Huskies take third-place preseason poll prediction with grain of salt

DETROIT – Despite winning the Mid-American Conference West for five consecutive seasons, the Northern Illinois football team was predicted to finish third in that side of the conference in the preseason poll at the MAC media day on Wednesday at Ford Field in Detroit.

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