2018 Northern Michigan Football News

  • NMU Presents Major Awards at Inaugural Wildcat Awards
    April 25, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Athletic Department completed the inaugural Wildcat Awards where the department presented end of season awards for the 2018-19 athletic year.
  • Dan Fodrocy Named NMU Football's Offensive Coordinator
    February 20, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University Football and Head Coach Kyle Nystrom has named Dan Fodrocy as the team's new Offensive Coordinater for the 2019 season.
  • NMU Football Adds 28 on National Signing Day
    February 06, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football has added 28 players for the 2019 season on the NCAA National Signing Day. The incoming class features 12 from Michigan, including six from the Upper Peninsula, 11 from Illinois and three from Wisconsin.
  • NMU Football To Host Signing Day Event at Delft Bistro
    January 16, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University Football team will present their 2019 Signing Class hosting a signing day event at The Delft Bistro Wednesday, February 6 at 7 p.m.
  • Jake Mayon Named to Don Hansen All-Super Region Three Team
    January 04, 2019
    BROOKFIELD, Ill. -- Senior Jake Mayon (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield East) was named to the Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Three First Team Offense as he continues to receive postseason accolades.
  • Jake Mayon Named D2CCA Super Region 3 First Team All-Region
    November 30, 2018
    RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. Senior Jake Mayon (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield East) was named to the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-Region First Team. The D2CCA all-region teams are nominated and selected by the region's sports information directors.
  • Jake Mayon Named GLIAC Offensive Back of the Year Again Highlights 11 Players on All-GLIAC Teams
    November 13, 2018
    BAY CITY, Mich. – Senior Jake Mayon (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield East) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Offensive Back of the Year and First Team All-GLIAC for the second straight year while a total of 11 players earned All-Conference Recognition.
  • Another Rushing Record Set as Football Concludes Season
    November 10, 2018
    ASHLAND, Ohio – Northern Michigan University Football finished their 2018 season by taking on Ashland University in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest and senior Jake Mayon (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield East) broke NMU’s single season rushing record in the process.
  • Football Heads To Ashland For Season Finale
    November 07, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football closes the 2018 season Saturday by visiting Ashland University in the final Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup of the season.
  • Anthony Ladd Named GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week
    November 05, 2018
    BAY CITY, Mich. – Freshman safety Anthony Ladd (Columbus, Ohio/Grand Rapids Christian) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Northern Michigan University Football team to a 34-24 victory at Wayne State University.
  • Wildcats Score Twice In Final Two Minutes and Break Record In 34-24 Victory at Wayne State
    November 03, 2018
    DETROIT, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football scored two touchdowns in the final two minutes to defeat Wayne State University 34-24 in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. The Wildcats also broke a school record in the victory.
  • Football Continues Season at Wayne State Saturday
    October 30, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football continues Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday as they head to Wayne State University for a 1 p.m. matchup against the Warriors.
  • Mayon Sets a School Record as NMU Celebrates Football Senior Day
    October 27, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Senior Jake Mayon (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield East) broke the Northern Michigan University’s career rushing yards and NMU celebrated Senior Day, but for the fourth time this season fell within one score as the football lost to Michigan Technological University 35-33.
  • Wildcats Play for Miner's Cup on Senior Day
    October 22, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football hosts rival Michigan Technological University and plays for the Miner's Cup Saturday at 1 p.m. inside the Superior Dome. The team will also celebrate Senior Day prior to the game.
  • Football Runs Past Blue Devils For 65-7 Victory
    October 20, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football ran past Lawrence Technological University 58-7 rushing for 444 yards for their largest win since 2009.
  • Football Returns to the Dome For Lawrence Tech
    October 16, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football returns to the Superior Dome for the first of two games as they take a break from Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action to host new program Lawrence Technological University Saturday at 1 p.m.
  • NMU Football Falls at SVSU
    October 13, 2018
    UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University Football visited Saginaw Valley State University in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action, but fell to the hosts 30-10.
  • Wildcats Visit Saginaw Valley Saturday
    October 09, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football gets back on the road this week as they continue Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action by taking on Saginaw Valley State University Saturday afternoon.
  • Mayon Runs For Career-High But Football Falls
    October 06, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Senior Jake Mayon (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield East) ran for a career-high 256 yards to lead the Northern Michigan University Football but the Wildcats fell to Northwood University 27-24 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action.
  • NMU Football Tackles Hunger and Host Northwood Saturday on Family Day
    October 02, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – After facing three-straight undefeated teams, Northern Michigan University Football seeks a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory inside the Superior Dome as the Wildcats invite Northwood University Saturday at 1 p.m. The game features the football team's Tackling Hunger initiative and is also being played on Family Day.
  • Football Falls 31-30 in Overtime at Davenport
    September 29, 2018
    CALEDONIA, Mich. ? Northern Michigan University Football traveled to the nation?s top defense in Davenport University, and despite an early lead, would fall to the Panthers 31-30 in overtime in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest.
  • Football Hits the Road For First GLIAC Roadtrip
    September 24, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – After facing two teams ranked in the top six in the national poll, Northern Michigan University Football hits the road for the first time since week one to visit Davenport University in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup.
  • Football Unable to Pull Upset over #6 Bulldogs
    September 22, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football celebrated Homecoming weekend Saturday and scored the most points this season against #6 Ferris State University, but were ultimately fell 35-19 in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup.
  • Wildcats Host #6 Ferris State on Homecoming Saturday
    September 18, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football hosts another top ten team as they welcome #6 Ferris State University to the Superior Dome on Homecoming Saturday.
  • Football Opens Apparel Store
    September 17, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University Football is opening an online Apparel Store.
  • Football Falls to #5 GVSU
    September 15, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football hosted the #5 ranked team in the country, Grand Valley State University and were unable to come away with the upset, falling 47-14 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action.
  • Wildcats Open GLIAC Play With #5 GVSU
    September 11, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football open Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play this Saturday as they host #5 Grand Valley State University at 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon inside the Superior Dome.
  • Wildcats Run To Victory Over UTPB
    September 08, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Football rushed for 337 yards on their way to a 27-22 victory over the University of Texas of the Permian Basin Saturday afternoon.
  • NMU Football Tailgates to Feature Local Food and Music
    September 04, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University will enhance the fan tailgate experience at Wildcat home football games by featurig local cuisine and musical entertainment.
  • Nine Northern Lives: Mayon Brothers
    September 04, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Each semester of the 2018-19 academic year, Northern Michigan University Athletics will highlight nine different student-athletes or stories for their significance on and off the playing surface. The features are due to be released approximately every two weeks in accordance with the corresponding athletic seasons. Each feature will touch on student-athletes and their interesting and unique journeys at Northern Michigan University.
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