FB: Panthers Fall in FCS Quarterfinals

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS. The UNI Panther defense did what it has done all year long, stand tall in their own territory, create turnovers and cause havoc in the defensive backfield, but the Panther offense couldn’t find a rhythm and the Panthers fell to James Madison 17-0 Friday night in the Shenandoah Valley. The…read more »


FB: Panthers Win Playoff Rematch vs SDSU

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS. Trevor Allen rushed for 90 yards and scored a touchdown and the Panther defense tallied three takeaways and held South Dakota State to just 89 yards in the second half to earn a 13-10 win over the Jackrabbits in the second round of the FCS Playoffs Saturday in South Dakota.…read more »


FB: Panthers Dot MVFC Honor Roll

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS. Twelve UNI football student-athletes were named to Missouri Valley Football All-Conference Teams announced by the league Monday. Five Panthers earned first-team honors, four UNI players were named to the second team and three were named honorable mention honorees. Senior guard Jackson Scott-Brown, junior defensive tackle Elerson G. Smith, sophomore receiver…read more »


FB: Takeaways Help Panthers Advance in FCS Playoffs

Defensive tackle Brawntae Wells gave the UNI Panthers all the scoring they would need Saturday during a 17-3 playoff win against the San Diego Toreros at the UNI-Dome. On the third play from scrimmage, Wells snagged a Reid Sinnett pass and hauled it 34 yards in the other direction into the end zone. For much…read more »


FB: Panther Top WIU, Plan for USD

The UNI Panthers were perfect at the UNI-Dome during the 2019 regular season, and they will open the playoffs there on November 29th against the University of San Diego Toreros. UNI finished 8-4 after a 38-7 Saturday win against Western Illinois in Cedar Falls. Non-scholarship USD is 9-2 and won the Pioneer Football League, the…read more »


FB: Jackrabbits Run Away in Second Half

The South Dakota State University Jackrabbits scored 31 of their 38 points in the second half and ended a four-game UNI Panther winning streak with a 38-7 result in Brookings, South Dakota, Saturday. The Panthers turned the ball over four times in the loss (three interceptions and a fumble). The only scoring before halftime came…read more »


FB: Defense Carries Panthers to 7th Win

The UNI Panthers prevented the Indiana State Sycamores from crossing the goal line Saturday during a 17-9 win at the UNI-Dome. Combined with other Missouri Valley Football Conference results, the victory gives UNI sole possession of second place in the MVFC at 5-1 (7-3 overall). The Panther are now 5-0 in the UNI-Dome this season.…read more »

FB: Brown Shows What He Can Do for UNI

A second quarter interception by Omar Brown helped the UNI Panther football team build a halftime lead against Illinois State on Saturday. Another interception in the fourth quarter gave the Panthers the chance to seal a 17-point road win. On Sunday, Brown won two Missouri Valley Football Conference weekly honors. He was named both the…read more »


FB: Panthers Power Past Illinois St.

Provided by UNI Athletics Media Relations… NORMAL, ILL. – Ninth-ranked UNI football played its most complete game of the season, dominating both sides of the ball en route to a 27-10 win over No. 7 Illinois State Saturday at Hancock Stadium in Normal. UNI forced four turnovers, including three on four consecutive offensive plays in…read more »