2009 Football News

  • Four Added To Football Coaching Staff
    July 12, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. - Bernie Anderson, the head football coach at Northern Michigan University, announces the addition of four new coaches to his staff for fall.
  • Jack Rustman Makes AFL Debut
    June 03, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. - Former Northern Michigan University football player Jack Rustman made his season debut last Saturday (May 29) with the Milwaukee Iron of the Arena Football League (AFL).
  • Football To Begin Spring Drills
    March 08, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team will open up spring drills March 22 for the first of 14 practice sessions.
  • NMU Football Sponsoring Blood Drive
    February 16, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich.-The Northern Michigan University football team along with the Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center is sponsoring a Blood Drive Friday (Feb. 26) at the Superior Dome.
  • NMU Announces 2010 Football Schedule
    February 16, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team announces its 2010 schedule.
  • Football Signs 27 To Join Team
    February 03, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Bernie Anderson, the head football coach at Northern Michigan University, announces the following have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend NMU and play football for the Wildcats beginning in the fall of 2010.
  • Nathan Yelk Named To D2 Football.com All-America Team
    February 02, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University linebacker Nathan Yelk has been selected to the 2009 D2 Football.com All-America Team.
  • Nathan Yelk Takes Home Team MVP For Second Consecutive Year
    December 06, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Nathan Yelk turned out to be the big winner Saturday night at the Northern Michigan University Football Awards Banquet.
  • Nathan Yelk Leads Wildcats On All-GLIAC Football Team
    November 11, 2009
    BAY CITY, Mich. – Linebacker Nathan Yelk led the Northern Michigan University contingent named to the 2009 All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Football Team.
  • Football Adds Wins
    November 10, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team concluded the 2009 season with a 6-4 record for its first winning season since 2002.
  • Seniors Give NMU First Winning Season Since 2002
    November 07, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Saturday inside the Superior Dome the Northern Michigan University football team completed the 2009 season.
  • Fourth Quarter Not Enough For Wildcats
    October 31, 2009
    ALLENDALE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team fell behind the Grand Valley State Lakers Saturday night by a score of 22-6, but tried a comeback in the second half by scoring 13 points in the fourth quarter. In the end the Lakers took care of the Wildcats 31-19.
  • Wildcats And Oilers In Defensive Struggle
    October 24, 2009
    FINDLAY, Ohio – The Northern Michigan University football team played in a defensive struggle with the Findlay Oilers Saturday in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) football action.
  • Superior Dome Was A Rockin Against Hillsdale
    October 17, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Superior Dome was rocking Saturday afternoon as the Northern Michigan University football team hosted the Chargers of Hillsdale College.
  • Parents Want To Have Fun
    October 16, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. - The green army tent located steps from the Superior Dome looks like any other tent.
  • NMU Football Moves Into Top 25
    October 12, 2009
    WACO, Texas – The Northern Michigan University football team cracked the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Top 25 Poll this week landing at the 23rd spot.
  • Matt Forward And Nathan Yelk Trigger Big Defensive Play
    October 10, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Wayne State University tried to keep it close against the Northern Michigan University football team Saturday afternoon at the Superior Dome, but the Wildcats would have none of it.
  • Nathan Yelk GLIAC Defensive Player Of The Week
    October 05, 2009
    BAY CITY, Mich. – Nathan Yelk was named this week’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Defensive Player of the Week for his play against Saginaw Valley State Saturday.
  • Wildcats Final Drive Pulls Out Win
    October 03, 2009
    UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team crossed the bridge for the first time since the opening week of the season.
  • Another Saturday In The Dome Another Shutout
    September 26, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team wishes it could play every game in the Superior Dome
  • Football Coaching Staff To Wear Special Patch
    September 22, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Bernie Anderson and the rest of the Northern Michigan University football coaching staff will be wearing a special patch against Ferris State Saturday
  • Miner's Cup Is Coming Back To Marquette
    September 19, 2009
    HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Miners’ Cup is coming back to Marquette thanks to a 48-16 win by the Wildcats this afternoon over the Michigan Tech Huskies.
  • Wildcats Put On A Show For The Home Crowd
    September 12, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team put on a display Saturday afternoon at the Superior Dome
  • Depth Added To Football Squad
    September 10, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – To be competitive in football in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) teams at times must reload.
  • Roll Out The Carpet
    September 10, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Roll out the carpet. The new carpet is rolled, installed and painted on the floor of the Northern Michigan University Superior Dome.
  • Wildcats Comeback Falls Just Short
    September 05, 2009
    MIDLAND, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team (0-1, 0-1 GLIAC) staged a second half comeback which fell just a bit short Saturday afternoon at Northwood (1-0, 1-0 GLIAC).
  • Football Looks To Improve
    September 03, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Wildcats are poised to take a leap in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) standings this season. Many of the key components are in place to make this happen.
  • Football To Scrimmage Three Times
    August 13, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team will scrimmage three times to conclude training camp. All the scrimmages are free and open to the public.
  • Wildcats Looking For Big Improvement For 2009
    August 06, 2009
    MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Northern Michigan University football team has been working hard this off season dating back to early January with early morning workouts.
  • GLIAC Preseason Football Poll Released
    August 03, 2009
    BAY CITY, Mich. – Northern Michigan University was selected 10th in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Preseason Football Coaches’ Poll.