College Football Team Details: Northern Illinois
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Northern Illinois FBS (Non AQ's) : MAC G5

Location
DeKalb / West Division

Spirit Name
Huskies

Mascot
Victor E. Huskie
Stadium:
Huskie / FBS Rank 120th
Capacity: 24,000
Surface: FieldTurf

Offense Data | Defense Data

University Snapshot

Year Annual
Record
Coach Head Coach Record Overall Record Total Win Rank / Winning % Returning Letterman Returning
Starters
Attendance
2009 7-6 Jerry Kill @ NIU 13-13 / Winning Percentage 50.50 501-457-51 / Winning Percentage 52.18 Total Win Rank 70 & Winning Percentage Rank 70 Total 45 Offense 23 Defense 20 S.T. 2 Offense 7* Defense 4 14,889 Decrease Rank 111
2010 11-3 Jerry Kill @ NIU 24-16 / Winning Percentage 60.00 512-460-51 / Winning Percentage 52.54 Total Win Rank 69 & Winning Percentage Rank 69 Total 48 Offense 24 Defense 22 S.T. 2 Offense 7* Defense 8 17,760 Increase Rank 104
2011 11-3 Dave Doeren @ NIU 11-3 / Winning Percentage 78.57 523-463-51 / Winning Percentage 52.89 Total Win Rank 66 & Winning Percentage Rank 68 Total 47 Offense 23 Defense 23 S.T. 1 Offense 8* Defense 2 18,903 Increase Rank 98
2012 12-2 Dave Doeren @ NIU 23-5 / Winning Percentage 82.14 535-465-51 / Winning Percentag 53.33 Total Win Rank 66 & Winning Percentage Rank 68 Total 53 Offense 22 Defense 27 S.T. 4 Offense 4 Defense 8 15,670 Decrease Rank 106
2013 12-2 Rod Carey @ NIU 12-3 / Winning Percentage 85.72 547-467-51 / Winning Percentage 53.76 Total Win Rank 65 & Winning Percentage Rank 65 Total 55 Offense 28 Defense 24 S.T. 3 Offense 8* Defense 4 20,669 Increase Rank 95
2014 11-3 Rod Carey @ NIU 23-6/ Winning Percentage 82.14 558-470-51 / Winning Percentage 53.69 Total Win Rank 65 & Winning Percentage Rank 67 Total 48 Offense 27 Defense 19 S.T. 2 Offense 9 Defense 5 13,563 Decrease Rank 122
2015 8-6 Rod Carey @ NIU 31-12 / Winning Percentage 73.81 RK 14 566-476-51 / Winning Percentage 53.69 Total Win Rank 64 & Winning Percentage Rank 67 Total 49 Offense 24 Defense 23 S.T. 2 Offense 5* Defense 8 13,942 Increase Rank 120
2016 5-7 Rod Carey @ NIU 36-19 / Winning Percentage 66.87 RK 27 571-483-51 / Winning Percentage 53.98 Total Win Rank 65 & Winning Percentage Rank 66 Total 58 Offense 28 Defense 25 S T 5 Offense 7* Defense 6 11,019 Increase Rank 123
2017 8-5 Rod Carey @ NIU 44-24 / Winning Percentage 65.67 RK 31 579-488-51 / Winning Percentage 54.07 Total Win Rank 65 & Winning Percentage Rank 68 Total 58 Offense 24 Defense 30 S T 3 Offense 5 Defense 7 11,291 Increase Rank 127
2018 8-6 Rod Carey @ NIU 52-30 / Winning Percentage 65.67 RK 31 587-494-51 / Winning Percentage 54.11 Total Win Rank 64 & Winning Percentage Rank 69 Total 54 Offense 27 Defense 25 ST 2 Offense 8* Defense 6 10,404 Increase Rank 128
2019 0-0 Thomas Hammock @ NIU 0-0 Winning Percentage 0.00 RK NA 587-494-51 / Winning Percentage 54.11 Total Win Rank 64 & Winning Percentage Rank 69 Total 56 Offense 26 Defense 28 ST 2 Offense 6* Defense 7 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2019)

Record 2019

Overall: W:3 L:6 T:0
Conf: W:3 L:6 T:0
Division: W:3 L:6 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FCS (FCS AQ's) Aug-31 2019 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Illinois State
WIN
24 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 8-86 90 299 389 1 15 3
Illinois State 4-36 51 187 238 2 14 1
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-07 2019 Utah
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
35 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Utah 1-10 193 214 407 0 11 5
Northern Illinois 6-50 67 235 302 1 12 2
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-14 2019 Nebraska
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
44 - 8
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Nebraska 1-15 238 287 525 1 13 6
Northern Illinois 4-40 74 276 350 2 20 5
BYE WEEK!
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-28 2019 Vanderbilt
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
24 - 18
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Vanderbilt 9-97 184 189 373 0 11 3
Northern Illinois 9-74 108 280 388 0 13 4
Same Conference Oct-05 2019 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Ball State
LOSS
20 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 12-111 147 241 388 3 15 4
Ball State 4-35 235 34 269 2 15 3
Same Conference Oct-12 2019 Ohio
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
36 - 39
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ohio 6-70 178 260 438 0 12 6
Northern Illinois 3-11 169 341 510 1 16 10
Same Conference Oct-19 2019 Miami OH
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
27 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Miami OH 5-33 71 273 344 0 17 7
Northern Illinois 1-5 115 235 350 0 16 7
Same Conference Oct-26 2019 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Akron
WIN
49 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 4-30 274 71 345 1 14 7
Akron 7-62 94 51 145 3 12 2
Same Conference Nov-02 2019 Central Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
48 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Central Michigan 5-53 327 288 615 0 15 8
Northern Illinois 1-5 22 229 251 4 12 1
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-13 2019 Toledo
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Toledo
Northern Illinois
Same Conference Nov-19 2019 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Eastern Michigan
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois
Eastern Michigan
Same Conference Nov-26 2019 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Western Michigan
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois
Western Michigan

Record 2019

Overall: W:3 L:6 T:0
Conf: W:3 L:6 T:0
Division: W:3 L:6 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Illinois 48 - 412 Yards 1066 2207 3273 13 133 43
Opponents 42 - 411 Yards 1571 1783 3354 8 120 41
KEY

Colored Dots Indicate that the game is outside of their division.

  • Other = Same Conference
  • BCS = Non Conf. BCS
  • FBS = Non Conf. FBS
  • FCS = non Conf. FCS
  • FCS Non AQ = Other

Offense Data   Back To Top


Offense Total Yards

Games Yards Avg. Yards Per Game
9 3273 364

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
9 2207 245

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
9 1066 118

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
9 209 23

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
9 13 1.44

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
133 43 32.3%

Offense Red Zone

Games RZ Drives RZ Scores RZ Points RZ Rushing TD RZ Passing TD RZ TD Total RZ Field Goals RZ Scoring Percentage RZ TD Percentage
9 14 11 51 6 0 6 5 79% 43%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
9 3354 373

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
9 1783 198

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
9 1571 175

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
9 251 28

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
9 8 0.89

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
120 41 34.2%

Defense Red Zone

Games Opponent RZ Drives Opponent RZ Scores Opponent RZ Points Opponent RZ Rushing_TD Opponent RZ Passing_TD Opponent RZ Zone TD Opponent RZ Field Goals Opponent RZ Scoring Percentage Opponent RZ TD Percentage
9 22 19 96 10 3 13 6 86% 59%