Noah Herron attended Northwestern University and starred in football, where he was a consensus All-Big Ten Conference second team honoree, the team Co-MVP, and Chicago Tribune Big Ten Conference Back of the Year. Overall, he finished his career with 462 carries for 2,524 yards (5.46 yards per car. avg.), and 26 touchdowns, 72 receptions for 781 yards (10.8 yards per reception) and 2 touchdowns, 16 kickoff returns for 231 yard (14.4 yards per kickoff ret. avg.), fourteen tackles, and one forced fumble.
Noah Herron was signed as a undrafted free agent by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2005. Later, he was signed by the Green Bay Packers. In his rookie season he rushed for 123 yards on 48 attempts for a 2.6 yard average and 2 touchdowns. Following the season, the Packers kept him as a 3rd string back behind Ahman Green and Vernand Morency.
In his second season, Noah Herron rushed for 150 yards on 37 attempts. for a 4.1 yard average to go with 29 receptions for 211 yards and 3 total touchdowns.