Northern Illinois Huskies
Thomas Hammock is a nifty, elusive ball carrier with
vision, quickness and balance. Quickly finding the hole and getting through it,
Hammock immediately gets to top speed, keeps his feet moving forwards and works
to pick up yardage. He cuts it back, avoids piles, following blocks and though
he displays some grit running on the inside Hammock is not big enough to take a
pounding nor does he have the size to carry the load at the next level. Rarely
used in the passing game, Hammock must prove he is a viable receiving threat in
the post-season if he wants to stick at the next level. Tight end Matt Dunker
is best as an in-line blocker displaying both strength and technique but may not
have the quickness or explosion to play at the next level.
On defense both corner Vince Thompson and linebacker Larry Williams
display speed, explosion and athleticism but need to pick up their football
instinct. Nick Duffy is an underclassman we really like and a
linebacker/defender with a tremendous head for the ball and penchant to
constantly be around the action. He is definitely one to watch for the future.