1953 Northern Illinois State Huskies football
ConferenceInterstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1953 record1–8 (1–5 IIAC)
Head coachGeorge "Chick" Evans (25th season)
Home stadiumGlidden Field
(Capacity: 5,500)
← 1952
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Template:1953 IIAC football standings

The 1953 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois State Teachers College in the 1953 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–fifth 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 16at Lewis (IL)*Romeoville, ILL 6–12
October 3at Beloit (WI)*Beloit, WIL 7–31
October 10at Southern IllinoisL 14–27
October 17Michigan State NormalL 14–20
October 24Illinois State
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 0–39
October 31at Nebraska–Omaha*L 14–47
November 6at Central MichiganMount Pleasant, MIL 0–46
November 14Western Illinois
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 0–27
November 21at Eastern IllinoisCharleston, ILW 19–6
  • *Non-conference game


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