NFL Media analyst Charles Davis said he didn't observe Northern Illinois senior WR Da'Ron Brown drop a ball at East-West Shrine Game practices.
NIU redshirt senior S Dechane Durante had a pair of interceptions in Friday's 51-17 demolition of Bowling Green.
Northern Illinois TE Tim Semisch "rarely registers a blip on the scouting radar," but has NFL tools, writes Tony Pauline of TFY Draft Insider.
NIU redshirt senior S Dechane Durante's "game has not progressed" since his freshman year, according to TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler says the "the stage is set" for NIU redshirt junior S Dechane Durante "to have a breakout season as a senior leader."
Northern Illinois senior RB Akeem Daniels has a vertical jump of 40.5 inches, broad jump of 10 feet, 6 inches, and has clocked a pro agility time of 3.90.
ESPN's Mel Kiper gave out two "A" draft grades, singling out the 49ers and Jaguars as the winners of this year's process.
Bears signed Northern Illinois QB Jordan Lynch.
Cowboys selected Northern Illinois DT Ken Bishop with the No. 251 overall pick in the NFL draft.
49ers selected Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward with the No. 30 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft.
Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward visited 12 teams during the draft process.
Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward (foot) has been cleared to resume running, reports ESPN's Adam Caplan.
NFL Films' Greg Cosell speculated that Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward could end up as a slot corner in the NFL.
Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward recently visited the Ravens, per beat writer Aaron Wilson.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler assigned Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward to the Packers at No. 21 in a mock draft published Monday.