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On the run

Brown's emergence fuels NIU's ground game

Originally Published: September 24, 2009
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Instead of protecting sophomore running back Me'co Brown with a flu shot, Northern Illinois may want to look into making him sick ... at least every Saturday.

Brown had a migraine, stomach ache, trouble breathing and a temperature and his legs felt heavy before Saturday's game against Purdue.

"I was feeling really bad," Brown said.

It didn't stop him, though, from having a career day in the Huskies' upset of Purdue. Brown rushed for a career-high 150 yards along with a touchdown. ...

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