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Carifio: Three players to watch this week when NIU takes on No. 8 Kentucky

Northern Illinois Huskies QB Ethan Hampton, right, hands the ball to teammate Harrison Waylee during the third quarter Saturday Sep. 17 while taking on Vanderbilt at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.
Northern Illinois University safety CJ Brown drops into coverage during spring practice Wednesday, April 6, 2022, in the Chessick Practice Center at NIU in DeKalb.

C.J. Brown, sophomore safety

Northern Illinois Kacper Rutkiewicz (8) runs the ball in the second quarter before being brought down by Vanderbilt defenders on Saturday Sep. 17 at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

Kacper Rutkiewicz, junior wide receiver

Northern Illinois Huskies Harrison Waylee (30) runs the ball in the second quarter before being brought down by Vanderbilt defenders on Saturday Sep. 17 at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

Harrison Waylee, sophomore running back

Northern Illinois Huskie Antario Brown (1) breaks away from the Vanderbilt defenders and runs into the end zone for a touchdown late in the second quarter Saturday Sep. 17th at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb.

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