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1961 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceInterstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1961 record4–4–1 (3–2–1 IIAC)
Head coachHoward Fletcher (6th season)
Home stadiumGlidden Field
(Capacity: 5,500)
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
Template:1961 IIAC football standings

The 1961 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1961 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies competed in the Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC). They were led by sixth-year head coach Howard Fletcher and played their home games at the 5,500-seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 16Northwest Missouri State*W 49–0
September 23[[{{{school}}}|Wheaton (IL)]]*
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 2–7
September 29at [[{{{school}}}|Northeast Missouri State]]*
L 13–28
October 7at Southern IllinoisL 6–35
October 14Eastern IllinoisCharleston, ILT 20–20
October 21Western Illinois
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 23–22
October 28at Central MichiganMount Pleasant, MIW 11–0
October 29Illinois State
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 0–7
November 5Eastern Michigan
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 35–0
  • *Non-conference game

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