and a pass break-up. • Named NIU's Defensive Player of the Week at CMU (10-3) with four stops, two for loss. • Had season-high eight stops at Boston College (9-26) with two for loss. • Made his first career interception at Ohio State (9-19) and recovered a fumble. • Collected six soloe tackles versus UNLV (9-5) with a tackle for loss.
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: 8, vs. Bowling Green, MAC Championship Game, 12-5-14 Forced Fumbles: 1, four times, last: at Miami (Ohio), 10-17-15 Sacks: 2, vs. Marshall, Boca Raton Bowl, 12-23-14 Tackles For Loss: 2, three times, last: at Central Michigan, 10-3-15 PBU's: 1, twice, last: vs. Ball State, 10-10-15 Interceptions: 1, at Ohio State, 9-19-15