1969 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceIndependent
1969 record3–7
Head coachDoc Urich (1st season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Penn State         11 0 0
#17 West Virginia         10 1 0
#12 Houston         9 2 0
#5 Notre Dame         8 2 1
Buffalo         6 3 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Villanova         6 3 0
Florida State         6 3 1
Colgate         5 3 1
Air Force         6 4 0
West Texas A&M         6 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
New Mexico State         5 5 0
Southern Miss         5 5 0
Syracuse         5 5 0
Army         4 5 1
Virginia Tech         4 5 1
Georgia Tech         4 6 0
Miami (FL)         4 6 0
Pittsburgh         4 6 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Northern Illinois         3 7 0
Tulane         3 7 0
Utah State         3 7 0
Idaho         2 8 0
Navy         1 9 0
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1969 NCAA University Division football season. This was the Huskies' first year at the highest level in college football, making the transition from College Division to University Division at the end of the previous season. The Huskies competed among the Independents of the league during this season, and the next 5 seasons afterwards before joining the Mid-American Conference. They were led by first year head coach Doc Urich, and played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13at North Dakota StateL 0-28
September 20IdahoW 47-30
September 27at West Texas StateL 7-22
October 4at MarshallW 18-17
October 11Western Kentucky
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 12-14
October 18at DaytonL 24-56
October 25Ball State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 17-13
November 8Toledo
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 21-35
November 15Western Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 22-31
November 22at Bowling GreenL 23-38

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