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: Started first nine games of the year at left tackle before missing the remainder due to injury. Garnered first team All-MAC honors. Named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Week against Central Michigan (10-19), as NIU gained 592 yards of offense. Part of a pass protection unit that allowed only 0.79 sacks per game to rank fifth in the nation. NIU ranked fifth in the nation with 519.8 total offense yards/game. Paved the way for Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch to become the nation's second leading rusher at 1,920 yards for the year. Blocked for a Huskie rushing attack that ran for 3,161 yards, best in NIU history and seventh in the country (297.2 avg.). Led the way for NIU's most prolific scoring offense ever (39.6 ppg). NIU topped 550 yards of total offense in seven games.
2012: Started all 11 games he played at left tackle for the Huskies. Suffered a broken leg against Toledo (11-14) and missed the last three games of the season. Earned second team All-MAC honors. Also garnered first team all-conference and all-sophomore team honorable mention accolades from CollegeFootballNews.com. Named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Week following the UT Martin (9-8) and Kansas (9-22) games. Anchored an NIU offensive attack that averaged 469.6 yards of total offense to rank 20th in the country and lead the MAC. The offense gained 400 or more yards in 12 of 14 games. Blocked for a Huskie offense that ranked 12th in the nation in rushing offense with 238.2 yards per game. NIU led the conference and ranked 13th nationally in scoring offense with 38.8 points per game. NIU's pass protection unit allowed only 1.2 sacks per game, which ranked fourth in the MAC and 21st in the nation.
2011: Missed entire season due to a knee injury.
High School: First team Class 5A All-State selection in 2008 and 2009. A Chicago Tribune Special Mention All-State choice as a junior and senior. Earned first team all-area honors from the Sauk Valley News and Quad City Times in each of his last two seasons and was a second team selection by the Times his sophomore year. Named to the Champaign News-Gazette Special Mention Top 100 list each of his last two seasons. Unanimous first team All-NCIC Reagan Conference in 2008 and 2009 and a second team selection as a sophomore.
Personal: Born July, 24, 1992 in Minneapolis, Minn. Son of Sherri and Breck Loos. Finance major.