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 (2011)

Record 2011

Overall: W:11 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:1 T:0
Division: W:4 L:1 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-03 2011 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Army
WIN
49 - 26
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-40 289 220 509 2 13 11
Army 6-51 303 106 409 3 15 6
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-10 2011 Kansas
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
45 - 42
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Kansas 9-75 253 281 534 1 18 13
Northern Illinois 3-35 147 315 462 0 8 4
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-17 2011 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Wisconsin
LOSS
7 - 49
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 3-30 64 173 237 0 13 4
Wisconsin 6-45 266 355 621 1 14 10
Other Sep-24 2011 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Cal Poly
WIN
47 - 30
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 7-69 355 187 542 2 12 9
Cal Poly 7-68 294 75 369 0 12 3
Same Conference Oct-01 2011 Central Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
48 - 41
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Central Michigan 6-65 176 387 563 0 12 5
Northern Illinois 4-32 217 370 587 2 20 8
Same Conference Oct-08 2011 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Kent State
WIN
40 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 8-79 209 135 344 3 15 8
Kent State 4-34 7 63 70 3 15 1
Same Conference Oct-15 2011 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Western Michigan
WIN
51 - 22
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-46 494 203 697 2 14 7
Western Michigan 6-48 91 233 324 3 19 6
Same Conference Oct-22 2011 Buffalo
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
30 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Buffalo 7-70 168 404 572 5 18 7
Northern Illinois 7-67 178 150 328 0 19 7
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-01 2011 Toledo
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
60 - 63
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Toledo 9-89 264 325 589 0 12 7
Northern Illinois 5-46 267 265 532 1 10 4
Same Conference Nov-08 2011 Bowling Green
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
14 - 45
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Bowling Green 8-57 79 255 334 1 15 8
Northern Illinois 5-55 283 340 623 0 13 2
Same Conference Nov-15 2011 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Ball State
WIN
41 - 38
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 9-107 372 338 710 2 14 7
Ball State 4-40 153 245 398 1 14 3
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-25 2011 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Eastern Michigan
WIN
18 - 12
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 6-50 188 98 286 0 13 2
Eastern Michigan 2-10 133 147 280 0 18 8
Same Conference Dec-02 2011 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Ohio
WIN
23 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 4-30 155 250 405 4 13 6
Ohio 5-45 130 242 372 3 18 7
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Jan-08 2012 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Arkansas State
WIN
38 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-50 59 342 401 1 18 2
Arkansas State 5-78 28 353 381 5 21 5

Record 2011

Overall: W:11 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:1 T:0
Division: W:4 L:1 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Illinois 76 - 736 Yards 3277 3386 6663 19 195 81
Opponents 84 - 775 Yards 2345 3471 5816 26 221 89
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 6663 476

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 3386 242

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
14 3277 234

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
14 536 38

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 19 1.36

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
195 81 41.5%

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 55 50 302 23 15 38 12 91% 69%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
14 5816 415

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 3471 248

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 2345 168

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
14 424 30

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 26 1.86

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
221 89 40.3%

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 47 42 256 18 16 34 8 89% 72%