When Wolfe runs, so do the Huskies

When he's in the lineup, Northern Illinois RB Garrett Wolfe has carried the Huskies on his 5-foot-7 frame.

Originally Published: November 30, 2005
By Adam Rittenberg | Special to ESPN.com

DEKALB, Ill. -- Garrett Wolfe claims he just wandered off, but Northern Illinois coach Joe Novak doesn't buy it.

NIU had pit-stopped at the College Football Hall of Fame on its way to Toledo for the big one (read: the one it never wins). A flight from Chicago to Toledo takes all of 53 minutes, but the MAC is a bus league, as Novak often notes, and the campus-to-campus ride takes more than five hours.

So the Huskies exited Interstate 80 in South Bend, Ind., a sensible halfway point, ...

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