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 12-2 / 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 23-5 / 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 31-11 / 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 36-18 / 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 44-23 / 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 0-0 Rod Carey @ NIU 44-23 / Winning Percentage 65.67 RK 31 579-488-51 / Winning Percentage 54.07 Total Win Rank 65 & Winning Percentage Rank 68 Total 54 Offense 27 Defense 25 ST 2 Offense 8* Defense 6 NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2018)

Record 2018

Overall: W:8 L:5 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:5 T:0
Division: W:8 L:5 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-01 2018 Iowa
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
33 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Iowa 8-66 209 143 352 1 16 8
Northern Illinois 7-65 101 110 211 2 12 3
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-08 2018 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Utah
LOSS
6 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 4-43 117 111 228 2 20 7
Utah 6-60 68 286 354 2 15 6
Same Conference Sep-15 2018 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Central Michigan
WIN
24 - 16
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 4-44 180 104 284 1 15 5
Central Michigan 4-31 164 158 322 2 16 6
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-22 2018 Florida State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
37 - 19
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Florida State 9-60 121 352 473 4 17 9
Northern Illinois 3-15 6 215 221 0 15 4
Same Conference Sep-29 2018 Eastern Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
23 - 26
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Eastern Michigan 11-85 62 180 242 1 18 3
Northern Illinois 8-68 235 121 356 3 23 11
Same Conference Oct-06 2018 Ball State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
16 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ball State 2-16 131 260 391 1 23 10
Northern Illinois 6-38 227 143 370 1 13 4
Same Conference Oct-13 2018 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Ohio
WIN
24 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 12-109 255 145 400 0 16 6
Ohio 6-59 46 275 321 3 8 3
BYE WEEK!
BCS (FBS AQ's) Oct-27 2018 BYU
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
6 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
BYU 7-52 93 208 301 1 15 3
Northern Illinois 10-80 89 115 204 0 14 3
Same Conference Nov-01 2018 Akron
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
26 - 36
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Akron 7-50 35 326 361 2 14 5
Northern Illinois 7-85 296 188 484 1 14 7
Same Conference Nov-07 2018 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Toledo
WIN
38 - 15
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-58 296 131 427 2 12 5
Toledo 5-30 167 264 431 0 24 11
Same Conference Nov-14 2018 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Miami OH
LOSS
7 - 13
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 9-90 212 157 369 2 14 2
Miami OH 2-15 94 107 201 0 16 3
Same Conference Nov-20 2018 Western Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
28 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Michigan 2-10 94 285 379 1 18 8
Northern Illinois 5-45 106 156 262 3 15 7
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-30 2018 Buffalo
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
29 - 30
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Buffalo 3-20 142 252 394 0 15 7
Northern Illinois 7-91 109 300 409 1 13 5
BYE WEEK!
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Dec-18 2018 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
UAB
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois
UAB

Record 2018

Overall: W:8 L:5 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:5 T:0
Division: W:8 L:5 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Illinois 87 - 831 Yards 2229 1996 4225 18 196 69
Opponents 72 - 554 Yards 1426 3096 4522 18 215 82
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
13 4225 325

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
13 1996 154

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
13 2229 171

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
13 269 21

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
13 18 1.38

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
196 69 35.2%

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
13 24 19 99 7 7 14 5 79% 58%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
13 4522 348

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
13 3096 238

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
13 1426 110

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
13 280 22

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
13 18 1.38

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
215 82 38.1%

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
13 25 21 114 10 7 17 4 84% 68%