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: Started all 13 games as a senior right guard...in his first year as a full-time starter, Pitt helped the NIU offense average 442.5 yards per game...named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Game against UNLV (9-13) and at Western Michigan (11-28)...blocked for a Huskie rushing attack that averaged 252.9 yards per game on the ground...with his fellow lineman, wore down opposing defensive to help the Huskies outscore opponents 227-157 in the second half in 2014...kept quarterback Drew Hare standing with powerful pass blocking, a big reason why the sophomore quarterback threw just two interceptions in 299 pass attempts. 2013: Appeared in all 14 games as a member of the Huskies' regular rotation at guard. Helped the NIU offense rank fifth in the nation with 519.8 yards per game. Blocked for the seventh best rushing attack in the nation (297.2 average). Played a key role on an offensive line that gave up the sixth fewest sacks in the nation (11). Helped NIU gain the eighth-most yards in MAC history (698) at Kent State (10-5).
2012: Appeared in all 14 games for the Huskies and started at right guard in the season opener against Iowa (9-1). Member of several Huskie special teams units, including the PAT/FG unit and punt protection squad.
2011: Saw action in all 14 games as a member of the punt protection unit and on the field goal/PAT squad.
High School: Second team all-state selection as a senior. Earned first team all-area and all-conference honors as a junior and senior. Second team all-area and all-conference offensive lineman as a sophomore. Three-year team captain named best offensive lineman for the Trojans his final two seasons. Played in every game from his sophomore through senior years. Posted a 169-24 record as a four-year letterwinner in wrestling, setting school records for most wins and most career pins.
Personal: Born Sept. 9, 1991. Son of Lisa and Bill Pitt. Majoring in history.