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MAC honors football alum

August 15th, 2013


Northern Illinois football’s Nabal Jefferson added another prestigious honor and postgraduate scholarship to his trophy case today when was named the male winner of the 2013 Bob James Memorial Award by the Mid-American Conference.

The award, named for the second commissioner in MAC history (1964-71), is selected by the league’s faculty athletics representatives and goes to one male and one female student-athlete each year. Each recipient earns a $5,000 scholarship toward graduate school.

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