1957 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceInterstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1957 record2–7 (1–5 IIAC)
Head coachHoward Fletcher (2nd season)
Home stadiumGlidden Field
(Capacity: 5,500)
← 1956
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Template:1957 IIAC football standings

The 1957 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1957 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies competed in the Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC). They were led by second-year head coach Howard Fletcher and played their home games at the 5,500-seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus. The Huskies were in a scandal for accepting bribes to lose three of their games. This was denied by the team and never went to court.


September 21Wheaton (IL)*L 7–25
September 28at Beloit (WI)Beloit, WIW 19–12
October 5at Eastern IllinoisCharleston, ILW 27–20
October 12Western Illinois
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 13–33
October 19at Central MichiganMount Pleasant, MIL 12–52
October 26Illinois State
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 7–13
November 2Eastern Michigan
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 20–54
November 9at Nebraska–Omaha*L 7–14
November 16at Southern IllinoisL 19–45
  • *Non-conference game


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