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Northern Illinois aims to extend its MAC dominance, Huskies ranked No. 29

Northern Illinois aims to extend its MAC dominance, Huskies ranked No. 29

Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering this season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1 team. Today at No. 29: Northern Illinois Coach: Rod Carey (23-6, entering third season; 23-6 overall record) 2014 record: 11-3, 7-1 in Mid-American Conference; first in West Division Look back: Northern Illinois has claimed three of the past five Mid-American Conference titles, winning more than 80 percent of its games during that stretch. Along the way, the program has appeared in seven consecutive bowl games since 2008. Outside of Boise...

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