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.
2014: Has nine tackles on the season on NIU's defensive line and special teams units. Set a career high with three tackles at Ball State. Also recorded two tackles in the MAC Championship Game against Bowling Green. Tallied one tackle each vs. UNLV, Miami, Eastern Michigan and Toledo.
2013: Appeared in 12 games at defensive end as a true freshman. Recorded three solo tackles on year. Recorded one tackle versus Eastern Illinois (9-21), Purdue (9-28), and Eastern Michigan (10-26).
High School: Named conference MVP and first-team all-conference as a senior. Team captain who recorded 81 tackles and rushed 122 times for 1,246 yards in 2011. Named first team all-conference following his junior year after recording 66.5 tackles on defense. Rushed for 1,688 yards on 158 carries during the 2010 season. Tallied 78 tackles as a sophomore to earn all-conference honorable mention recognition. Set career record for the top rushing average in conference history, averaging 186 yards per game. His 225.5 career tackles are first all-time at Belvidere North.
Personal: Born Feb. 1, 1994, in Rockford, Ill. Son of Dan Smaha and Debra Hyser. Plans on majoring in broadcast communication.