|1959 Northern Illinois Huskies football|
|Conference||Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference|
|1959 record||7–2 (4–2 IIAC)|
|Head coach||Howard Fletcher (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Glidden Field|
The 1959 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1959 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies competed in the Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC). They were led by fourth-year head coach Howard Fletcher and played their home games at the 5,500-seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus.
|September 19||Wheaton (IL)*||W 35–8|
|September 26||at North Central College*||Naperville, IL||W 27–6|
|October 3||at Southern Illinois||W 20–15|
|October 10||at Eastern Illinois||Charleston, IL||W 38–6|
|October 17||Western Illinois||L 13–18|
|October 24||at Central Michigan||Mount Pleasant, MI||L 7–29|
|October 31||Illinois State||W 40–14|
|November 7||Eastern Michigan||W 34–0|
|November 14||at Hillsdale College*||Hillsdale, MI||W 33–27|
- ↑ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Howard Fletcher, 1959". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_game_by_game.php?coachid=779&year=1959. Retrieved November 14, 2013.