|1953 Northern Illinois State Huskies football|
|Conference||Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference|
|1953 record||1–8 (1–5 IIAC)|
|Head coach||George "Chick" Evans (25th season)|
|Home stadium||Glidden Field|
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 16||at Lewis (IL)*||Romeoville, IL||L 6–12|
|October 3||at Beloit (WI)*||Beloit, WI||L 7–31|
|October 10||at Southern Illinois||L 14–27|
|October 17||Michigan State Normal||L 14–20|
|October 24||Illinois State||L 0–39|
|October 31||at Nebraska–Omaha*||L 14–47|
|November 6||at Central Michigan||Mount Pleasant, MI||L 0–46|
|November 14||Western Illinois||L 0–27|
|November 21||at Eastern Illinois||Charleston, IL||W 19–6|
- ↑ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: George "Chick" Evans, 1953". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_game_by_game.php?coachid=717&year=1953. Retrieved November 14, 2013.