Northern Illinois taunts Northwestern and Illinois with newspaper ad

Friday September 12th, 2014

Northern Illinois University alumni have taken out a full page ad in the Chicago Tribune to celebrate the team's win over Northwestern while also challenging the state's other Big Ten school, the University of Illinois.

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The ad also contains a dig at Northwestern football's ad campaign in which it refers to itself as "Chicago's Big Ten Team", with the Huskies referring to themselves as "Chicago's Big Time College Football Team."

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NIU also warns the Illini that they are next, although a football game between the schools is not currently scheduled.


- Brendan Maloy

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