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Jordan Lynch Joins NIU Football Coaching Staff

NIU Today

Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch has joinedthe Northern Illinois University Football coaching staff, NIU head coach Rod Carey announced this week.  

Lynch finished third in Heisman Trophy voting in 2013.  According to a news release, Lynch will coach the Huskie running backs.
The release says the former Huskie quarterback returns to NIU after a two-year career with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.

At NIU, he rushed for an NCAA QB-record 1,920 yards and 23 touchdowns, while throwing for 2,892 yards and 24 touchdowns on 253-of-404 passing. 
The Huskies open the 2017 season Sept. 1 against Boston College in Huskie Stadium.

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