Last week, we got a sneak peek at the American pride helmets that Northern Illinois would be wearing for its big matchup against Ball State tonight. But apparently the Huskies are going all-in on the message – they’re wearing “Active Heroes” uniforms that have stars/stripes on the shoulders and the word “Heroes” in place of names on the back of the jerseys. Check them out:
— NIU Huskie Athletics (@NIUAthletics) November 14, 2013
— Carey Ivey (@cheesehead__12) November 14, 2013
Northern Illinois is looking to play in a BCS bowl game for the second year in a row. A victory over Ball State tonight will be essential for the Huskies to achieve that goal.