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Jordan Lynch Joins NIU Football Coaching Staff

Mar 8, 2017
NIU Today

Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch has joined the Northern Illinois University Football coaching staff, NIU head coach Rod Carey announced this week.  

Lynch finished third in Heisman Trophy voting in 2013.  According to a news release, Lynch will coach the Huskie running backs.
The release says the former Huskie quarterback returns to NIU after a two-year career with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.

Lynch Finishes Third in Heisman Voting

Dec 14, 2013

Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch, a senior from Mt. Carmel High School, placed third in the Heisman Trophy balloting Saturday night.  He is the first Huskie player to be selected as a finalist for the honor, which annually recognizes the most outstanding football player in the country. He also ranked highest of any Mid American Conference players ever considered for the Heisman.

Slideshow: Jordan Lynch Reacts To Heisman Invite

Dec 10, 2013
NIU Athletics

Northern Illinois University’s quarterback says he has earned his trip to New York City this weekend. Jordan Lynch is one of six finalists for the Heisman Trophy, college football’s highest honor.

Lynch Named Heisman Finalist

Dec 9, 2013
NIU Athletics

Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch is a finalist for the Heisman trophy. Lynch is one of six finalists for the award which will be announced Saturday. He'll join 2012 winner Johnny Manziel, along with Tre Mason, AJ McCarron, Andre Williams, and Jameis Winston in New York City. 

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Coach Dave Doeren to leave NIU for N.C. State

The NIU Huskies defeated No. 17 Kent State in a thriller Friday night at Ford Field in Detroit to claim NIU's second consecutive MAC championship. Fresh off the win, head football coach Dave Doeren announced he has accepted a job at N.C. State.  According to NIU Athletic Director Jeff Compher, Doeren's departure is effective immediately and he will not coach NIU in its bowl game.