1959 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceInterstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1959 record7–2 (4–2 IIAC)
Head coachHoward Fletcher (4th season)
Home stadiumGlidden Field
(Capacity: 5,500)
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Template:1959 IIAC football standings

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 19Wheaton (IL)*W 35–8
September 26at North Central College*Naperville, ILW 27–6
October 3at Southern IllinoisW 20–15
October 10at Eastern IllinoisCharleston, ILW 38–6
October 17Western Illinois
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 13–18
October 24at Central MichiganMount Pleasant, MIL 7–29
October 31Illinois State
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 40–14
November 7Eastern Michigan
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 34–0
November 14at Hillsdale College*Hillsdale, MIW 33–27
  • *Non-conference game


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