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Rod Carey and his NIU Huskies help fulfill child’s wish

Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey celebrates with quarterback Jordan Lynch after their 30-27 victory over Iowan NCAA college football

Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey celebrates with quarterback Jordan Lynch after their 30-27 victory over Iowa in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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Updated: November 4, 2013 12:16PM



Zach Dacy’s favorite football player is Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.

Dacy, who lives in Harvard and will turn 6 on Saturday, is battling leukemia. In September 2012, he got to go meet both Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Matthews through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Dacy said he likes Matthews “because he sacks a lot of quarterbacks.”

On Sept. 19, Dacy got his chance to be like Matthews and sack a quarterback.

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