1976 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1976 record1–10 (0–6 MAC)
Head coachPat Culpepper (1st season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
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Template:1976 Mid-American Conference football standings

The 1976 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. The Huskies competed under the Mid-American Conference banner during this season. They were led by first-year head coach Pat Culpepper, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.


September 11at Wichita State*L 0–21
September 28Western MichiganL 6–37
September 25at Long Beach State*L 0–37
October 9at Indiana State*L 10–28
October 16Illinois State*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 7–3
October 23at Southern Illinois*L 0–54
October 30Ball State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 7–33
November 6at ToledoL 2–17
November 13Central Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 9–31
November 20at OhioL 15–63
November 25at Kent StateL 0–42
  • *Non-conference game



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