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Northern Illinois Huskies

Location: De Kalb, Illinois ▪ Colors: Cardinal & Black
Stadium: Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium (cap. 30,998)
Record: 47 Years, 260-275-4, .486 W-L% (Major School)

Conferences: Big West, MAC and Ind
Conference Champion: 3 Times
Bowls: 8 Bowls, 4-4, .500 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 0 Times (Preseason), 1 Time (Final), 23 Weeks (Total)

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47 Years

Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1 2014 MAC 11 2 0 .846 -0.20 -7.50 Rod Carey (11-2) Boca Raton Bowl
2 2013 MAC 12 2 0 .857 3.56 -8.51 16 Rod Carey (12-2) Poinsettia Bowl-L
3 2012 MAC 12 2 0 .857 4.64 -7.50 16 22 Dave Doeren (12-1)
Rod Carey (0-1)
Orange Bowl-L
4 2011 MAC 11 3 0 .786 5.55 -3.52 Dave Doeren (11-3) GoDaddy.com Bowl-W
5 2010 MAC 11 3 0 .786 4.32 -8.19 24 Jerry Kill (10-3)
Tom Matukewicz (1-0)
Humanitarian Bowl-W
6 2009 MAC 7 6 0 .538 -4.24 -7.54 Jerry Kill (7-6) International Bowl-L
7 2008 MAC 6 7 0 .462 -2.73 -5.43 Jerry Kill (6-7) Independence Bowl-L
8 2007 MAC 2 10 0 .167 -18.11 -8.36 Joe Novak (2-10)
9 2006 MAC 7 6 0 .538 -2.33 -5.79 Joe Novak (7-6) Poinsettia Bowl-L
10 2005 MAC 7 5 0 .583 2.83 -3.26 Joe Novak (7-5)
11 2004 MAC 9 3 0 .750 0.06 -9.11 Joe Novak (9-3) Silicon Valley Bowl-W
12 2003 MAC 10 2 0 .833 2.54 -7.46 12 Joe Novak (10-2)
13 2002 MAC 8 4 0 .667 -0.42 -4.75 Joe Novak (8-4)
14 2001 MAC 6 5 0 .545 -3.67 -4.67 Joe Novak (6-5)
15 2000 MAC 6 5 0 .545 -0.39 -5.21 Joe Novak (6-5)
16 1999 MAC 5 6 0 .455 -12.22 -11.22 Joe Novak (5-6)
17 1998 MAC 2 9 0 .182 -17.75 -6.66 Joe Novak (2-9)
18 1997 MAC 0 11 0 .000 -19.37 -1.19 Joe Novak (0-11)
19 1996 Ind 1 10 0 .091 -25.59 -8.13 Joe Novak (1-10)
20 1995 Big West 3 8 0 .273 -14.88 -3.42 Charlie Sadler (3-8)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
21 1994 Big West 4 7 0 .364 -7.91 -6.63 Charlie Sadler (4-7)
22 1993 Big West 4 7 0 .364 -12.73 -6.91 Charlie Sadler (4-7)
23 1992 Ind 5 6 0 .455 -9.57 -9.30 Charlie Sadler (5-6)
24 1991 Ind 2 9 0 .182 -16.95 -3.41 Charlie Sadler (2-9)
25 1990 Ind 6 5 0 .545 -2.75 -5.75 Jerry Pettibone (6-5)
26 1989 Ind 9 2 0 .818 -2.81 -8.54 Jerry Pettibone (9-2)
27 1988 Ind 7 4 0 .636 -9.13 -9.59 Jerry Pettibone (7-4)
28 1987 Ind 5 5 1 .500 -9.89 -11.80 Jerry Pettibone (5-5-1)
29 1986 Ind 2 9 0 .182 -16.62 -5.62 Jerry Pettibone (2-9)
30 1985 MAC 4 7 0 .364 -13.88 -6.97 Jerry Pettibone (4-7)
31 1984 MAC 4 6 1 .409 -11.54 -8.45 Lee Corso (4-6-1)
32 1983 MAC 10 2 0 .833 4.70 -5.13 Bill Mallory (10-2) California Bowl-W
33 1982 MAC 5 5 0 .500 -13.16 -11.86 Bill Mallory (5-5)
34 1981 MAC 3 8 0 .273 -14.02 -8.93 Bill Mallory (3-8)
35 1980 MAC 7 4 0 .636 -6.55 -10.73 Bill Mallory (7-4)
36 1979 MAC 5 5 1 .500 -6.34 -5.89 Pat Culpepper (5-5-1)
37 1978 MAC 5 6 0 .455 -15.23 -11.13 Pat Culpepper (5-6)
38 1977 MAC 3 8 0 .273 -16.02 -7.38 Pat Culpepper (3-8)
39 1976 MAC 1 10 0 .091 -29.78 -10.42 Pat Culpepper (1-10)
40 1975 MAC 3 8 0 .273 -12.25 -9.52 Jerry Ippoliti (3-8)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
41 1974 Ind 4 7 0 .364 -18.56 -12.83 Jerry Ippoliti (4-7)
42 1973 Ind 6 5 0 .545 -9.01 -12.38 Jerry Ippoliti (6-5)
43 1972 Ind 7 4 0 .636 -6.18 -10.73 Jerry Ippoliti (7-4)
44 1971 Ind 5 5 1 .500 -6.78 -5.24 Jerry Ippoliti (5-5-1)
45 1970 Ind 3 7 0 .300 -15.72 -7.92 Doc Urich (3-7)
46 1969 Ind 3 7 0 .300 -15.34 -7.64 Doc Urich (3-7)
47 1968 Ind 2 8 0 .200 -20.08 -10.48