College Football Team Details: Northern Iowa
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Northern Iowa FCS (AQ's) : MVFC

Location
Cedar Falls IA

Spirit Name
Panthers

Mascot
T C Panther
Stadium:
UNI-Dome: FCS Rank 42
Capacity: 16,234
Surface: Artificial

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 7-4 Marl Farley @ NIU 81-32 Winning Percentage 70.68 603-375-47 Winning Percentage 61.12 Total Win Rank 13 Winning Percentage Rank 21 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense 7* Defense 4 12,969 FCS Rk 19
2010 7-5 Marl Farley @ NIU 88-37 Winning Percentage 69.53 610-380-47 Winning Percentage 61.09 Total Win Rank 13 Winning Percentage Rank 21 Total 37 Off. 17 Def. 18 S.T. 2 Offense 3 Defense 6 12,997 Increase FCS Rank 24
2011 10-3 Marl Farley @ NIU 98-40 Winning Percentage 70.21 620-383-47 Winning Percentage 61.29 Total Win Rank 13 Winning Percentage Rank 21 Total 40 Off. 17 Def. 20 S.T. 3 Offense 8* Defense 10 13,189 Increase FCS Rank 23
2012 5-6 Marl Farley @ NIU 103-46 Winning Percentage 68.42 625-389-47 Winning Percentage 61.12 Total Win Rank 13 Winning Percentage Rank 21 Back 43 Lost 18 Offense 6 Defense 4 11,905 Decrease FCS Rank 22
2013 7-5 Marl Farley @ NIU 110-51 Winning Percentage 67.87 632-394-47 Winning Percentage 61.09 Total Win Rank 12 Winning Percentage Rank 20 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 12,572 Increase FCS Rank 18
2014 9-5 Marl Farley @ NIU 119-56 Winning Percentage 67.87 641-399-47 Winning Percentage 61.13 Total Win Rank 12 Winning Percentage Rank 18 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 12,490 Decrease FCS Rank 14
2015 9-5 Marl Farley @ NIU 128-61 Winning Percentage 67.87 650-404-47 Winning Percentage 61.17 Total Win Rank 12 Winning Percentage Rank 17 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 11,549 Decrease FCS Rank 20
2016 5-6 Marl Farley @ NIU 134-67 Winning Percentage 67.87 655-410-47 Winning Percentage 61.02 Total Win Rank 12 Winning Percentage Rank 17 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 12,123 Increase FCS Rank 20
2017 8-5 Marl Farley @ NIU 142-72 Winning Percentage 66.36 663-415-47 Winning Percentage 61.02 Total Win Rank 12 Winning Percentage Rank 17 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
2018 7-6 Marl Farley @ NIU 149-78 Winning Percentage 65.64 670-421-27 Winning Percentage 61.14
2019 10-5 Marl Farley @ NIU 159-83 Winning Percentage 65.70 680-426-27 Winning Percentage 61.21
2020 3-4 Marl Farley @ NIU 162-87 Winning Percentage 65.06 683-430-27 Winning Percentage 61.10
2021 0-0 Marl Farley @ NIU 162-87 Winning Percentage 65.06 683-430-27 Winning Percentage 61.10
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2021)

Record 2021

Overall: W:6 L:6 T:0
Conf: W:6 L:6 T:0
Division: W:6 L:6 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-04 2021 Iowa State
 -VS- 
Northern Iowa
LOSS
16 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Iowa State 4-31 136 199 335 0 14 5
Northern Iowa 5-28 45 230 275 2 17 8
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-11 2021 Sacramento State
 -VS- 
Northern Iowa
WIN
16 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Sacramento State 7-76 106 349 455 6 17 4
Northern Iowa 2-15 219 127 346 1 13 6
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-18 2021 Northern Iowa
 -VS- 
Saint Thomas
WIN
44 - 3
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Iowa 10-85 193 193 386 1 15 7
Saint Thomas 2-30 26 79 105 4 15 3
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-02 2021 Northern Iowa
 -VS- 
Youngstown State
WIN
34 - 7
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Iowa 5-41 200 188 388 1 8 0
Youngstown State 0-0 52 198 250 3 16 7
Same Conference Oct-09 2021 North Dakota State
 -VS- 
Northern Iowa
LOSS
34 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
North Dakota State 3-30 181 182 363 1 15 5
Northern Iowa 9-70 124 257 381 2 13 3
Same Conference Oct-16 2021 Northern Iowa
 -VS- 
South Dakota
LOSS
21 - 34
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Iowa 7-59 90 303 393 3 9 2
South Dakota 4-36 161 153 314 1 16 6
Same Conference Oct-23 2021 South Dakota State
 -VS- 
Northern Iowa
WIN
17 - 26
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
South Dakota State 4-42 60 300 360 1 19 5
Northern Iowa 3-38 103 232 335 1 15 4
Same Conference Oct-30 2021 Northern Iowa
 -VS- 
Southern Illinois
WIN
23 - 16
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Iowa 4-40 184 103 287 3 18 7
Southern Illinois 9-74 119 306 425 2 15 4
Same Conference Nov-06 2021 Illinois State
 -VS- 
Northern Iowa
LOSS
17 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Illinois State 4-45 77 87 164 0 17 3
Northern Iowa 8-60 63 252 315 1 17 5
Same Conference Nov-13 2021 Missouri State
 -VS- 
Northern Iowa
LOSS
34 - 27
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Missouri State 5-37 59 320 379 0 13 6
Northern Iowa 2-7 122 238 360 3 10 2
Same Conference Nov-20 2021 Northern Iowa
 -VS- 
Western Illinois
WIN
41 - 3
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Iowa 9-110 237 241 478 2 15 7
Western Illinois 4-20 -46 163 117 5 14 2
FCS (FCS AQ's) Nov-27 2021 Eastern Washington
 -VS- 
Northern Iowa
LOSS
19 - 9
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Eastern Washington 5-38 129 283 412 1 19 8
Northern Iowa 9-87 108 315 423 3 15 2

Record 2021

Overall: W:6 L:6 T:0
Conf: W:6 L:6 T:0
Division: W:6 L:6 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Iowa 73 - 640 Yards 1688 2679 4367 23 165 53
Opponents 51 - 459 Yards 1060 2619 3679 24 190 58
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
12 4367 364

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 2679 223

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
12 1688 141

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
12 289 24

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 23 1.92

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
165 53 32.1%

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
12 27 24 117 8 7 15 9 89% 56%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
12 3679 307

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 2619 218

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 1060 88

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
12 216 18

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 24 2

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
190 58 30.5%

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
12 30 26 123 10 5 15 11 87% 50%

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