2014-15 Northern Michigan Football News

  • Wildcats Name Major Award Winners, Induct Hall of Fame Class
    April 18, 2015
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University athletic department inducted five members into its Sports Hall of Fame and honored its current student-athletes at the Sports Hall of Fame and Student-Athletes Awards Banquet Saturday in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center.
  • NMU Spring Football Ends With Showcase, Kids Camp & Spring Game This Weekend
    April 14, 2015
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- This weekend marks the culmination of spring practice for the Northern Michigan University football program.
  • Wildcat Football Announces 38 Man Recruiting Class
    February 04, 2015
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University head football coach Chris Ostrowsky announced the signing of 38 student-athletes who will join the Wildcats for competition in fall 2015. This marks the fourth signing class with Ostrowsky at the helm of the program.
  • GLIAC Announces Fall All-Academic Teams
    January 15, 2015
    BAY CITY, Mich. – The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced the 2014 Fall All-Academic & All-Academic Excellence Teams. A total of 1,129 student-athletes achieved all-academic recognition with 589 on the All-Academic team and 540 on the All-Excellence list. Northern Michigan had a total of 49 student-athletes earn All-Academic recognition with 27 of those student-athletes earning All-Academic Excellence.
  • Jaddou Named Division II Scholar-Athlete Of The Year By Detroit Free Press
    December 17, 2014
    DETROIT, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University junior football player Loran Jaddou was honored Wednesday night by the Detroit Free Press at the All-State Dream Team Banquet which is co-sponsored by the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame as the Division II Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
  • Tucker Earns Don Hansen All-Region Honors
    December 16, 2014
    PITTSBURG, Kan. - Northern Michigan University junior wide receiver Marcus Tucker has been named First Team All-Region in Super Region 4 by the Don Hansen National Weekly Football Gazette. Tucker was named to the team as the all-purpose nominee highlighting his skills as both a returner and wide out for the Wildcats.
  • Tucker Named Beyond Sports Network All-Region Third Team
    December 09, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University junior wide receiver Marcus Tucker has been named to the Beyond Sports Network Super Region 4 Third Team. Tucker was also honored with Second Team All-GLIAC honors earlier this year.
  • NMU's Krause; Smarwt Named To National Bowl Game Roster
    December 01, 2014
    MIAMI, Fla. -- Northern Michigan University senior linebacker Nick Krause and senior wide receiver Kelvin Smarwt have been named to the roster for the National Bowl Game which will be played Dec. 7, 2014 at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium in Miami, Fla.
  • Tucker Named Second Team All-GLIAC; Six Wildcats Earn Honorable Mention
    November 19, 2014
    BAY CITY, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University junior wide receiver Marcus Tucker has been named to the Second Team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Football squad announced the league office today.
  • Brown Named GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week
    November 17, 2014
    BAY CITY, Mich. – Sophomore quarterback Shaye Brown was named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference offensive player of the week after the Wildcats closed out the season with a 66-38 victory over the Findlay Oilers.
  • Brown Has Record-Setting Performance As NMU Football Cruises Past Findlay
    November 15, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University sophomore quarterback Shaye Brown passed for a school record 490 yards to lead the Wildcats to a 66-38 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win over Findlay in their final regular season game of the season Saturday at the Superior Dome.
  • No. 3 Ferris State Comes from Behind to Beat NMU Football
    November 08, 2014
    BIG RAPIDS, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team carried a 17-14 lead into the fourth quarter but No. 3 Ferris State was able to score three times in the final frame to take away a 35-17 win in Great lakes Intercollegiate football action Saturday.
  • NMU Volleyball, Hockey and Swimming & Diving Compete At Home This Weekend
    November 06, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University has a full week of competition at home as the NMU volleyball team wraps up regular season action hosting games at 5 p.m. Friday against Lake Superior State and at 4 p.m. Saturday against Northwood. The No. 20 ranked NMU hockey team hosts No. 18 ranked Ferris State in a two-game series at the Berry Events Center Friday and Saturday while the NMU swimming and diving team faces off against Saginaw Valley State at 11 a.m. at the PEIF Pool. The No. 10 ranked Wildcats cross country team is competing in the GLIAC Championship Saturday in Tiffin, Ohio and the NMU football team is on the road at Ferris State Saturday.
  • Jaddou Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    November 06, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University junior linebacker Loran Jaddou (Bloomfield, Mich.) has been named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Super Region Four team. Jaddou majoring in physiology and boasts a 3.98 grade point average.
  • Last Minute Touchdown Drops Wildcats Football
    November 01, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University football team carried a 17-6 lead into the fourth quarter but were unable to overcome 21 fourth quarter points and fell to visiting Walsh, 27-24 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate football action Saturday at the Superior Dome.
  • NMU Football Falls At No. 24 Ashland
    October 25, 2014
    ASHLAND, Ohio -- The Northern Michigan University football team scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter but was unable to close the gap on No. 24 Ashland as the Eagles picked up a 44-14 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win Saturday.
  • Wildcat Football Beats Wayne State 33-30
    October 18, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University football team led by sophomore quarterback Shaye Brown, who threw for a career high 346 yards, racked up 440 yards of total offense to pick up a 33-30 win over Wayne State in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Confernce action Saturday at the Superior Dome.
  • Late Malone Rally Stops NMU Football In Overtime
    October 11, 2014
    CANTON, Ohio -- It was a back and fourth battle which was carried into overtime but ultimately the host Malone football team came away with a 42-35 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over Northern Michigan University Saturday at Fawcett Stadium.
  • Saginaw Valley Squeaks By NMU Football
    October 04, 2014
    UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team led for most of the game before Saginaw Valley State was able to score two fourth-quarter touchdowns to win 14-7 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action Saturday.
  • NMU Falls On Last Second Field Goal In Miner's Cup Game
    September 27, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – A 39-yard last second field goal by Michigan Tech kicker Garrett Mead handed the Northern Michigan University football team a 34-31 loss in the Miner’s Cup game at the Superior Dome Saturday.
  • NMU Drops 13-10 Decision At Hillsdale
    September 20, 2014
    HILLSDALE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team (1-3, 0-2 GLIAC) racked up 386 yards of total offense and carried a 3-0 lead into the fourth quarter but ultimately dropped a 13-10 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match up at Hillsdale (2-1, 2-1 GLIAC) Saturday at Muddy Waters Stadium.
  • NMU Football Rolls Past Quincy 31-14
    September 13, 2014
    QUINCY, Ill. – The Northern Michigan University football team scored 31-unasnwered points, including 14 in the second quarter and 10 in the third to roll to a 31-14 nonconference win over Quincy Saturday at Flinn Stadium.
  • NMU Loses Football Season Opener To Northwood 23-13
    September 06, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team lost its home and Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference opener 23-13 to Northwood Saturday in front of a crowd of 3,325 at the Superior Dome.
  • NMU Football Names Captains For 2014
    August 19, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University head football coach Chris Ostrowsky announced Monday that junior running back Wyatt Jurasin, junior linebacker Levi Perry, senior defensive lineman Trever Kruzel and senior wide receiver Marcus Tucker have been elected captains for the 2014 season by a vote of their teammates.
  • NMU Football Tabbed Seventh In North In GLIAC Preseason Coaches' Poll
    August 12, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team has been picked to finish seventh in the North Division in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The league made the announcement in conjunction with its Football Media Day.
  • NMU Football Set To Open Fall Camp Thursday
    August 12, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team welcomes back its players this week and will begin preparations to battle for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference title when they open fall camp Thursday.
  • Throwback Thursday: 1975 NCAA Championship Football Team
    July 31, 2014
    Northern Michigan captured the 1975 NCAA Division II Football Championship with a 16-14 win over Western Kentucky at the Camellia Bowl.
  • NMU Football Camps Underway
    July 02, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Over 125 football players from across the country participated in the first two days of the Northern Michigan University football camps at the Superior Dome Monday (June 30) and Tuesday (July 1) hosted by head coach Chris Ostrowsky and the NMU football coaching staff.
  • NMU Football Golf Outing Draws Alumni and Supporters to Campus
    June 24, 2014
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team drew over 100 alumni and supports to NMU Golf Course for the 2014 NMU Football Golf Classic. The tournament was held on Saturday, June 28, and featured 23 teams on the 18-hole, par 72 course.
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