NIU class of 2018 recruit: '"Coach Lynch always made sure I was on top of my grades and checked in on me daily, he was a real easy guy to talk too. He even drove me to NIU when my mom couldn't take me for my official (visit). ... He's a big reason why I love NIU so much.'
DeKALB – Northern Illinois running backs Jordan Lynch is making another return. This time, it'll be at a different alma mater.
Lynch, 27, is leaving the Huskies and will become the head coach of Mount Carmel High School football, multiple sources confirmed to the Daily Chronicle Friday morning. Mount Carmel later released an official statement Friday afternoon.
"I'm incredibly excited to be returning to the Caravan," Lynch said in a release. "I learned so much during my years at Mount Carmel, and will always be grateful to the great coaches who taught me character and what it means to sustain a winning traditon.
'I can't wait to get started."