Created:Monday, October 28, 2013 9:00 p.m.CDT
Updated:Monday, October 28, 2013 9:01 p.m.CDT

NIU's Ward named Thorpe Award semifinalist

Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward was named a semifinalist for the 2013 Jim Thorpe Award on Monday.

The award is presented to the top defensive back in the country and Ward, who leads the nation with a career-high five interceptions, becomes the first Huskie to be named a semifinalist.

Now that NIU's true road winning streak is over, which road win was your favorite?
2013 at Toledo
2013 at Iowa
2013 at Purdue
2014 at Northwestern