Created:Thursday, August 30, 2012 5:30 a.m.CDT
Updated:Friday, August 31, 2012 12:50 a.m.CDT

Can they do it again?

Quarterback Jordan Lynch and the Northern Illinois Huskies begin their season Saturday against Iowa. (Kyle Bursaw –

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Welcome to the HuskieWire special section previewing the Northern Illinois football season.

You can pick up our 12-page section in today's Daily Chronicle for our complete season preview, and we have stories from that section available on today. Also, be sure to check back to later today for our brand-new Vidcast with NIU beat reporter Steve Nitz and sports editor Ross Jacobson.

Can the Huskies repeat as Mid-American Conference champions? How will they fare Saturday against Iowa at Soldier Field? Click the links below to read more about the 2012 NIU football team.

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Korcek's Corner: Repeat champions rare in MAC

Kicker Mathew Sims knows big-game pressure

'D' to spearhead title defense

Northern Illinois' Top Dawgs: Huskies by position group

Will NIU football win the MAC this season?