|1942 Northern Illinois State Huskies football|
|Conference||Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference|
|1942 record||4–2–2 (2–0–2 IIAC)|
|Head coach||George "Chick" Evans (14th season)|
|Home stadium||Glidden Field|
Template:1942 IIAC football standings The 1942 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois State Teachers College during the 1942 college football season. There were no divisions of college football during this time period, and the Huskies competed in the Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They were led by fourteenth year head coach Chick Evans and played their home games at the 5,500 seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus.
|September 26||Wisconsin–Whitewater*||W 13–0|
|October 3||at Camp Grant*||Rockford, IL||L 0–41|
|October 10||Western Illinois||T 14–14|
|October 17||at Ball State*||Muncie, IN||L 0–14|
|October 24||at Wisconsin–Stevens Point*||Stevens Point, WI||W 7–0|
|October 31||Southern Illinois||W 34–7|
|November 11||at Illinois State||Normal, IL||T 6–6|
|November 14||Eastern Illinois||W 2–0|
- Eastern Illinois forfeited the contest.