Fair
54°FFairFull Forecast

Northern Illinois football players honored Monday

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT

Four members of the Northern Illinois football team were named to the Capital One Academic All-District V first team Monday.

Defensive end Alan Baxter, nose guard Nabal Jefferson, tight end Jason Schepler and fullback Rob Sterling were all voted for by the College Sports Information Directors of American and will advance to the Capital One Academic All-America ballot for 2012.

It is the first time since 2004 NIU has four selections on the Academic All-District V first team.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

Judge Denies Motion to Drop Rifkin Charge

More videos »

Reader Poll

How much are you comfortable spending on a purchase without consulting your spouse first?
Up to $500
Between $501 and $750
Between $751 and $1,000
More than $1,000