1951 Northern Illinois State Huskies football
Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Champions
ConferenceInterstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1951 record9–0 (6–0 IIAC)
Head coachGeorge "Chick" Evans (23rd season)
Home stadiumGlidden Field
(Capacity: 5,500)
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Template:1951 IIAC football standings

The 1951 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois State Teachers College during the 1951 college football season. There were no divisions of college football during this time period and the Huskies competed in the Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They were led by twenty-third 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 22at Wisconsin–Whitewater*Whitewater, WIW 20–7
September 29at Eastern IllinoisCharleston, ILW 21–7
October 6at Southern IllinoisW 14–7
October 13Eastern Michigan
W 35–21
October 20Illinois State
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 39–13
October 27Peru State (NE)*
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 21–0
November 2at Central MichiganMount Pleasant, MIW 26–13
November 10Western Illinois
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 20–7
November 17at Nebraska–Omaha*W 27–26
  • *Non-conference game



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