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 (2012)

Record 2012

Overall: W:12 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:12 L:2 T:0
Division: W:12 L:2 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-01 2012 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Iowa
LOSS
17 - 18
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-21 147 54 201 1 15 6
Iowa 3-30 139 129 268 0 18 8
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-08 2012 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Tennessee Martin
WIN
35 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 3-40 213 214 427 2 13 7
Tennessee Martin 6-45 63 282 345 3 16 5
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-15 2012 Army
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
40 - 41
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Army 5-35 486 8 494 0 17 9
Northern Illinois 4-49 173 342 515 3 9 8
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-22 2012 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Kansas
WIN
30 - 23
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 6-50 220 235 455 1 19 9
Kansas 4-21 179 150 329 0 16 4
Same Conference Sep-29 2012 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Central Michigan
WIN
55 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-49 174 153 327 0 9 5
Central Michigan 3-26 57 214 271 0 7 3
Same Conference Oct-06 2012 Ball State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
23 - 35
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ball State 7-70 129 434 563 3 20 9
Northern Illinois 9-81 314 195 509 2 12 2
Same Conference Oct-13 2012 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Buffalo
WIN
45 - 3
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 7-81 219 241 460 1 14 4
Buffalo 7-103 74 263 337 3 19 7
Same Conference Oct-20 2012 Akron
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
7 - 37
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Akron 7-67 42 157 199 3 14 5
Northern Illinois 8-70 305 223 528 1 17 6
Same Conference Oct-27 2012 Western Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
34 - 48
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Michigan 5-31 156 333 489 1 20 12
Northern Illinois 5-55 179 274 453 0 15 8
Same Conference Nov-03 2012 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Massachusetts
WIN
63 - 0
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 10-88 332 278 610 1 11 9
Massachusetts 2-20 114 153 267 4 18 8
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-14 2012 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Toledo
WIN
31 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-56 189 407 596 3 12 6
Toledo 3-30 131 265 396 4 8 3
Same Conference Nov-23 2012 Eastern Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
7 - 49
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Eastern Michigan 3-30 94 133 227 1 13 4
Northern Illinois 3-25 242 173 415 0 14 6
Same Conference Nov-30 2012 Kent State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
37 - 44
Overtime
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Kent State 0-0 70 190 260 2 19 8
Northern Illinois 8-62 312 212 524 3 19 10
BCS (FBS AQ's) Jan-01 2013 Florida State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
31 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Florida State 8-96 243 291 534 1 14 3
Northern Illinois 5-40 83 176 259 2 18 5

Record 2012

Overall: W:12 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:12 L:2 T:0
Division: W:12 L:2 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Illinois 83 - 767 Yards 3102 3177 6279 20 197 91
Opponents 63 - 604 Yards 1977 3002 4979 25 219 88
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 6279 449

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 3177 227

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
14 3102 222

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
14 540 39

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 20 1.43

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
197 91 46.2%

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
14 71 57 369 34 16 50 7 80% 70%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
14 4979 356

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 3002 214

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 1977 141

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
14 278 20

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
219 88 40.2%

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
14 52 35 194 15 8 23 12 67% 44%