Take 2: Charging students may not be answer, but something has to be done to boost NIU attendance

Daily Chronicle sports editor Eddie Carifio and sports reporter Jesse Severson spend their days covering the area’s sports scene. Occasionally, they give their viewpoints on those local sports. In this installment of their Take 2 column, they brainstorm ways to boost attendance at NIU football games.

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    Upcoming games...
    Date Opponent Time TV/Result
    Sep 5 UNLV 6:30 PM CBSSN
    Sep 12 Murray St. 2:30 PM ESPN3
    Sep 19 at Ohio St. 2:30 PM ABC
    Sep 26 at Boston College TBA None
    Oct 3 at Central Michigan 2:00 PM None
    Oct 10 Ball State TBA None
    Oct 17 at Miami (OH) 1:30 PM None
    Oct 24 Eastern Michigan 2:30 PM None
    Nov 3 at Toledo 7:00 PM ESPN2
    Nov 11 at Buffalo 7:00 PM ESPN2/ESPNU
    Nov 18 Western Michigan 7:00 PM ESPN2/ESPNU
    Nov 24 Ohio 6:30 PM ESPNU/ESPN3
    * Home games in red.
    Which non-conference NIU game are you looking forward to most?
    Murray St.
    Ohio St.
    Boston College