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1963 Northern Illinois Huskies football
Mineral Water Bowl, W 21–14 vs. [[{{{school}}}|Southwest Missouri State]]
ConferenceInterstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1963 record10–0 (4–0 IIAC)
Head coachHoward Fletcher (8th season)
Home stadiumGlidden Field
(Capacity 5,500)
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
Template:1963 IIAC football standings

The 1963 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University during the 1963 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies were undefeated during the season and won their first bowl game, the Mineral Water Bowl. The AP Poll declared Northern Illinois to be the NCAA College Division National Champions. However, the United Press International named Delaware the NCAA College Division National Champions.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 14Wisconsin–Whitewater*W 55–7
September 21at Winona State*W 61–0
September 28at Truman State*
W 21–12
October 5Nebraska–Omaha*
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 18–7
October 12Hillsdale College*
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 19–13
October 19Illinois State
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 43–0
October 26at Eastern Illinois
W 43–0
November 2Western Illinois
  • Glidden Field
  • DeKalb, IL
W 29–22
November 9at Central MichiganMount Pleasant, MIW 27–22
November 30vs. [[{{{school}}}|Southwest Missouri State]]*W 21–14
  • *Non-conference game

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ReferencesEdit

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