The NI-5: Five things to watch heading into NIU’s home opener Saturday against Wyoming

Close call for both teams in their openers

Is NIU going to rely on the ground game again?

Will the offensive line continue to improve?

Wyoming is going to want to run the ball a lot

How much of a home-field advantage will NIU have?

Eddie Carifio

Eddie Carifio

Has been the sports editor in DeKalb since 2014.