Four Chicago-area recruits signed national letters of intent with Northern Illinois University, a Mid-American Conference school. Tight end Kevin Tennenbaum
of Buffalo Grove, Ill., was an additional signee Wednesday afternoon for the Huskies and first-year head coach Dave Doeren.
Earlier Wednesday, NIU signed 6-foot-3, 297-pound defensive tackle Mason Fuller
of Chicago Urban Prep, 6-3, 290-pound offensive lineman Aidan Conlon
of Homewood-Flossmoor and safety Rasheen Lemon
of Proviso West.