Shively and Wimann
named to trophy watch lists
A pair of Northern Illinois football players were named to award watch lists Tuesday, the school announced.
Center Luke Shively was named to the Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List as one of the top 70 centers in college football, while Shane Wimann was named to the John Mackey Award Preseason Watch. The Mackey Award is given to the top tight end at the end of the regular season.
The season starts for the Huskies on Sept. 1 with an 8:30 p.m. home game against Boston College.