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 • Emerged as a force on the NIU defensive line, starting all 14 games at tackle. • One of just four Huskie defenders, and the only freshman on the roster, to start every game in 2014. • Tallied 22 tackles, including nine solo stops and 13 assists. • Recorded 2.5 sacks and 3.0 tackles for loss. • Tallied a career-high five tackles in the victory at Ball State (11-5). • Had seven multi-tackle games and at least one stop in 11 contests. • Combined with Jason Meehan at Northwestern (9-6) for first career sack. • Also recorded solo sacks at UNLV (9-13) and Western Michigan (11-28). • Forced a fumble at Eastern Michigan (10-25). • Named NIU Defensive Lineman of the Week for his play in the Eastern Michigan (10-25) and Western Michigan (11-28) games. • Member of the Academic All-MAC Team.
2013 • Redshirted.
High School • Picked as the conference Defensive Player of the Year and the Kiwanis G.R.E.A.T. Player of the Year following the 2012 season. • Named all-state, all-city and all-conference first team as a senior. • Earned spots on the Indianapolis Star's Super Team and the Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 Team. • Garnered all-city and all-conference recognition at the conclusion of his junior season. • Recorded 36 tackles and three sacks in 2011, along with a forced fumble and fumble recovery.
Personal • Born Sept. 26, 1994, in Detroit, Mich. • Son of William Lee and Catherine Durden. • Journalism major.
LEE'S SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 5, at Ball State, 11-5-14 Sacks: 1, twice, last at Western Michigan, 11-28-14 TFL: 1, at UNLV, 9-13-14