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 5-7 Thomas Hammock @ NIU 5-7 Winning Percentage 41.67 RK 95 592-501-51 / Winning Percentage 53.98 Total Win Rank 64 & Winning Percentage Rank 69 Total 56 Offense 26 Defense 28 ST 2 Offense 6* Defense 7 8,518 Increase Rank 130
2020 0-6 Thomas Hammock @ NIU 5-13 Winning Percentage 27.78 RK 114 592-507-51 / Winning Percentage 53.70 Total Win Rank 65 & Winning Percentage Rank 6970 Total 36 Offense 17 Defense 16 ST 3 Offense 6* Defense 4 Covid-19
2021 0-0 Thomas Hammock @ NIU 5-13 Winning Percentage 27.78 RK 114 592-507-51 / Winning Percentage 53.70 Total Win Rank 65 & Winning Percentage Rank 70 Total 46 Offense 21 Defense 22 ST 3 Offense 9 Defense10 TBD
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2021)

Record 2021

Overall: W:4 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:4 L:2 T:0
Division: W:4 L:2 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-04 2021 Georgia Tech
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
21 - 22
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Georgia Tech 2-5 237 156 393 1 18 9
Northern Illinois 11-82 165 136 301 1 12 5
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-11 2021 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Wyoming
LOSS
43 - 50
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 5-50 244 233 477 3 15 9
Wyoming 4-30 191 204 395 1 13 9
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-18 2021 Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
LOSS
63 - 10
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Michigan 5-45 373 233 606 0 6 3
Northern Illinois 6-57 162 46 208 1 13 2
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-25 2021 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Maine
WIN
41 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 7-58 292 282 574 2 9 2
Maine 5-65 125 165 290 1 11 2
Same Conference Oct-02 2021 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Eastern Michigan
WIN
27 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois 2-20 242 84 326 1 13 4
Eastern Michigan 7-56 38 338 376 2 14 6
Same Conference Oct-09 2021 Toledo
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
WIN
20 - 22
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Toledo 10-100 135 236 371 0 10 1
Northern Illinois 8-80 242 154 396 1 19 7
Same Conference Oct-16 2021 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Bowling Green
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois
Bowling Green
Same Conference Oct-23 2021 Central Michigan
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Central Michigan
Northern Illinois
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Nov-03 2021 Kent State
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Kent State
Northern Illinois
Same Conference Nov-10 2021 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Ball State
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois
Ball State
Same Conference Nov-17 2021 Buffalo
 -VS- 
Northern Illinois
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Buffalo
Northern Illinois
Same Conference Nov-23 2021 Northern Illinois
 -VS- 
Western Michigan
N/A
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northern Illinois
Western Michigan

Record 2021

Overall: W:4 L:2 T:0
Conf: W:4 L:2 T:0
Division: W:4 L:2 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Northern Illinois 39 - 347 Yards 1347 935 2282 9 81 29
Opponents 33 - 301 Yards 1099 1332 2431 5 72 30
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
6 2282 380

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 935 156

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
6 1347 225

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
6 165 28

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
6 9 1.5

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
81 29 35.8%

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
6 13 13 69 7 3 10 3 100% 77%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
6 2431 405

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 1332 222

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
6 1099 183

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
6 188 31

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
6 5 0.83

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
72 30 41.7%

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
6 16 13 78 12 1 13 0 81% 81%

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