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 (2020)

Record 2020

Overall: W:0 L:4 T:0
Conf: W:0 L:4 T:0
Division: W:0 L:4 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
Same Conference Nov-04 2020 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Buffalo
LOSS
30 - 49
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 7-65 156 241 397 5 14 5
Buffalo 8-63 182 175 357 2 9 3
Same Conference Nov-11 2020 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Central Michigan
LOSS
10 - 40
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-45 74 170 244 2 16 2
Central Michigan 6-75 237 196 433 1 11 1
Same Conference Nov-18 2020 Ball State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
31 - 25
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Ball State 6-50 201 214 415 1 12 7
Northern Illinois 7-67 112 300 412 1 13 6
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-28 2020 Western Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
30 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Western Michigan 7-44 115 210 325 0 9 1
Northern Illinois 8-90 112 238 350 0 21 7
Same Conference Dec-05 2020 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Toledo
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois
Toledo
Same Conference Dec-12 2020 Eastern Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Eastern Michigan
Northern Illinois

Record 2020

Overall: W:0 L:4 T:0
Conf: W:0 L:4 T:0
Division: W:0 L:4 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Illinois 27 - 267 Yards 454 949 1403 8 64 20
Opponents 27 - 232 Yards 735 795 1530 4 41 12
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
4 1403 351

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 949 237

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
4 454 114

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
4 92 23

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
4 8 2

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
64 20 31.3%

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
4 4 4 24 3 1 4 0 100% 100%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
4 1530 383

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 795 199

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
4 735 184

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
4 150 38

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
4 4 1

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
41 12 29.3%

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
4 7 5 30 4 1 5 0 71% 71%