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 12-3 / 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 23-6/ 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 31-12 / 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 36-19 / 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 44-24 / 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 8-6 Rod Carey @ NIU 52-30 / Winning Percentage 65.67 RK 31 587-494-51 / Winning Percentage 54.11 Total Win Rank 64 & Winning Percentage Rank 69 Total 54 Offense 27 Defense 25 ST 2 Offense 8* Defense 6 10,404 Increase Rank 128
2019 0-0 Thomas Hammock @ NIU 0-0 Winning Percentage 0.00 RK NA 587-494-51 / Winning Percentage 54.11 Total Win Rank 64 & Winning Percentage Rank 69 Total 56 Offense 26 Defense 28 ST 2 Offense 6* Defense 7 NA
2020 0-0 Thomas Hammock
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2014)

Record 2014

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
FCS (FCS AQ's) Aug-28 2014 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Presbyterian
WIN
55 - 3
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 6-55 424 211 635 0 22 14
Presbyterian 2-12 69 58 127 3 12 1
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-06 2014 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
15 - 23
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 9-93 72 322 394 1 23 14
Northern Illinois 8-75 221 180 401 0 17 7
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-13 2014 UNLV
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
34 - 48
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
UNLV 5-32 102 397 499 1 17 8
Northern Illinois 8-86 331 285 616 1 19 15
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-20 2014 Arkansas
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
52 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Arkansas 4-30 212 215 427 0 14 10
Northern Illinois 9-67 123 180 303 1 15 6
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-04 2014 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Kent State
WIN
17 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 9-81 181 198 379 1 18 9
Kent State 3-27 83 244 327 0 16 3
Same Conference Oct-11 2014 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Central Michigan
LOSS
17 - 34
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 3-34 110 231 341 1 14 4
Central Michigan 3-29 283 216 499 1 14 5
Same Conference Oct-18 2014 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Miami OH
WIN
51 - 41
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-43 433 225 658 1 12 7
Miami OH 8-56 168 346 514 0 10 5
Same Conference Oct-25 2014 Eastern Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
17 - 28
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Eastern Michigan 8-80 257 124 381 0 18 10
Northern Illinois 3-37 332 54 386 1 12 5
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-05 2014 Ball State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
21 - 35
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ball State 2-24 133 174 307 5 14 4
Northern Illinois 8-85 236 149 385 2 22 10
Same Conference Nov-11 2014 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Toledo
WIN
27 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-34 226 190 416 0 15 3
Toledo 3-20 263 209 472 0 15 4
Same Conference Nov-18 2014 Ohio
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
14 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ohio 4-30 203 141 344 2 14 7
Northern Illinois 6-85 141 184 325 1 13 6
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-28 2014 Western Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
21 - 31
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Michigan 4-30 91 256 347 6 17 9
Northern Illinois 3-22 196 159 355 2 12 5
Same Conference Dec-06 2014 Bowling Green
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
17 - 51
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Bowling Green 2-5 124 163 287 4 13 4
Northern Illinois 5-40 334 218 552 2 19 10
BYE WEEK!
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Dec-23 2014 Marshall
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
52 - 23
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Marshall 4-41 200 225 425 0 18 7
Northern Illinois 6-60 224 281 505 0 14 9

Record 2014

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 84 - 804 Yards 3512 2745 6257 13 224 110
Opponents 61 - 509 Yards 2260 3090 5350 23 215 91
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 6257 447

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 2745 196

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
14 3512 251

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
14 441 32

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 13 0.93

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
224 110 49.1%

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 52 46 225 20 9 29 17 88% 56%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
14 5350 382

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 3090 221

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
14 2260 161

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
14 359 26

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
14 23 1.64

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
215 91 42.3%

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 37 29 141 11 7 18 11 78% 49%