Our View: Thumbs up: Excitement for Huskie Bowl
Thumbs up: To Northern Illinois University head football coach Rod Carey’s new addition to the NIU football team schedule: The Huskie Bowl. Carey, who took over for Dave Doeren as head coach before the Huskies played in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 1, wants to add a little more fun and competition to the end of spring practice season with the new game. Two coaches will draft teams, the offensive and defensive coordinators will work with both sides, Carey will watch. Although much of the country is enthralled by March Madness, it’s not too soon to start thinking about football in Huskie Country, and anything that adds some excitement to the spring practice routine is welcome.