Feb. 5, 2013
DeKALB, Ill. - On Wednesday, Feb. 6, chat live with Huskie coaches, get first notice on Northern Illinois' 2013 signees in football, soccer and track and field, and get an insider's look at what goes on in the football offices on National Letter of Intent Signing Day exclusively on NIUHuskies.com Signing Day Central.
For the first time, Northern Illinois fans can chat live with Huskie coaches and athletic department staffers who will be monitoring the fax machine as NIUHuskies.com will host a live chat from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Signing Day. Click here to chat! Send in your questions now OR on Wednesday.
Assistant football coaches Kevin Kane, Roy Manning, Thad Ward and Joe Tripodi, as well as men's soccer coach Eric Luzzi and cross country coach Greg Hipp will answer the fans' questions at different times during the chat.
Signing Day Live Chat Schedule (all times Central)
8:30 a.m. - Live Chat Begins
9 a.m. - Chat guest: Asst. Coach Kevin Kane
10 a.m. - Chat guest: Asst. Coach Roy Manning
11 a.m. - Chat guest: Asst. Coach Thad Ward
11:30 a.m. - Chat guest: Women's Track & Field/Cross Country
Noon - Chat guest: Men's Soccer Head Coach Eric Luzzi
1 p.m. - Chat guest: Asst. Coach Joe Tripodi
1:30 p.m. - Live Chat Ends
Between guests, members of the NIU Media Relations staff will man the chat lines to keep fans updated on which fax has been verified and who are the newest Huskies.
In addition, read the bios and watch the video on Northern Illinois' 2013 football recruits throughout the day. As the faxes come in and are verified, each recruit's information will be posted online. Follow @NIUAthletics on Twitter
as we'll be tweeting the names and roster information on each signee, and like NIU Huskies on Facebook for photos, video clips and more.
At 2:30 p.m. (Central Time), watch NIU Head Coach Rod Carey's Signing Day press conference live online for free at NIUHuskies.com. NIUHuskies.com Signing Day coverage includes men's and women's soccer and track and field/cross country with exclusive video interviews with those coaching staffs posted along with bio information and quotes from the head coaches.
Finally, on Wednesday night, come to the NIU Convocation Center prior to the Huskies' men's basketball game versus Bowling Green for the Signing Day Reception. Beginning at 6 p.m., Carey and the entire football coaching staff, as well as coaches from men's and women's soccer and track and field will be on hand to answer your questions in the Main Lobby of the arena. Purchase your ticket at the door for $10 (reserved) or $8 (general admission) to attend both the signing day event and the game.
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