Rod Carey


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Northern Illinois has been to the Orange Bowl. It's beaten Big Ten teams. But perhaps praise from the No.


It didn't take long for Mount Carmel junior quarterback Anthony Thompson (6-foot-1, 195 pounds) to make his verbal commitment tonight to Northern Illinois University and head coach Rod Carey.


Northern Illinois and head coach Rod Carey were able to wrap up spring practice over the weekend, while also kicking off recruiting efforts in fine fashion.