Huskies quadruple their class

Northern Illinois has picked up three new commitments for the Class of 2013, multiple sources report.

Wide receiver Blake Holder (Streamwood, Ill.) was the most heavily recruited of the three, as he chose the Huskies over offers from Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Colorado State, Eastern Michigan, Illinois State, Miami (OH), Toledo and Western Kentucky.

Athletic quarterback Tommy Fuessel (Frankfort, Ill./Lincoln-Way East) also committed to Northern Illinois. Fuessel registered the highest SPARQ rating for a quarterback this year with a score of 115.86.

Finally, NIU picked up ball-carrier Brandon Mayes (Aurora, Ill./Aurora Christian).