1962 Northern Illinois Huskies football
Mineral Water Bowl, L 20–23 vs. [[{{{school}}}|Adams State]]
ConferenceInterstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1962 record8–2 (3–1 IIAC)
Head coachHoward Fletcher (7th season)
Home stadiumGlidden Field
(Capacity 5,500)
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Template:1962 IIAC football standings

The 1962 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1962 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies finished the regular season 8–1 and played in the Mineral Water Bowl, losing to [[{{{school}}}|Adams State]]. They were led by seventh-year head coach Howard Fletcher.


September 15Wisconsin–Whitewater*Whitewater, WIW 17–0
September 22Winona State*W 27–0
September 29Truman State*
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 37–8
October 6at Nebraska–Omaha*W 13–7
October 13Eastern Illinois
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 21–0
October 20at Western IllinoisW 43–0
October 27Central Michigan
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
L 27–35
November 3at Illinois StateNormal, ILW 48–7
November 10Wisconsin–La Crosse*
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 50–7
November 24vs. [[{{{school}}}|Adams State]]*L 20–23
  • *Non-conference game



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