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 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.