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 (2009)

Record 2009

Overall: W:7 L:6 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:6 T:0
Division: W:7 L:6 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-05 2009 Wisconsin
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
28 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Wisconsin 6-56 152 281 433 3 12 7
Northern Illinois 3-26 100 174 274 1 12 3
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-12 2009 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Western Illinois
WIN
41 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-32 244 151 395 1 11 5
Western Illinois 4-38 82 141 223 2 13 5
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-19 2009 Purdue
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
21 - 28
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Purdue 3-20 147 188 335 3 14 5
Northern Illinois 6-51 280 174 454 2 19 8
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-26 2009 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Idaho
LOSS
31 - 34
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 6-69 128 184 312 0 10 4
Idaho 5-54 207 270 477 0 13 8
Same Conference Oct-03 2009 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Western Michigan
WIN
38 - 3
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 6-30 255 135 390 0 14 6
Western Michigan 1-9 73 178 251 4 14 5
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-17 2009 Toledo
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
20 - 19
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Toledo 7-59 157 230 387 3 12 5
Northern Illinois 9-67 164 157 321 1 14 7
Same Conference Oct-24 2009 Miami OH
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
22 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Miami OH 6-50 -11 348 337 0 13 4
Northern Illinois 7-67 202 60 262 1 11 5
Same Conference Oct-31 2009 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Akron
WIN
27 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 9-105 275 62 337 0 19 10
Akron 7-45 31 204 235 1 10 0
Same Conference Nov-05 2009 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Eastern Michigan
WIN
50 - 6
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 3-30 418 119 537 2 12 7
Eastern Michigan 4-45 100 82 182 2 14 4
Same Conference Nov-12 2009 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Ball State
WIN
26 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 3-20 134 91 225 1 11 5
Ball State 9-55 167 134 301 1 13 7
Same Conference Nov-21 2009 Ohio
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
38 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ohio 3-39 103 144 247 1 13 4
Northern Illinois 6-51 114 307 421 2 18 9
Same Conference Nov-27 2009 Central Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
45 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Central Michigan 3-45 257 255 512 2 18 12
Northern Illinois 4-30 126 206 332 3 12 4
BCS (FBS AQ's) Jan-02 2010 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
South Florida
LOSS
3 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 3-33 108 130 238 2 13 3
South Florida 4-28 189 217 406 1 15 7

Record 2009

Overall: W:7 L:6 T:0
Conf: W:7 L:6 T:0
Division: W:7 L:6 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Illinois 70 - 611 Yards 2548 1950 4498 16 176 76
Opponents 62 - 543 Yards 1654 2672 4326 23 174 73
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 4498 346

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
13 1950 150

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
13 2548 196

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
13 372 29

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
13 16 1.23

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
176 76 43.2%

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

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
13 4326 333

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
13 2672 206

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
13 1654 127

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
13 281 22

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
13 23 1.77

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
174 73 42%

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