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 Rk 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 Rk 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 Rk 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 Rk 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 Rk 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 Rk 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 Rk 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 Rk 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 Rk
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 Offense Defense NA ST Offense NA Defense NA NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2010)

Record 2010

Overall: W:11 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:11 L:3 T:0
Division: W:11 L:3 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-02 2010 Iowa State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
27 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Iowa State 5-60 138 265 403 3 13 6
Northern Illinois 4-51 156 93 249 3 13 3
Other Sep-11 2010 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
North Dakota
WIN
23 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-50 364 146 510 1 16 8
North Dakota 2-21 67 267 334 2 16 6
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-18 2010 Illinois
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
28 - 22
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Illinois 8-85 319 70 389 0 14 5
Northern Illinois 3-30 163 227 390 1 12 6
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-25 2010 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
23 - 34
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 9-59 97 373 470 1 18 8
Northern Illinois 5-45 297 81 378 1 11 5
Same Conference Oct-02 2010 Akron
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
14 - 50
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Akron 5-67 129 128 257 2 12 6
Northern Illinois 2-20 228 292 520 1 14 10
Same Conference Oct-09 2010 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Temple
WIN
31 - 17
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 3-27 209 211 420 1 16 11
Temple 6-35 124 148 272 1 12 4
Same Conference Oct-16 2010 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Buffalo
WIN
45 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 2-20 281 160 441 2 12 6
Buffalo 7-59 130 120 250 2 15 5
Same Conference Oct-23 2010 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Central Michigan
WIN
33 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-55 282 138 420 0 13 4
Central Michigan 4-35 94 211 305 5 11 5
Same Conference Oct-30 2010 Western Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
21 - 28
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Michigan 8-70 44 360 404 2 15 8
Northern Illinois 8-72 210 214 424 1 15 10
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-09 2010 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Toledo
WIN
65 - 30
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-37 422 162 584 0 12 8
Toledo 8-92 194 186 380 1 11 2
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-20 2010 Ball State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
21 - 59
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ball State 7-59 113 155 268 3 10 2
Northern Illinois 8-60 194 248 442 2 10 5
Same Conference Nov-26 2010 Eastern Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
3 - 71
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Eastern Michigan 5-50 149 11 160 2 15 2
Northern Illinois 4-40 544 102 646 0 7 2
Same Conference Dec-04 2010 Miami OH
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
26 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Miami OH 1-5 99 333 432 0 16 6
Northern Illinois 3-15 92 281 373 1 13 6
BYE WEEK!
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Dec-18 2010 Fresno State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
17 - 40
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Fresno State 4-43 74 288 362 1 15 6
Northern Illinois 6-65 203 300 503 0 6 2

Record 2010

Overall: W:11 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:11 L:3 T:0
Division: W:11 L:3 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Illinois 63 - 587 Yards 3645 2655 6300 14 170 86
Opponents 79 - 740 Yards 1771 2915 4686 25 193 71
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
14 6300 450

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 2655 190

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
14 3645 260

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
14 532 38

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 14 1

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
170 86 50.6%

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
14 62 53 314 26 14 40 13 85% 65%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
14 4686 335

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 2915 208

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 1771 127

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
14 265 19

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 25 1.79

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
193 71 36.8%

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
14 35 25 147 12 6 18 7 71% 51%