Northern Illinois athletic director Jeff Compher said Wednesday he would be interested in the Huskies playing a football game at Wrigley Field.
Tom Matukewicz will remain on new coach Dave Doeren's staff at NIU.
Northern Illinois will name its new football coach at 2 p.m. CT at NIU Convocation Center on Monday, the school announced late Sunday night.
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Northwestern, Illinois and Northern Illinois all squandered opportunities on Saturday to make statements for the 2009 Football Bowl Subdivision season.